Sunday, April 20, 2014

A Recruitment Tragedy, Moron Moro and a Sordid Blame Game, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú A bad system produces bad products. I am not surprised the system threw up an Abba Moro at... read more

The South-Africanization of Nigeria, By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala The South Africans are here in Nigeria with a plan to take over the economy.…... read more

The Example of Lateef Jakande, By Okey Ndibe

Okey Ndibe One of my most revered friends rang me a few days ago after reading last week’s column. He... read more

Caribbean Self, African Selfie, By Pius Adesanmi

Pius Adesanmi Keynote lecture delivered at the inauguration of the Connections Week of the Caribbean and African Association of the... read more

A National Conference That Excludes Nigeria’s Youth, By Toyosi Akerele

“Would it have been too much to get two youth, one female and the other male, to represent each of... read more

Prosecute [not just Sack] Abba Moro For Recruitment Tragedy, By Jiti Ogunye

On Saturday, 15th of March, 2014, the ides of March, the Ministry of Internal Affairs ( Interior),  Nigerian Immigration Service... read more

NIS and the Case of Murder By Negligence, By Azeenarh Mohammed (@xeenarh)

Before sunrise, in the early hours of Saturday seven young Nigerians put on white shirts and left their homes. In... read more

Who is A Nigerian? A Question at the Heart of Rebuilding Nigeria, By Marcel Ojinnaka

Marcel Ojinnaka I had wanted to invest in the US stock market since early 2012, but was advised to hold... read more

Nigeria Immigration Recruitment Tragedy: Matters Arising, By Tolu Ogunlesi

“If we can’t provide for today’s 100 million or so young people, how will we take care of double that... read more

When a Rogue State Murders Its Youth, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Jibrin Ibrahim The images of hundreds and thousands of Nigeria’s youth in stadiums all over the country desperately trying to... read more

The Constitution and Presidential Powers, By Ifeanyi Uddin

The recent spat between the newly appointed defence minister, General Aliyu Gusau (rtd.) and the military chiefs of staff over... read more

Wanted: A Compassionate Nation, By Natasha Akpoti

Ten killed at a tens of thousand stampede; petitions calling for the sack of the Comptroller General of Nigerian Immigration... read more

A Boot For Abba Moro, By Femi Falana

About 18 unemployed graduates including three pregnant women were killed in stampede which occurred at Benin, Port Harcourt, Abuja and... read more

The Referendum In The Crimea and The Great Betrayal, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode On Sunday 16th March 2014 a referendum will be held in the Crimea to determine whether the people... read more

Reno Omokri: Anatomy of the Goebbels Motif, By Adeolu Ademoyo

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie... read more

Article of Faith: Dreaming Dreams of the Almighty (2), By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala When you tell people the Lord appeared to you in a dream, those who have not had such... read more

Institutions vs Leadership in Nigeria’s fight against corruption, Onyinye Ough

At least two perspectives on fighting corruption have emerged this week from key Nigerian reformers that served together during the... read more

‘Religionalisation’ of Presidential Politics: A Bad Precedent for Nigeria, By Senator Olubunmi Adetunmbi

“For the church, it is time to take up the gauntlet against this subtle presidential onslaught on its age-long independence.”…... read more

Will Nigeria disintegrate? By Chido Onumah

Chido Onumah Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, will on Monday, March 17, 2014, inaugurate the 492-member National Conference whose task is... read more

In Defence of Sadiq Abacha, By Gimba Kakanda

Abacha, our Abacha, the last of the true Generals and defenders against western imperialism, is dead and Nigerians, whose cowardice... read more

The PDP and the “Janja Weed” Influence, By Hannatu Musawa

Hannatu Musawa The irony of the All Progressives Congress, APC, adopting the broom as its national logo to sweep away... read more

Politicising oil exploration in the North, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Zainab Suleiman Okino My vague recollection of the search for oil in the North dates back to the beginning of... read more

Jonathan, a success story for South East Nigeria, By Theodore Orji

Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji “We want to put it on record that the commencement of work on the second... read more

Secure Schools, Don’t Close them Down, By Garba Shehu

The closure of five Federal Government Colleges in the North-Eastern part of the country is exactly what Boko Haram wants.... read more

Sambo Dasuki, Nigerian Security Challenges and Media Relations, By Yushau A. Shuaib

Yushau Shuaib “The National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, is a prince of the Sokoto... read more