Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Struggle for Meaning: Ukraine, Iyaloja and all that Jazz, By Pius Adesanmi

PIUS ADESANMI If you cannot even come together against the local terrorism of an Iyaloja in Lagos, how do you... read more

Sorry, the President Cannot suspend a CBN Governor! By Jiti Ogunye

Since, this news platform, Premium Times, published our intervention entitled ” Sanusi’s Suspension is Illegal and Unconstitutional” on Friday, February... read more

Another Long Walk Begins, By Akin Adesokan

Akin Adesokan With the promulgation of the Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition law this past January, the Nigerian government may have initiated... read more

Reforming Our Universities, By Ifeanyi Uddin

Decades after its ouster from office, the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) administration remains one of the most steeped in controversy... read more

Conversations in the North East, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Jibrin Ibrahim Nigeria’s Second African Peer Review of our governance systems is currently on going. It is conducted by a... read more

What $20 Billion Can Buy You, By Aisha Oyebode

In the course of discussion last night, it suddenly occurred to me that I just couldn’t comprehend what $20bn could... read more

Removal of CBN Governor: Keeping Our Focus on the Issue, By N-Katalyst

N-Katalyst, a non-partisan network of individuals with a deep commitment to the promotion of Nigerian unity and progressive change is... read more

Nigeria does not need ideological mega political parties, By Tobi Oluwatola

“What we need is not ideology but adequate competition in the political space.”…... read more

Sanusi’s Suspension and the Limits of Hasty Judgment, By Adeolu Ademoyo

With the “suspension” from office of Mr. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the Governor of Nigeria’s Central Bank, the question of... read more

Jonathan, Sanusi and the birth of a hero, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode The former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is not my favourite person... read more

Article of Faith: Why Pastors don’t go to Heaven, By Femi Aribisala

Femi Aribisala All those who still call themselves pastors today are not disciples of Jesus. I became the Pastor of... read more

Aregbesola and His Traducers: Facts, Fictions and Fallacies, By Erasmus Ikhide

Erasmus Ikhide Politics in the State of Osun is attaining a feverish point as the state’s governorship election slated for August... read more

The Jonathan doctrine of leadership, By Reno Omokri

President’s aide bashes critics within the opposition…... read more

Sanusi’s Head, Nigeria’s Roof, By Pius Adesanmi

Pius Adesanmi [Reader, the piece below was addressed to my social media audience on Facebook today in reaction to the... read more

Sanusi’s Suspension is Illegal and Unconstitutional, By Jiti Ogunye

Monday morning, February 20th, President Goodluck Jonathan suspended Nigeria’s  Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, from office. Dr. Reuben Abati,... read more

General Minimah, his Opobo ancestry and the burden of history, By Eric Teniola

Eric Teniola General Minimah is the new face of Opobo. General Minimah is also the new face of the Nigeria... read more

Nigeria: The Rise and Rise of Impunity! By Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri

Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri These are indeed, very trying times for the country. The news of the central bank governor Sanusi Lamido... read more

This is How Nigeria Works, By Gimba Kakanda

You get a call from a Big Man who is kindhearted, or has been told remarkable things about you. He... read more

The tragedy of defections and valueless politics in Nigeria, By Udo Jude Ilo

Udo Jude Ilo Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, writing in the Young India newspaper on October 22, 1925, espoused the theory of... read more

The missing link in Jonathan’s church-to-royalty shuttle, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Zainab Suleiman Okino John F. Kennedy, one of America’s most loved and flamboyant presidents, in this poignant statement, said: “A... read more

Does Nigeria Have a Foreign Policy? By Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu In making a distinction between a journalist and a diplomat, an author described the diplomat as an official... read more

Besieged by the Police By Okey Ndibe

Okey Ndibe President Goodluck Jonathan is notorious for moving at slower than the speed of a snail when called upon... read more

Man, animal marriage, By Dele Agekameh

Dele Agekameh ‘With this strange wedding between a man and a male dog now officially consummated, the US must have... read more

Are NNPC and PPPRA immune to Legislative and Presidential Oversight? By Jiti Ogunye

These are interesting times. On Thursday, February 13th 2014, at the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the $20 billion oil... read more

Nigeria and its declining education– the way forward, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú Nigeria’s decline in education, though incipient, is impossible to miss. In the past, there was always a countervailing... read more