Monday, April 21, 2014

Celebrating Half a Century of Arrow of God, By Ngozi Achebe

“Nigeria had lost one of its most salient and insistent voices – quiet but with the reverberations of thunderclaps and... read more

On Soyinka Vs The Abachas: A Letter to Gymber Cacandah, By Gimba Kakanda

I have to write this, and it has to be delivered, as I’ll tell the postman, very fast, to wherever... read more

One week, one tragedy, By Chido Onumah

Chido Onumah: Dig deeper and you will establish a link between the so-called consultancy firm that handled the NIS recruitment... read more

12 Years A Slave and The Case For Reparations, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode I have just finished watching the film titled ”12 Years A Slave”. I couldn’t stop weeping from the... read more

Immigration Tragedy and the Employment Process In Nigeria, By Integrity Organization

Integrity Nigeria How can a serious country looking for serious people to add to its ranks conduct an examination in... read more

Why Arogbofa Became Jonathan’s Chief Of Staff, By Eric Teniola

Eric Teniola It is a tradition for officers of the Signal Corps of the Nigerian Army to be given political... read more

Boko Haram: Is the Military in false propaganda war? By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Zainab Suleiman Okino About two weeks ago, the women of this country, as represented by gender activists, professionals, and other concerned... read more

The National Conference as a Dictatorial Safari, By Garba Shehu

President Jonathan is going about the National Conference in a way suggesting that he is not a firm believer in... read more

Minister Gusau Vs Service Chiefs: An avoidable friction, By Dele Agekameh

Dele Agekameh The embarrassment suffered by Gusau has again brought into focus the call for the formation of a “war... read more

Looking For Jobs, Finding Death, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode One day Nigerians will appreciate the importance of facts, figures and statistics and the consequences of tolerating atrocious,... read more

I have been to Africa, By Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u

Muhammad Jameel Yusha’u Blame the media for the stereotyping of Africa, author says.…... read more

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