One does not eat “I almost” in a stew. (What one missed narrowly, one cannot enjoy at all). Advertisements
John Bull my son, I send you to school, you don’t know how to spell your name…” Nursery rhyme.
In the United States, there are three ways a president can leave office mid-term: death, resignation or impeachment. In Nigeria, there have been several impeachments especially legislative heads, and a few conspired impeachments of governors, only a handful can be… Read More ›
When I chaired the special publication marking the 10th anniversary of Media Trust Limited in 2008 (I was the deputy managing editor then), I lamented the death of the previous newspapers I had worked with and was happy to note… Read More ›
“Our wife, our wife”: come midnight and we will know whose wife she really is. Jawaharlal Nehru said, “I want nothing to do with any religion concerned with keeping the masses scarified to live in hunger, filth and arrogance. I… Read More ›
Last week, I addressed the issue of how we glorify ethnic champions who must have caused deaths and misery to the detriment of building a nation through collective aspiration, as the underlining factor that fractures our country down the line.
Wetin goat day find inside aquarium–Question? We the willing led by the unknowing are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much for so long with so little we are now qualified to do anything with nothing.
There must be something in us that accommodates and promotes the dregs of the society as heroes. We might criticise and condemn them but our innermost spirits and attachment to our community appear to accept them.
It was sometime in September, precisely September 5th 2009, and it’s 8 years now, and even last month very little or next to nothing was heard about the man.
The appointment of a new deputy governor for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has got tongues wagging, for different reasons though. 39-year-old Aisha Ahmad has the advantage of age and many positive qualities going for her but mischief makers… Read More ›
So for the purpose of this admonishment, I did like to refer to them as the Nigerian musketeers. And if you have watched The Man in the Iron Mask, a 1998 American action drama film directed, produced, and written by… Read More ›
The new lingo in the nation’s political lexicon is ‘restructuring’. I reckon with the obvious structural defects and unworkability of the federal system we run; after operating a particular model without much success, it needs to be tinkered with.