Last December, the Nigerian Army demanded a retraction of what it described as the ”unwarranted and serial provocative, unauthorized, libelous and defamatory publications against the person of Lt. Gen. T.Y. Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff and Nigerian Army counter… Read More ›
Let me start with this short story, as told me by a colleague—during the civil war in Nigeria, at one of the frontiers, neighboring villages bothering Nsukka would go in to take spoils of war.
Before 1914, the geographical space called Nigeria existed in bifurcation – the northern and southern protectorates. And before the British savaged and carved out the area for immanent exploitation, there were thriving kingdoms, ethnic groups, cultures, traditions, and civilisations.
Let me start in. This manner — “I know that the 21st century policing should thrive more on intelligence gathering, tactical operations, which will bring about clinical execution of assignment. With this in mind, our security operatives should adopt modern… Read More ›
My friend’s family is grieving. Their beloved golden retriever, Scout, has died. It’s hard to describe this loss, because you would have to have known Scout and what he meant to the family to understand.
The 2019 general election in Nigeria has been described by international and local observers, stakeholders, direct participants and the electorate themselves as a “disappointment”, “ a bad day for democracy”, “a step back from whatever Nigeria may have achieved since… Read More ›
If you must buy a baboon don’t buy the one with a 10% discount. PCD So while you call them the Ibos, are they really the Ibos, there are strangely and strongly dichotomized by church denominations and sects, while in… Read More ›
John Campbell, former US ambassador to Nigeria, says the 2019 presidential election in the country has been bad news for democracy.
Very quickly these are not the best of times for my friend and brother, Owelle Rochas iScAriot Okorocha, the outgoing Imo state governor and copyrights owner of the word “Iberiberism”. I humbly request permission to use his word, believing he… Read More ›
In his sweetest days, Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha fancied himself as the new „Zik“ of Nigerian politics.
Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories… Read More ›
As oyinbo (whiteman) take like Black Maria, blackmail, black angels, black coffee, the black man still proudly uses the white tissue roll for black shit…