The Fowl on a journey inside the basket does not know where it will end.
Nigeria is now ferociously slipping into lawlessness under the watch of president Muhammadu Buhari. Any optimist still living in denial, after the brazen desecration of a court of law by agents of the Department of State Services (DSS) last Friday,… Read More ›
The kangaroo, and the chameleon set out to visit the turtle, after days in the forest trekking, they were almost at the turtle’s home, when the lion roared, they did not see the lion, but heard the roar, both kangaroo… Read More ›
By next week it would be December, the month of Christmas, better put the last month of the year, so just some 30 plus days to the year 2020 and again we will be wishing ourselves the best of the… Read More ›
Before he was sworn in as president in May 2015, Muhammadu Buhari, without prompting from anybody, publicly told his immediate and extended family members to stand back from his incoming government. He even warned that any family member who used… Read More ›
Defeat is an orphan. Nothing illustrates its orphanage as vividly as the fate of two politicians involved in last week’s elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States: Senator Dino Melaye and Governor Seriake Henry Dickson.
A coup is a curious thing. Those who make the coup never admit that they have made the coup. They claim that they are restoring democracy or that they are taking extraordinary means to establish the conditions – eventually –… Read More ›
In 2017, Issa Shivji delivered the Harold Wolpe Memorial Lecture at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Issa, who taught at the University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) for decades, reflected on the idea of revolutionary intellectuals. He… Read More ›
To the thinking man, the world is a comedy; to the feeling man, it’s a tragedy. I think all the time–Ken Saro Wiwa.
I know from experience that criticisms, even apparently destructive criticisms, are helpful to government—Lateef Jakande, former governor of Lagos state
Debts are nowadays like children begot with pleasure but brought forth in pain
The sum total of everything — the good, the bad and the ugly — may form the mass of our existential lives and the nation’s but why do we place the highest premium on frivolities at the detriment of grave… Read More ›