If the educated citizen does not defend the pursuit of learning, it will not be defended at all. For there will always be those who scoff at intellectuals, who cry out against research, who seek to limit our educational system…. Read More ›
Within a span of six months — between November last year and April this year — I travelled to Jos twice. First, I was a participant at the Policy Strategy and Leadership Course (PSLC) of the Nigeria Institute for Policy… Read More ›
Curtains Raised… Girls with skimpy skirts dancing with the mammalians dangling to the rhythm but their faces bore no radiance.
So we took the long and a b it tortuous road to Kanam, a local government some almost three hours outside of Jos. Did I say tortuous, well truth be told; it wasn’t really that bad a road compared to… Read More ›
Herdsman Versus Farmer: Some Tangible Lessons From ‘‘Frame-Ups’’ For The Caricature Fight Of The Titans, By Kelechi Abonuyo
A playful grand-uncle of mine, while alive, earned a reputable alias from his popular aphorism. He was fond of singing to children, ‘‘Where he-goat wrestled, grasses do not grow there.’’
The policemen did not attack the robbers People: No mind dem The policemen attacked the robbers People: Dem just wan kill themselves.
A forth night ago, the news trending on social media, Facebook of course, was a huge joke about a Nigerian of south-eastern origin, who buried his late dad in an unusual coffin – a BMW X5 SUV. It was waved… Read More ›
After a four years wait, the prestigious World Cup finally begins in Russia as the tournament’s two lowest-ranked teams, the hosts and Saudi Arabia, play against each other in the opening game at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
In the last few months, I have had to defend/explain our editorial decisions to someone in the industry who I respect tremendously; explanation engendered by what he called harsh headlines in Blueprint to castigate the government of President Muhammadu Buhari,… Read More ›
You can’t stay young forever. But, you can be immature for your entire life. Life is tactfully in these four phases
Unlike in 2015, no crystal ball gazers can say with precision how the next one year will be and what the next few months will unravel in Nigeria’s political space. By this time four year ago, things were already shaping… Read More ›
The Act Of Iberiberism: Governor Okorocha Reminds Me Of Emperor Nero, My Former School Senior Prefect, By Kelechi Abonuyo
‘…………..One Mr Cletus Ozuruigbo, a non-academic staff that knew his father, once approached Marcel and said to him that his name would be on the board forever if he was made the SP. Mr Ozuruigbo said it, pointing to the… Read More ›