Don’t Blame Jonathan By Azu Ishiekwene

At last, former President Goodluck Jonathan appears to have found his mojo. In recent speech after speech, he’s been taking the fight to the doorstep of the ruling All Progressives Congress and causing quite a […]

Charly Boy and the mob of animal farm

Two Tuesdays ago, Charles Oputa (aka Charly Boy) and his #OurMumuDonDo group protested President Muhammadu Buhari’s prolonged absence from office. Typical of the Nigeria Police’s short-sightedness of citizens’ democratic and civic rights, they took the […]

The Small Town Of The Super Rich

The small Nigerian town of Nnewi has more naira billionaires per capita than anywhere else in the country. Shortly before Nigeria’s independence in 1960, Louis Odumegwu Ojukwu, reportedly Nigeria’s first black billionaire, and founding president […]

The PDP and the imperative of rebirth

Unless a man has two wives he does not appreciate the value of the first one. So says an Urhobo proverb. The present excruciating failure of government illustrates this aphoristic submission. For 16 years, the […]

BUHARI: Beyond ‘resume or resign’

The President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, has embarked on a campaign for another presidential term that will begin in 2018. Mugabe is 93 years old and by the time the new term he will most […]

Osinbajo’s vision and the climate of fear

“Where have you been?” “I have been around” “I was just wondering why you have not said anything since the Acting President proclaimed that those of you who are asking for the restructuring of Nigeria […]

Buhari’s miserable legacy – @realFFK

Boko Haram back in full force and have hit Adamawa today. Fulani herdsmen killing innocent people all over the country. Security agencies killing with impunity and committing mass murder. Economy in recession. Nigerians poorer than […]

Is Obono-Obla sabotaging the anti-corruption war?

One of the constitutional amendments that Nigerians have been clamoring for is the separation of the office of attorney-general from the position of minister of justice. For many citizens, the continuous lumping together of the […]

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