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An overtly jealous boyfriend

Dear Auntie Dora, With a confused heart I am writing this piece seeking for your timely response and advice. My name is Pearl. I am  25years old and dating a guy called Akin  who is30. We love each other  a... Full Story...

The Trouble with Nigeria (1)

Nigeria is bedevilled by serious challenges – from the problem of underdevelopment to corruption, poor governance, weak institutions and policy reversals. This has led to intense debates on what really is the... Full Story...

The State of the Nation Bill

I was intrigued when the National Assembly passed the State of the Nation Address bill 2013 sometime in May and transmitted it, to use the appropriate legislative language, to the president for either his ass... Full Story...

The State of the Nation Bill

I was intrigued when the National Assembly passed the State of the Nation Address bill 2013 sometime in May and transmitted it, to use the appropriate legislative language, to the president for either his assen... Full Story...

Obama’s Second Africa Visit

jideofor_thursdays In the final leg of his weeklong three-country visit to Africa, U.S. President Barack Obama received the most ecstatic welcome of his visit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on Monday July 1 2013.... Full Story...

The Heat and the Polity

A couple of weeks ago, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was angry with our politicians. Its source of anger was the rather unrestrained inclination by these blessed and important men and w... Full Story...

The Balance of Stories

One of the famous quotes often attributed to the late Chinua Achebe, master story teller extraordinaire, is this one about the lion and the hunter: ‘Until lions learn to produce their own historians, the hist... Full Story...