Nigeria’s unhealthy healthcare in the eye of Coronavirus 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is here to teach us a lesson; I hope we learn. Nigeria’s healthcare is unhealthy. But instead of fixing it, our rulers...

Tribute to Thandika Mkandawire: An African Intellectual Giant

On 27 March 2020, Thandika Mkandawire, a Malawian professor of economics, died in Stockholm. With COVID-19 dominating global attention and headlines, it is understandable...

Diary Of A Lockdown

When I left Abuja at short notice nine days ago, the city was already emptying. The single biggest factory and business centre there -...

Revisiting a national political debate

One of the first definitive steps taken by General Ibrahim Babangida on displacing General Muhammadu Buhari in a “palace coup” and coming to power...

HOW COVID-19 IS EXPOSING EFFECTIVE AND INEFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP: A LIMITED CASE STUDY OF SOUTH...

There is an apocryphal argument that Abraham Lincoln once said: “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give...

Covid-19 And That Flight From Abuja

The trip was not planned. As concerns over the spread of Covid-19 grew and the country inched more and more towards the abnormal, I...

COVID-19 Epidemic: Lessons for Global Unity and Peace!

Coronavirus simply known as COVID-19 is a pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China on 31 December 2019. Available information from Worldometer indicates that there...
Supreme Court Atiku Election Petition 

Corona Chronicles

This is my third commentary on the Coronavirus pestilence (see “E ku Corona o” – ThisDay, March 3, and “Amala and the Coronavirus patient”...

Walking around tricky singular noun plurals

The inevitability of death notwithstanding, human beings are not primed to accept it except in its finality. We all would love to live long...

Children on the Grass, Nigeria’s COVID19

A child said what is the grass? Fetching it to me with full hands, how could I answer the child? I do not know...

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