Governors Want To Have Us For Dinner

There are many things we must suffer at the hands of politicians who claim we elected them to serve, but I thought that offering...

Democracy and delayed LG poll in Lagos

AS  Governor  Babatunde Raji  Fashola  takes  his exit from power,  it is necessary  to ask  him why  he was not able to allow the...

PDP Orphan In Search Of A Home

It’s hard trying to keep up with the pace of news from the states and Abuja these days. With three weeks to hand over,...

The Words They Couldn’t Put In Jonathan’s Mouth

On the eve of Nigeria’s 54th independence anniversary, President Jonathan’s special assistant on public affairs, Doyin Okupe, came up with a very bright idea....

Dimgba Igwe died or was killed?

In the company of some classmates, I was at a marriage ceremony at our old school, CMC Grammar School, Bariga, Lagos. The bride was...

Gaza Seize-Fire (iii)

There are many reasons why the world gave the Palestinian struggle the short shrift. First and most important is the duplicity and lack of...

Assasination Attempt on Buhari?

I join President Goodluck Jonathan and other well-wishers to thank God that General Muhammadu Buhari came to no harm in the attack on his convoy...

APC: A Dod Giving Itself A Bad Name

Most of our platitudes notwithstanding, self-deception remains the most difficult deception.                         - Joan Didion, American Essayist I have been told by many APC members that...

For Soyinka and the men in my life!

“Nigeria is not a nation but a noyau – i.e., a society of inward antagonism, one held together by mutual internal antagonism, one which...

Biafra, June 12, Boko Haram and the future of Nigeria – 2

For a people in search of a meaningful national identity, I worry when we miss any opportunity – no matter how insignificant – to...

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