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...

Biafra, June 12, Boko Haram and the future of Nigeria (1)

''A nation is neither an eternal nor a divinely ordained construct as is often delusively proclaimed, in the case of Nigeria, by our exceptionally depraved ruling class and their sympathisers. It comes into being at a historical juncture – through a combination of factors and forces – and can cease to be by the same logic''.

Buccaneers as Statesmen-Chido Onumah

I have always advocated for a full-scale socio-political restructuring of Nigeria. The reason is simple. Unless we do, we will daily, to our collective...

Boko Haram: What We Must Do

The recent spate of abductions of school girls by Boko Haram has finally brought the chickens’ home to roost. All of a sudden Nigeria...

No Time

No Time was always happy at month end. As a young man of thirty, he taught at Community Primary School in Vandeikya. And he...

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