To Oil the Wheel of Progress…

I have a story to tell. In the 1970s, three governments set up national oil companies to engage in exploration, production and refining. Nigeria...

2019: As the whistle is blown…

The whistle for 2019 has finally been blown as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lifted the ban on partisan politics and campaigns on...

Nigeria’s Omugwo (Postpartum Care) Problems

Last week, Damilola Dimeji-Ajayi wrote on Omugwo: Understanding The Culture Behind Igbo’s Traditional Postpartum Care I love the fact that possibly a Yoruba person had...

The Demons Tormenting Nigeria

Dr. Yemi Kale, the Statistician General of the National Bureau of Statistics of Nigeria (NBS), recently tweeted that the bureau’s unemployment report was being...

Alleged Buhari Double and the Spirit of Public Inquiry

This week’s reflection is on a trending story that began when Buhari returned from his 104-days of medical treatment in the UK in 2017....

Minimum Wage, Maximum Palaver

After no fewer than 16 meetings and protracted negotiations with the organised private sector, the authorities in the 36 states and the federal government,...

Nigeria, MTN and Pseudo-Nationalism

The recent report that two global banks – HSBC and UBS- have closed shops in the country should be a source of concern to...

Buhari’s ‘New Affection’ for Jonathan and the 2019 Elections

As we nudge towards the 2019 presidential election, and with many people predicting that it will be more bitterly fought than the acrimonious 2015...

Anthony Anenih: A personal and political portrait

Anthony Anenih, the political leader, chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party who has died aged 85, was one of the most important figures in...

We are all part of the Nigerian problem

What is the problem with Nigeria, who is the problem, today I dare say that the problem with Nigeria is not America, United Kingdom,...

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