Nigeria, our mothers, wives, our sisters and daughters

“When I kaput e go hard you”’, said he, To ever find man wey be like me “How you take think say I want man wey...

Corruption Incorporated Nigeria Limited (Or Unlimited?)

The policy thrust of President Muhammadu Buhari administration is a war against corruption and malfeasance but can he succeed without the support of an...
Much Ado about the Witchcraft Conference at UNN

Is the Constitution Review Committee Ploy to Blunt the Clamour for Restructuring?

The decision by the Dr Ahmad Lawan-led Ninth Senate to set up a 56-member Constitution Review Committee seems to have raised more questions than...

Parables for Dialogue: Implication for Peaceful Coexistence in Nigeria

Today, Nigeria is at crossroads. The country is no visitor to violent incidents related to political, economic and social grievances directed at the state...

“Insecurity” in Nigeria: What can the Left do?

Reflections on the current “insecurity” and “threatening state failure” in Nigeria – and what the Nigerian Left can do – recently led me, in...

‘Including’ does not refer to identical things

Inter alia, the Media Observer, Kenya’s media watchdog publication had this to say of a passage culled from a local newspaper: “Accompanied by several...

Amotekun, whither tiger, leopard, or cheetah

A day after the war If there is a war if after the war there is a day I will hold you in my arms A day...

Why South Sudan remains delicate even under a reconfigured government

Even though South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has reconfigured his government, incorporating his principal nemesis, Riek Machar, as his first vice president, one among...

Africa and the Danger of Resource-backed Loans from China

When I got an email from the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) informing me of a planned press release today (Thursday, February 27 2020)...

The Catholic Church, Peaceful Coexistence and Nation Building in Nigeria 

For Catholics in Nigeria, today’s Ash Wednesday was one with a difference. The call by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) on the...

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