I Wish I Were A SAN

THERE was an opportunity to strike it big but I missed it. I am talking of proceeding straight to study law after a first...

Might another black succeed Obama?

By this time in 2007, a lanky black man was making political waves as a presidential candidate in the US Democratic Party’s primaries. Even...

Budget padding scandal: Nemo judex in causa sua

Very few Nigerians will be amazed by the way the House of Representatives handled the allegations of budget padding and abuse of office which...
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Politics of appointment of service chiefs

At last, the long awaited face of the Buhari administra­tion is beginning to unfold, and it is expected that any mo­ment from now, we...

The Dangers of Negative Narratives

As a professional journalist and a regular columnist, one of the things I fear the most on the job is boxing myself into a...

Open letter to Okunade Sijuwade, Olubuse II

In my many years of writing, I cannot remember once employing this
recourse to open letter — for interpersonal communication. But the subject matter can...

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...

Garba Ogbede should be sacked or promoted

Anthony A. Kila There is no doubt in my mind, given the ways things are going in the country; Mr Garba Ogbede should not be...
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool. Photo: Getty Images.

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party

Among executives it is fashionable to say that if you think Brexit is bad enough, wait until you see what happens when the markets...

Felaship by Obinna Uzoije

Arara rara Ororo roro is not enough. There is not a musician in Nigeria today that is like Fela Kuti. I wonder what the...

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