January 15, 1966 and after: We Remember Differently

The Emir of Kano HRH Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II was recently quoted as warning that “Nigeria may experience a repeat of the January 15...

Radio Biafra and the Biafran Narratives

One of the concerns about liberal democracy in fragile states is its tendency, in the short to medium terms at least, to aggravate the...

Buhari: 35 Days into a second term

Today is exactly 35 days since Buhari was inaugurated for a second term in office. It is also exactly 127 days (more than four...

Buhari’s Anti-Corruption Courts

It was a huge relief reading reports that President Buhari had concluded plans to submit a bill to set up anti-corruption courts to the...

Apostle Suleiman and the Logic of ‘Fallen Angels’

While the term ‘fallen angels’ does not appear anywhere in the Bible, it is generally used by Christians to describe one-third of the angelic...

Re: IPOB is an insurgency, not a terrorist organization

My last week’s column, ‘IPOB is an insurgency, not a terrorist organization’, elicited a remarkable number of comments – kudos and criticisms as one...

Between APC and PDP: Playing Bully and Victim Game

This is an interesting time for Nigerian politics. There is now a complete abandonment of any pretensions that 2019 is not the main determinant...

Why Ekweremadu is wrong on the Gambian Crisis

The recent warning by the Deputy Senate President, Dr Ike Ekweremadu that any use of military might to force Jammeh out of office in...

Reflections on the last Presidential Election

The presidential election has come and gone – and as expected the outcome is dogged in controversy. The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared...

Knives out for Obasanjo

Obasanjo has a way of falling out with every government in power – and he has literarily played a role in the making of...

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