Boko Haram, Poverty and Threats to Nigeria’s Democracy

The speech below was delivered as opening remarks by Bola Tinubu, former Lagos State governor, at the inaugural lecture of the Freedom House democracy...

What Many Men don’t Understand About Sexual Assault

Warning: This piece contains material about sexual assault that may be upsetting to some readers. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sexual assault wasn’t a problem on my radar until it...

Mr. Jonathan – Free The Press, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

 Mr. Jonathan and his government should realize that Nigerians will not be silenced, we will continue to share our stories through social media. The government...

Boko Haram and the Lord’s Resistance Army: Brothers of Destruction

A religiously inspired armed group has been terrorising the north of the country for several years, and has upped the ante by kidnapping over...

Nigeria’s critics in diaspora: A pretentious horde

This is not a sanctimonious attempt to earthen the drooling failings of Nigeria. The Nigeria I know is as clumsily and nebulously unwieldy as...

Issues in the Boko Haram alleged Jailbreak

Like wild fire in the harmmatan season, the news of the invasion of the State Security Service office at the Headquarters in Abuja broke...

Why Abba Moro should get President’s boot

                                      It is though understandable that President Goodluck Jonathan has somehow stepped in to begin the process of mitigating the terrible hardship/situation occasioned by...

Immigration tragedy and Jonathan’s side

The Honourable Minister of Interior, comrade Patrick Abba Moro, and the Nigeria Immigration Service are in the news again – still on the very...

The Igbo question in Nigeria

No doubt, it appears to be one path to the quick attainment of or an increment in the “celebrity” status of any Nigerian to...

The 1914 amalgamation: A mistake or blessing?

“Imagine that when a Yoruba man walks up to fellow human in the world and he  introduces himself  as a Nigerian, what comes to...

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