Nigeria’s COVID19 Blues and many stories

"It is very tiresome on the body, as well as scary on the mind.” A few years ago during the Ebola crisis, my friend Dr....

The Tragedy of the Abba Kyari Surrogate Presidency

Premium Times’ February 17 unmasking of National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno’s secret memo, which revealed that Abba Kyari, Buhari’s Chief of Staff, exercises presidential...

Anti-African Sentiment in China: Is China Really Africa’s Friend? 

The discrimination of Africans in China over fears that they might be vectors of the coronavirus and hence harbingers of what has been termed...
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Farooq Kperogi: The Man Behind the ‘Angry Keyboard’

Farooq Adamu Kperogi, 47, Associate Professor of Communication at Kennesaw State University, Georgia, USA, is a non-apologetic critic of the Buhari government – as...
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Hell is Other People: Pandemic Lifestyles and Domestic Violence

In No Exit, the translated title of Jean-Paul Sartre’s play, Huis Clos, three deceased characters find themselves in a room, ostensibly in Hell, in what transpires...

The Public, Media Need to Leave Anambra’s COVID-19 Index Case Alone

1. The Anambra State Government has noted with dismay the sudden appearance of propaganda materials against the person purported to be the state’s coronavirus...

COVID 19: Why Are The Rich No More Travelling?

In his seminal poem, 'An Essay On Man' (1734), Alexander Pope, easily the most celebrated poet of eighteenth century England, ventures into a poetic...

The conflicting forms of English grammar

Competition between the ‘Yankees’ and ‘Limeys’ (derogatory terms) spanning decades is, to a larger extent, responsible for the American and British versions of the...

COVID19; In Nigeria, let’s break Walls and open Windows

Once the palace was built, they hired a guard to keep us out. We slept in the dirt, with the sound of our craft; Our heartbeat...

Salutary lessons of COVID-19 for the African Union

It is considered as a self-evident fact that every crisis carries within it the twin components of both danger and opportunity. The spread of...

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