Spread the love
wole soyinka
,

Impunity Rides Again Through Killer Herdsmen By Wole Soyinka

It is happening all over again. History is repeating itself and, alas, within such an agonizingly short span of time. How often must we warn against the enervating lure of appeasement in face of aggression and will to dominate! I do not hesitate…
Buhari
,

Why Buhari Will Not Act On Fulani Herdsmen Killings By Azuka Onwuka

On January 1, it was reported that about 20 people were killed in Rivers State. On January 7, it was reported that a combined team of military and intelligence operatives had tracked the leader of the gang, Don Waney, and some of his men to…
Buhari
,

Buhari: Between yesterday and tomorrow, by Reuben Abati

I wrote the following piece, presented in italics, shortly after the postponement of the 2015 Presidential elections. It is important that the reader approaches it with an open mind, with an  understanding of the context of its construction.…
Mbaka
, ,

"Nigerians are in sorrow", Transcript of Mbaka’s prophesy about Pres. Buhari

By Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka “I had wanted to pray for you and go because I don’t want anybody to attack me; I don’t want the Bishop to invite me; I don’t want politicians to attack me anywhere. But God forced me, you must say it. Listen…
Buhari
, ,

Full text of President Buhari’s 2018 New Year address

President Muhammadu Buhari this morning delivered a national broadcast to Nigerians. In the speech, the president spoke on issues like the ongoing fuel scarcity, calls for restructuring, the electricity situation, among others. Read the…
wole soyinka
,

Blame Passing, Social Media Automated Mumus – The New Year Gift To A Nation By Wole Soyinka

In the accustomed tradition, I wish the nation less misery in the coming year. A genuine Happy New Year Greeting is probably too extravagant a wish. The accompanying news clipping from June,1977 came into my hands quite fortuitously. It is…
Femi Fani-Kayode
,

The Innoson affair, the Igbo and the Orphans of corporate world

By Femi Fani-Kayode Such was his shock and anger at the turn of events that the real estate magnate and owner of the resplendent, opulent and stunningly beautiful 'Amen Estate' on the outskirts of Lekki in Lagos, Babatunde O. Gbadamosi, wrote…
Pius Adesanmi
,

Nigerian Banks, Billionaires, & Your Sorry Ordinary Ass

By Pius Adesanmi Some of my friends have said that we moved too quickly within the same week from Hijab-Gate (religion) to Innoson-Gate (ethnicity). I told my worried friends that I do not share their despondency. On the contrary, I am…
Femi Owolade
,

Amasa Firdaus and the Hijab imbroglio By Femi Owolade

I've stayed up all night to collect as much evidence to discard all the nonsensical talk spewed by bigoted Nigerians on this issue, like hogwash that men set before swine. The unfortunate result is that I have to miss church today, but I'll…
daddy-freezee
,

The Church, The Tithe, And Daddy Freeze By Paul Eri

I have followed with certain bated interest the ongoing controversies in the public domain in the Nigerian landscape about tithing in the church. I have waited with anticipation, hoping that one of our so-called exalted “Men of God” for…
Buhari
,

The $1bn ‘Christmas’ fund to fight the ‘degraded’ Boko Haram by Fisayo Soyombo

There is something inherently unsettling about the 12 to 18 months preceding an election year, particularly when a sitting president is seeking re-election. It is a period of sure governance missteps. It is the period when even the strongest…
Firdaus
,

Kayode Bello, The Lawless School, And The Hijab Cry By Adeyeye Olorunfemi

It is first of all appalling and disheartening that a matter of a religious attire like this Hijab could cause unnecessary heat. It shows how we've allowed our backwardness in this country to come to stay. This issue came up and immediately…
Pius Adesanmi
,

Rapid Thoughts on Hijab-Gate By Pius Adesanmi

It appears I am the only one who missed Hijab-gate! I am coming to it late but I have a few random observations. 1) The Nigerian Body of Benchers has extant rules which the lady willingly submitted to but decided to flout at a critical moment.…
,

The ConMen Of God By Charly Boy

O boy, Na wa oooo! The way most Nigerians dey take carry matter for head dey crack my ribs. True true, I no lie when I say “Nigerians are the most Arrogantly Ignorant bunch of people.” Many times I know say our Mumu no Get photocopy. Just…
Pius Adesanmi
,

A 21st-Century Voyage Through Uche Secondus’ Acceptance Speech By Pius Adesanmi

Your Excellencies: The former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR Your Excellency the former Vice Presidents Atiku Abubakar and Nnamdi Sambo Your Excellencies the former Senate Presidents, Anyim…
Ijabla Raymond
,

Pentecostalism Is A Doctrine Of greed Which Is Destroying Critical Thinking By Ijabla Raymond

Pentecostal Christianity has corrupted our way of living. The damage that Pentecostal pastors have caused with their exploitative sermons will take decades to undo. Right across the continent, their sermons have destroyed critical thinking and…
Buhari
, , ,

When silence means contempt by Sam Omatseye

The president has always seen silence as a mark of dignity in a time of crisis. When he opens his mouth eventually, he spews out venom that neither gives him nor the office he occupies any form of dignity. Tall, gaunt, lean of face with a…
femi falana
, ,

Restructuring by litigation in Nigeria by Femi Falana

I am delighted to congratulate and felicitate with my very good friend, Mr. Obafemi Adewale on the occasion of his 60th birthday anniversary. As an ardent believer in the rule of law Mr. Adewale has used his fecund legal knowledge to promote…