Nigeria is 50 years old on 1 October 2010. This time in our history does not call for any celebrations. Nigeria used to be the giant and pride of Africa, but that was back in the day. Today, Nigeriaâ€™s economy and politics portray sad pictures. The educational system is so bad that Nigerian students are […]
Nigerians must insist of credible elections. It is the first prerequisite for the turning point that we sought. We know that corruptions, stupidity, senselessness and outright madness dominate Nigerian politics but credible elections remains the most single important avenue to start re-addressing our national woes. Next in line is the scrapping of the EFCC and […]
When I wrote Nigerians as captives: 48 years of waste one year ago I was hoping that my pessimism would be overturned somehow. Far from it..! 2009 has gone down in our annals as the worst year Nigerians ever lived. In total, itâ€™s been almost 50 years of bondage, 2 wasted generations and more than […]
In August 2009 I argued that Mr. Yarâ€™ Adua should be sent packing 10 reasons why Yarâ€™ Adua should resign).â€¦! I continue to maintain that position irrespective of Mr. Yarâ€™Aduaâ€™s status. I have never called him a president and I will under no circumstances have any reason to address him as one. As far as […]
There is almost nothing to celebrate nationally as Nigeria clocks 49 on 1st of October 2009. As a nation Nigeria has failed her citizenry. There was abundance when we took over the reign of governance from the British in 1960. It didnâ€™t take long before greed, selfishness and lack of political will took the better […]
September 11 2009 is a day that Belgium-based Nigerian artist Godfrey Williams-Okorodus will not forget in a hurry. Godfrey has been championing a campaign against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) using art as the tool of his campaign.
Shuaibu boasted like he never did before. Kanu, Uche and Osaze almost roasted the Tunisians with their display of confidence before the match. This is very common in football so these people have the rights to display such psychological warfare especially against the backdrop of the away game in Tunis.
The Nigerian Labour Congress-NLC has successfully conducted several protests in major states capitals in Nigeria. The process is ongoing and it is worth commending on the leadership and commitments of the NLC.
From time to time we need to remind the Nigerian government about its ugly face both literarily and by implications of socio-economic parameters. The biggest scam in Nigeria today is the unrealistic 7-point agenda.
Unlike more than 100m Nigerians who are living in compulsory absolute darkness foisted on them by the vigorless and illegal Yar Adua administration, I watched and listened to the short speech delivered by Mrs. Clinton and I followed the Q & A questions that came after.