Dick Cheney, the immediate past Vice President of the United States once said, â€˜it is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you.â€™ Yet liberty and freedom is regularly denied Nigerians and because we are not the ones behind bars in anyone of the nationâ€™s 228 prisons, we […]
The Nigerian economy has rapidly become a gamblers haven. The airways, newspapers and magazines are so full of corporate sales promotions with mouth watering sums and prizes to win.
There was a time I thought that Prof Dora Akunyili would be PDPâ€™s candidate for governorship of the punch drunk Anambra State, until she was made the Information Minister.
An average vehicular water tanker in Nigeria is very old. Counting the years from Independence, many of them are older than Nigeria. They are usually a contraption of horribly welded parts.
When the atom was first split in a laboratory in April 1932 in Cambridge in the UK, there was no thunder and lightning to herald that historic moment but those who witnessed it knew they had discovered something that would change the world
If only the live frog knew better, it would not have died in the shallow pot of cold water that was placed on open fire to cook it.
Ã‚Â When President Ronald Reagan called on the leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev on June 12, 1987, to tear down the Berlin Wall, it took two and half years for his challenge to become reality.
God created man and rested. But since God created woman, neither God nor man has rested. These words are not mine, neither do I know their origin but since I heard or read them,
I wonder what it feels like for a man to read of and listen to his own obituary. The late Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe was the first high profile Nigerian to experience it and judging from his reaction, it was not fun.
Reading through Dr Reuben AbatiÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s piece titled Ã¢â‚¬ËœThe Presidency And A So-Called Arewa AgendaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ published in The Guardian of September 21st, 2008, broke my heart as it must have chilledÃ‚Â theÃ‚Â many who still believe that Nigeria is worth preserving. It is beyond belief.