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Father Mbaka Did Not Hear From God

Father Mbaka Did Not Hear From God

By Abimbola Adelakun Now that the Supreme Court has nullified the election of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo State and declared the All Progressives Congress’ Hope Uzodinma the winner…

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The Electricity Tariff Tango

The Electricity Tariff Tango

By Simon Kolawole Which came first — the chicken or the egg? This is one of the most fascinating debates around. All chickens hatch from eggs and all the chicken eggs are laid by chickens.…

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The ‘Prophets’ Nigerians Need

The ‘Prophets’ Nigerians Need

More than a decade ago when I first started writing this column, one of the articles I wrote was on Nigerian “Nostradamuses”. In that piece, I called out the culture of Nigerian pastors’ annual prophetical…

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A President’s Un-Presidential Letter

A President’s Un-Presidential Letter

By Bolanle Bolawole Let’s start by thanking Gen. Muhammadu Buhari who chose to address a letter to Nigerians on New Year day. I will refrain from calling Buhari “our” president because in the five years…

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There Is Nothing Like ‘Money Rituals’

There Is Nothing Like ‘Money Rituals’

By Abimbola Adelakun The gruesome murder of the Lagos State University student, Miss Favour Daley-Oladele, by a self-deluded young man in pursuit of an illusion of “money rituals” is saddening. According to reports, Favour’s boyfriend,…

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Oshiomhole’s Needless Dog Fight With Obaseki

Oshiomhole’s Needless Dog Fight With Obaseki

By Ehi Braimah About seven months ago, I wrote an article on the political crisis in the Edo State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) which has become intractable and deeply troubling. Why is…

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Lawan’s Chilling Surrender To The General

Lawan’s Chilling Surrender To The General

By Shaka Momodu The Nigerian Senate under the leadership of Senator Ahmed Lawn has fallen. It has completely surrendered to Major General Muhammadu Buhari and needs to be saved from itself before it does irreparable…

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Gbajabiamila, The Manipulator

Gbajabiamila, The Manipulator

By Abimbola Adelakun Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, lately responded to the critics who have rightfully described the 9th assembly as mere a rubber stamp of the executive arm of the government.…

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Nigeria, US And The Question Of Religious Freedom

Nigeria, US And The Question Of Religious Freedom

By Reuben Abati December 20, the United States government issued a statement, speaking through the U.S. Department of State and U.S. secretary of state, Michael R. Pompeo, designating Nigeria “a country of particular concern” with…

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Sowore’s Continued Detention Sparks Protest In New Jersey Town

Sowore’s Continued Detention Sparks Protest In New Jersey Town

By Ruth Maclean Opeyemi Sowore watched the videos on her phone in bed in her New Jersey home, the children still asleep, the Christmas tree twinkling downstairs. The videos showed her husband — a former…

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