Time For Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Jonathan To Vomit

There is a phenomenon crying to be acknowledged as one of the unique features of the Nigerian kleptocracy. That phenomenon also represents a multi-disciplinary riddle: It should provoke research in the fields of law, criminology, and medicine. That phenomenon is the near-assured certainty that the average Nigerian politico charged for

We Have No Sanctuaries Left

If you didn’t know that Nigeria was a land of oddities, this piece of news is an education you might appreciate: A Nigerian professor was caught, three weeks ago, helping herself with examination malpractice at the University of Jos, the same school where she teaches.   But then, Benedicta Daudu, an associate

The Rescue of The Chibok Girls and Our Last Laugh

As far as timing goes, the rescue, on Tuesday, of one of the Chibok girls, by a detachment of civilian JTF and the rescue, yesterday, of another Chibok girl, by the Nigerian Army, is luck intervening to compel national uplift in a season of nationwide depression.   The far-fetched news that Amina

Encountering David Mark, The Rich Poor Man

SaharaReporters recently published the telephone directory of members of the National Assembly and Nigerian state governors. The significance of the exposure of those numbers is lost on many. But it represents one of the disruptive events in Nigerian history. Naturally, they did not volunteer their numbers. They are not believers in

Enugu Massacre: The Branding of Buhari As Comedian-in-Chief

What does President Barack Obama do when a hate-drunk man enters a school building and shoots American kids dead?   The busiest and most burdened leader in the world suspends his routine and moves quickly to own the carnage as the ultimate guardian of the United States. He goes on air soon