Why Are Nigerian IDPs Starving To Death?

The most muted fact about Nigeria today is that it is the site of one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. There are as many human beings starving to death daily in Nigeria as in war-torn South Sudan. Thousands of Nigerians have already died from hunger and hundreds of

Saraki, Ekweremmadu and Life Parasitism

This month a year ago, Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu conspired with top clerks of the National Assembly and bastardized the senate rules of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Saraki and Ekweremmadu used the resultant playbook to choreograph their coronation as Deputy Senate President and Senate President respectively. On the first

The Bishop and The Beatification of James Ibori

EMMANUEL UCHENNA UGWU If Fela was still here, he would have shot the perfect retort at the Bishop who counseled politicians to pattern their stealing after the style of James Ibori. The Afrobeat legend would have tweaked his classical song, Teacher, No Teach Me Nonsense. He would have sang, ‘’Bishop, No

I Sing And Walk Away…

i sing to the deaf and walk away (i sing my soul) i sing to defy the girl who would not listen (i sing my soul) i am the resilient bird, returning to serenade every dawn i sing and go away (i sing my soul).