Reading The Gospel According To The Economist

            A large segment of the Nigerian blogosphere exploded in rage after the local media published excerpts of The Economist’s article which profiled Nigeria’s immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, as an ‘’ineffectual buffoon’’, and his successor, Muhammadu Buhari, as a tactless minder medicating an anemic economy with a dinosaur formula.   Social media accounts

20, 000 Reasons Why Goodluck Jonathan Is A War Criminal

    President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is Africa’s most eligible war criminal. There are twenty thousand reasons why he merits the dubious honor. And those twenty thousand reasons represent the twenty thousand human deaths he caused as a sanguinary Commander-in-Chief.   The Nigerian media casts Jonathan’s National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, as the linchpin

A Word for Olisa Metu, the Dasuki for President Campaigner

Certain propositions are so pathetically impossible that a person who undertakes to utter them audibly earns questions about their sanity. Olisa Metu’s suggestion that Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan and the infamous mascot of the Peoples Democratic Party era of unprecedented plunder of the Nigerian treasury,

Mutiny for Scapegoats

Nigeria entered 2016 with many carryover­s. One of them is a veritable national b­lemish. The gratuitous incarceration of ­66 ’’mutinous’’ Nigerian soldiers. The soldiers were arrested and court-mar­tialed for allegedly weaseling out of th­eir deployment to the frontlines. They p­leaded that they were no wimps. The act ­hyperbolized as the

Cleaning Nigeria The Josephine Way

My person of the year lacks the trappings of a world changer. She is not a person of power. She doesn’t boast universal renown. She is a commoner; an easily forgettable face. Josephine Ugwu was a contract hand with a concessionaire that handled the sanitation of Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos.