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

Celebrating Olisa Metuh’s Blood-Red Cap

Celebrating Olisa Metu’s Blood-Red Cap EMMANUEL UCHENNA UGWU On the day he was arraigned for his role in $ 2.1 billion naira arms supply fraud, Olisa Metuh, the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, made a curious fashion statement. Metuh dressed Igbo, crowned with a red Ogbuefi cap! Of course, nobody

Dasuki and The High Thieves

Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu once sat down for an interview with a newspaper reporter. The reporter, to break the ice, called the former Biafra secessionist leader, ‘’Chief’’. Ojukwu repulsed the honorific designation –as though it was a slur. Ojukwu admonished the journalist to stick with, ‘’Dim’’: ‘’Chief’’ sounded like ‘’Thief’’. Many