Virtually all reasonable Nigerians have condemned the ‘’Quit Notice’’ served on Igbos resident in the Northern region of Nigeria by the Coalition of Northern Youth Groups. But if ‘’what’s past is prologue’’, we already have a death watch. We have, right now, a countdown to another customized Igbo-targets-only pogrom. It’s only a matter of time […]

2019 and The Legend of Buhari on A Wheelchair

Considering President Muhammadu Buhari’s struggle in the health stakes and an unremitting debilitating disease which has kept him out of his office and country indefinitely, should the 74 year old be on the ballot in 2019? In an ideal world, this is a non-question. The proposition carries the unmistakable undertones of callousness and mischief. For the obvious […]

The Scam Called University of Abuja Teaching Hospital

If you visited the website of the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), you would be somewhat impressed. Unlike many Nigerian institutions that boast appalling websites, the UATH website closely resembles the virtual personality of a modest government owned medical facility. You would easily rate UATH a fairly decent teaching hospital if you didn’t know better than […]

Biafra, El-zakzaky and The Reincarnated Dictator

History teaches us that dictatorship rarely invades the society like a wild beast. It instructs that tyranny is often a homegrown monster. It’s a tame, overindulged animal that evolves into bestiality. Nigeria is witnessing that ugly metamorphosis in their incumbent president. Muhammadu Buhari is asserting himself, though, as an unreconstructed tyrant. An older version of […]

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 expropriating public funds will ‘fall […]