Friday, September 20, 2019
The social media have been awash with hate posts and a lot of people revel in abusing others and continually posting falsehood about others just to denigrate them or make them look bad before a gullible unsuspecting public. Our country,...
By Austin Isikhuemen: PROLOGUE: Leo, well done. That guy will never forget this positive reinforcement. Let me share my own story:   A friend and his family came to Benin from Yola for Xmas. They decided they would come and spend a night...
It was 19th century American author, Samuel Langhorne Clemens (aka Mark Twain) who said, “Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and supporting your government when it deserves it”. In the same vein, fellow American author and essayist, Edward...
While countries around the world are working hard to move their nation to the next level bearing in mind the realities of our time and undertaking a good projection into the future, Nigerian leaders have continued to feed fat...
Last December, Nigeria’s currency the Naira slumped to its lowest level in 42 years as it traded at N260/1$. Today, it is over 300 naira to one US dollar and could plunge to as low as N1000/1$. Femi Onukoya,...
PROLOGUE: There is a blossoming club of radio (and Facebook) commentators whose members specialise in PHD – Pull Him Down. Their terms of reference find expression in one direction; attack the government, attack the President and attack everyone else who...
NAIJA GO BETTER I miss Nigeria. Don’t even start. Don’t ask me what is there to miss about the Nigeria of today. There will always be a lot to miss about Nigeria because there is no other country like Naija,...
The Presidential candidate of an unpopular political party in Nigeria, the United Progressive Party (UPP) has reeled out some interesting agenda of the party. Mr Chekwa Okorie said on a national television on Monday that his party's agenda is revolutionary,...
By Femi Arowoshola: It takes a lot to move from youthfulness to agedness; it takes even more to accept the challenges that come with accepting that we are aging. You shouldn’t blame those who refuse to hold birthday parties in order...
  By Sisonke Msimang Any African who has ever tried to visit South Africa will know that the country is not an easy entry destination. South African embassies across the continent are almost as difficult to access as those of the UK...