An Irritating Apologue – Ibadan People Do Not “Serve” the Same Leader Twice

Mapo Hall
I always take exception and umbrage at hearing that slogan “Ibadan ki sin eniyan le’meji……”. (Ibadan people do not serve the same leader twice). What about other Oyo State people? It is as preposterous as it is denigrating. The insinuation and connotation, from... more →
Posted in: Nigeria Matters

Season of Letters: Governor Okorocha as a Case Study

Rochas Okorocha
As the 2015 general election draws near, we have seen and read series of open letters written by Journalists, critics, analysts, party faithfuls, friends and associates giving words of advice, admonition and rebuke to Nigerian politicians in preparation for next year’s general... more →
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The Buhari Re-Emergence and some Implications for Nigeria

Muhammadu Buhari
Shortly after the coup of December 1983 in Nigeria, in which the seemingly no-nonsense duo of General Muhammadu Buhari and General Babatunde Idiagbon took over by force the government of Nigeria from the corrupt and inept Shehu Shagari-led civilian regime, I was invited by the Canadian... more →
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A Crooked State Of Emergency

boko haram
Well, I used to think that only the All Progressives Congress (APC) is exploiting and cynically looking to profit from the Boko Haram impasse.  I mean, just a few days ago, even the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha was avowing that should Jonathan be returned to power in 2015,... more →
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Nigeria: Arms Procurement and Its Diplomatic Implications

guns
In recent weeks, it’s been a kind of “Jaw Jaw diplomacy” between Nigeria and The United States government over alleged refusal of The United States to sell lethal weapons to Nigeria’s armed forces. The United States government has come out to deny the accusation, insisting... more →
Posted in: Africa & Beyond
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