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An Evening With Senator (Mrs) Oluremi Tinubu

Akintokunbo A Adejumo On Saturday 5th April 2014, at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel in London, the Association of Nigerian Academics in the UK (ANAUK) led by Councillor Adedamola Aminu, the acting Mayor of the London Borough of Lambeth and a lecturer himself, recognised the achievements of Mrs Oluremi Tinubu, OON, former First Lady of […]

Presidential Victimization of Sanusi and the treasonable theft of $20 billion Dollars

By Obinna Akukwe   Whether President Goodluck Jonathan decides to victimize, sack or prosecute Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Nigeria’s sacked Central Bank Chief, the truth is that a $20 billion dollar theft has been exposed and the sheer size of the theft is treasonable, especially with 80 million people living below $10 dollars daily. $20 billion […]

The Evil That Men Do……Does Not Mean Anything in Nigeria

Akintokunbo A Adejumo This article is not meant to hold brief or a rejoinder for Prof Wole Soyinka – I am most confident he, and others, can do this for himself more effectively than me; rather it is to seek to protect Nigerians from the insult and onslaught of the spectre of brazen and barefaced […]

Impact of Cultural Changes in Nigeria Politics

By Femi Fabiyi & Akintokunbo A Adejumo  Politics is likened to a basket of investment portfolio. As Investors focus on financial returns on their investments, so do political god-fathers expect some sorts of dividends for investing in a candidate. Culture, on the other hand is a creative character that forms the gestures and values embedded […]

A Little, Humble Tribute to Late Chief Segun Okeowo

Truly and indisputably, the last of the great student leaders of Nigeria By Akintokunbo A. Adejumo “Nigeria, March/April 1978: The Minister for Education, Col Ahmadu Ali under the Obasanjo Military administration, had just announced that the Federal Government of Nigeria intended to increase the cost of feeding for University and other tertiary institutions’ students. At the […]

Let GoodLuck Address The Substance Of Obasanjo’s Letter

Dr. Tunde Ali The time will come when any person aspiring to any political office in the nation will be required to have at least a credit grade in English language. This will at least balance the 1979 mathematical equation which Chief Richard Akinjide posited in the court during his submission on twelve-two third  (12 […]

The Church, Ethnicity And National Redemption

Steve Orji, United Kingdom Anyone who has worked in the public or private sector in Nigeria would have had a taste of “ethnic victimisation”, however short-lived. In my case as a serving National youth Corp member, in Delta state, my first taste of it gave me a rather rude shock.  It took place in a […]

Transforming Africa’s Image in the 21st century-what options?

By Steve Orji A prominent feature of colonised people is the washing away of their important identities in the course of time. Even their self-belief. Identity has much more to do with the intangible attributes of a people than with only their facial or personality peculiarities. Identity cuts deeper into the root and essence of […]

Some Insights into Democracy and How it can work in Nigeria

By Femi Fabiyi and Akintokunbo A Adejumo femif826@gmail.com and Akinadejum@aol.com  Democracy promotes the same sets of value no matter where it is practiced. Simple definition implies that government is made up of people, and should serve the people. In order to enjoy the fruits (or as we call it in Nigeria, the dividends) of democracy, […]

Evacuate Corpses of MASSOB Members Abandoned in Mortuaries Since 2003- Igbo Youth Warns Uwazurike

By Obinna Akukwe The fight between the Association of Igbo Youths (AIYO) and Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) had taken a new twist with the Igbo Youths giving ultimatum to Uwazurike to evacuate and bury the corpses of slain MASSOB members abandoned in mortuaries between 2003 and 2013. In a […]

Nigeria’s Crises And Things Nigerians May Have Long Forgotten

Steve Orji, United Kingdom Those who are no longer amused by Nigeria’s crises, simply make them out as last-ditch signs of a failed state. Such expression is natural to people who have had long wait on their nation to come round. Nigeria has been a theatre of perennial crises. The biggest being the civil war […]

Who is Afraid of the National Conference – PART II

By Dr. Tunde Ali National conference is supposed to be a forum where the general public can participate in the polity of their nation by discussing issues that matters to them . It avails the citizens the opportunity to deliberate on different issues of importance, especially those issues that the elected officials have clandestinely neglected […]

Nigerian Politicians and the Desecration of Prayer Camps-Adoration Ground, Redemption Camp Case Study

Written by Obinna Akukwe Nigerian politicians have carried their blatant disrespect for God and godly behavior to Prayer Camps, Adoration Grounds and Redemption Camps where they constantly desecrate the hallowed environment. Many prayer camps abound in Nigeria including Alone With God Prayer Camp, Abuja, Scripture Union Camp of Faith Okigwe which serves clerics cutting across […]

Who is Afraid of the National Conference?

By Dr. Tunde Ali Regardless of the political insinuations from all quarters about the need or call for National Conference, the reality of the season dictates that Nigerians must come together  to discuss and re-determine the status of Nigerian nation amidst its shaky unity and polarized diversity. The meeting does not necessarily have to be […]

Christianity Under Extinction in Nigeria -CAN, PFN

By Obinna Akukwe Bishops, Pastors and Church leaders attending the Lousanne Congress 2013 holding at Wisdom Cathedral, Abuja has unanimously agreed that Christianity in Nigeria is under heavy attacks and assaults by ethnocentrism, militancy, homosexualism, materialism and worldliness. They warned that if the church failed to address these issues, they will lose their saltiness and […]

International Institutions of Justice in the Eyes of African Leaders

Prof. R. A. Ipinyomi

By Prof. R.A. Ipinyomi, University of Ilorin, Nigeria The world has been shrinking and coming together through the social media and internet much faster than many African leaders would desire. An index of good governance in Africa has been the Mo Ibrahim Annual Award for good leadership in Africa but which has no winner since […]

Nigerian Politicians and the Spirit of Unforgiveness: Obasanjo-Atiku Case Study

Written by Obinna Akukwe Politicians of Nigerian extraction have the penchant to run down enemies  until they have been crushed by a moving trailer, ciourtesy of their spirit of unforgiveness. Unforgiveness, by my observation, is a spirit which keeps reminding one of the wrong, injury done by the other party even when it is illogical, […]

Factoring ASUU-FGN into the Value System Devaluation

Prof. R. A. Ipinyomi

By Prof. R.A. Ipinyomi. University of Ilorin, Nigeria The Academic Staff of Universities Union (ASUU) of Nigeria embarked on industrial strike in most government owned universities in Nigeria since July 1, 2013. ASUU did so because the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), and their employers, signed some working condition with them after a similar industrial […]

Boko Harram: Beyond the State of Emergency

By Dr. Tunde Ali, Nigeria internal security is in disarray. Boko Harram have exposed the incompetence of President Jonathan’s administration to provide reasonable security of live and property to the Nigerian people as promised when he was sworn into office. The job of the government is not only to promote and protect the welfare of its […]

2015: Nigeria Won’t Break Up – Message to Nigerians

By Steve Orji, United Kingdom Nigeria today presents test ground for numerous conjectures.   There have been many frightening interpretations of happenings in our nation, almost foreboding an inevitable catastrophe. The reasons for such fears are natural. Security incidents and upscale ethnic-inspired violence are common signs of weak cohesive strengths, if not breakdowns. Handfuls of “prophecies” […]

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