Renaissance

The thoughtful is grateful

The year 2015 fortunately is ending without a major implosion that could threaten the corporate existence of Nigeria. As a result of this, casting one's mind back the past 12 months, one would be grateful to Go... Read More...

Adieu Audu: The scramble for Kogi

Between 1881 and 1914, virtually all parts of Africa were effectively under the control of the European gladiators who scrambled for the soul of the continent. The Berlin Conference of 1844 officially kick-star... Read More...

Diezani’s photo, life’s vanity

The publication of the recent photographs of the former powerful Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, hit Nigerians and the world like a thunderstorm. Dele Momodu, publisher, writer and... Read More...

Fashola: Power to the people

At last, the much-awaited portfolios of the recently screened ministerial nominees were unveiled by President Muhammadu Buhari this Wednesday (11/11/2015) and Nigerians heaved a sigh of relief. I can imagine ho... Read More...

Money makes man mad

We are in the age of materialism and consumerism in which money is a god worshiped by billions of people. In Nigeria, as a microcosm of our world, lack of value orientation has made most of us to believe that m... Read More...

Just bring back our girls

On May 31, 2014, the US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was released by his captors in Afghanistan. He was captured on June 30, 2009 by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network under some controversial circumstances. Sgt. B... Read More...

The Buhari brouhaha

Since the assumption of office of President Muhammadu Buhari, those who wished him dead or, at least, wished that they had additional reasons to justify their portrayal of him as a “serial failure” have been bu... Read More...

Music videos or moral assassins?

During the heady days leading to the beginning of the Second World War, European countries started to re-arm themselves militarily. However, Frank Buckman, an American, jolted the sensibilities of their leaders... Read More...

Abati’s albatross

When I shared Dr Reuben Abati’s latest article, “The phones no longer ring”, with my Facebook friends at the beginning of the week, I noted that he could have done different things and done things differently. ... Read More...

Good riddance, bad rubbish

Nigerians heaved a sigh of relief when President Muhammadu Buhari during the week relieved his inherited baggage of service chiefs of their posts. For many Nigerians who wanted change, keeping them for more tha... Read More...
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