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THE 49 LIARS: A REBUTTAL

THE 49 LIARS: A REBUTTAL “They have no knowledge of such a thing, nor their fathers. Grievous is the word that comes forth from their mouth. What they say is nothing but falsehood.” (Q.18:5) If I were a P... Read More...

In defence of Jega

The Anambra governorship election of November 16 might have come and gone but its outcome has left a sour taste in the mouths of Nigerians because their expectations were not met. For many, the Independent Nati... Read More...

Much Ado about a Letter

Any objective person who took the trouble to pore through the controversial letter of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Goodluck Jonathan, which has predictably generated a “cacophony from hired a... Read More...

Revisiting Homosexuality

As one of the defining issues of the retreating year 2013, it is auspicious to put our poor politics aside and recall that the banning of homosexuality in Nigeria through the legislation of the Senate, under Se... Read More...

Hi, My Name Is Nigeria

(This is the presentation I made as part of the Strategic Language Initiative Program organized by College of Arts and Sciences, Governors State University (GSU),Illinois in collaboration with U.S Department of... Read More...

The child marriage brouhaha

One of the most exciting and thought-provoking definitions of the media is the one offered by Littlejohn and Foss in their book, “Theories of Human Communication” (2005) in which they offer eight metaphors to d... Read More...

Double whammy

Nothing gave me a hunch of the unsightly scenery that unfolded before me as I came out of the departure lounge of the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, last Thursday, October 3rd 2013, for a trans... Read More...

The devil’s workshop

Three days ago, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) drew our attention to the global scourge of unemployment that is one of the root causes of insecurity, violence and many an anti-social behaviour in o... Read More...

Pathetic systemic failure

As if the hair-raising developments engendered by insecurity and corruption in many parts of the country are not enough, the past few days have witnessed another round of the theatre of the absurd unfolding wit... Read More...