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ENDSARS PROTEST AFTHERMATH: OUR PUNISHMENT FOR PROTESTING.
Dec 20, 2020
It appears thatthe Nigerian masses are now being punisheddirelyforeliciting the EndSARS protest – a nationwide wide protest against police brutality cum injustice and misrule by the ruling class,which occurred some few weeks back. Supposing my sense of logical reasoning is failing me, someone then needs to give me a logicalreason behind the unprecedented and unchecked […]
W.T.O. LEADERSHIP TUSSLE: COULD NGOZI OKONJO IWEALA BE A VICTIM OF THE U.S-CHINA TRADE WAR?
Nov 06, 2020
When the erstwhile Nigerian Finance Minister and World Bank Managing Director, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, was nominated to contest for the position of World Trade Organization’s, W.T.O., Director- General on June 9, 2020, the news of her nomination hit me with a combination of feelings of elation as well as apprehension. I was elated because […]
SENATORS AND REPS SALARIES (SARS): ANOTHER VERSION OF SARS
Oct 23, 2020
It’s a good thing that Nigerian youths have finally woken up from their slumbers, and have begun changing the age-long narrative which holds that, “Nigerian youths are docile”. They have risen against the endless injustice and misrule by the hawks, buccaneers, and barbarians that had held sway in the leadership of Nigeria over the years! […]
DOCTRINE OF MERIT BASED SELECTION IN THE NIGERIAN CONTEXT: LESSONS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT 2020 NOMINATION
Oct 06, 2020
When the trending news of Justice Ishaq Bello, the only Nigerian nominee for election to the International Criminal Court, ICC, jury in 2020, surfaced in the mass media, several public pundits began to raise questions on the doctrine of Merit-Based Selection in the Nigerian context. Some of the issues raised bordered on nepotism and clannishness […]
REDEFINING NIGERIA’S POLITICAL AND SOCIOECONOMIC PROBLEMS AND REMEDIES: (PART 2).
Sep 18, 2020
“No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth”. Plato. As a recap, those few words below in quotation mark summed up the ‘Part 1’ of this treatise: “…In summary, the provision of a professional police force, an efficient legal system and a comprehensive and coordinated national database will be the turning point […]
REDEFINING NIGERIA’S POLITICAL AND SOCIOECONOMIC PROBLEMS AND REMEDIES: (PART 1)
Sep 05, 2020
It is no longer news that Nigeria’s political and socio-economic realities are nothing to write home about. For this reason, the country has often been described in several quarters with various demeaning terms such as: failed state, poverty capital of the world, shithole, zoo, et al. Some of the notable reasons why such demeaning terms […]
GOD SAVE THE NIGERIAN MILITARY
Aug 09, 2020
Few months ago the mass media was inundated with the news of a certain Lance Corporal in the Nigerian Army, Martin Idakpini, who courageously surfaced online to criticize the service chiefs for the wave of insecurity in Nigeria. He berated the Chief of Army Staff for exhibiting lackadaisical attitude towards the incessant killings going on […]
ACTIVISM IN NIGERIA: ARE THE MOTIVES RIGHT OR WRONG?
Jul 21, 2020
As one of the members of the Students’ Union Executive back in the University, we had a “Machiavellian President” who happened to be a real ‘pain in the neck’ to all the members of the Executive and the Students’ Union. This unscrupulous President had a penchant for taking unilateral decisions, so also was he often […]
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