Our conspiracy to limit the woman

September 24, 2016

Natural topics for discussion today, for a perceptive analyst, are ordinarily predictable. From the gang-up by President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly, as well as the governors to sell Nigeria’s national assets, to the […]

Edo fiction and Buhari’s voodoo economy

September 10, 2016

  Two major infamous incidents made the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of President Muhammadu Buhari slide terribly in this writer’s estimation in the past two weeks. One was the president’s statement in Osun State […]

The tragedy of Omo Onile

August 20, 2016

The Lagos State government, last week, promulgated a law banning land grabbers, popularly called Omo Onile, from its widely reproached notoriety in its vicinity. For those who are not aware of its irritancy, land grabbers […]

Two steps backwards, four steps backwards

August 13, 2016

In the midst of serial lamentations about the fate of the Nigerian state and its economy, as well as greater lamentations still about the perceived complicit inaction of Nigerian runners of state, two pieces of […]

Mbaka’s homily of hunger

August 6, 2016 Ayinla Mukaiba

Pulpit petrel, Ejike Mbaka, priest of the Catholic faith of the Enugu diocese broke his not-too long silence recently. Delivering what amounted to a homily, but this time not to the restricted audience of his […]

Kubwa murder: Of God and law

July 16, 2016

  Since the alleged recent decapitation in Kano of a woman over her decision not to allow an Hausa man perform ablution in front of her shop, as well as the stabbing of another man […]

Sweetie, our union is negotiable

July 9, 2016 Ayinla Mukaiba

Apparently fazed and confused by the spate of bombings of oil installations by the new Niger Delta militants called Avengers, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, spelt out the non-negotiability of the Nigerian unity. While playing […]