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VOICE OF COURAGE

When Eni Ogun meets Eniogun

‘The man dies in him who keeps silent in the face of tyranny’THOSE immortal words of Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka were produced by his experience in the gulag for his opposition to the senseless war Nigeria fought against…

The true meaning of Ruga

IT’S a monumental tragedy for Nigeria that our conversations in the last four years have mostly been about barbarism. At a time when even African countries are manufacturing vehicles that would not consume fuel, we have been bogged down…

Abnormal now our new normal

THE words of my Danish journalist-friend have been rushing back at me lately. Nick was in Nigeria when we started the latest experiment in civil rule to access state of things in a country rising from Sani Abacha ruinous years, with a view…

Has evil triumphed?

Revolutionary change does not come as one cataclysmic moment, but as an endless succession of surprises, moving zigzag toward a more decent society. We don’t have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change.…