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An Open Letter to Jagaban by Femi Fani-Kayode
An Open Letter to Jagaban by Femi Fani-K...

An Open Letter to Jagaban by Femi Fani-Kayode

“Even the obstacles on my way, I predict them before those that will bring them will start to think about them. I plan for betrayal, I plan for backstabbing, I also plan for reunion & forgiveness long before they happen.I expect nothing, I expect anything, I expect everything”-... read more »

Opinion: Sudan's Film Industry - A Roadmap to Development by Ricardo Preve
Opinion: Sudan’s Film Industry ...

Opinion: Sudan’s Film Industry – A Roadmap to Development by Ri...

The Sudanese film industry was experiencing a revival after the end of the dictatorship of Omar al-Bashir in April 2019. During Bashir’s 30-year tenure, personal freedoms in general, and artistic creativity in particular, were severely restricted. With the fall of the regime, Sudanese film... read more »

Opinion: Nigerian Values - Food For Thought
Opinion: Nigerian Values – Food Fo...

Opinion: Nigerian Values – Food For Thought

14th April 2020 Life seems to be much about FOOD in Nigeria. There is regular talk about how to get food for oneself or for the children. People worry about not getting “three square meals” a day. Nigerians talk about the “national cake”. Young women look for a man to marry who can put food... read more »

Opinion: Government of the Oligarchs, by their Minions, for the Oligarchs by Babatunde Gbadamosi
Opinion: Government of the Oligarchs, by...

Opinion: Government of the Oligarchs, by their Minions, for the Oligarchs b...

Since May 29, 2019, myself and millions of other concerned Lagosians have been urging Governor Jide Sanwoolu to fix the frankly disgusting roads in Lagos. He responded by initiating a shambolic exercise he quaintly calls “palliative measures”, which essentially consist in a scattering... read more »

Opinion: The North and Vanity of Power by Charles Ogbu
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Opinion: The North and Vanity of Power by Charles Ogbu

Northern Nigeria is a tragic paradox. A walking contradiction, I mean. For over 40 years, the North has ruled Nigeria and controlled every aspect of her national life. The current President of Nigeria is from the North and virtually every security agencies in Nigeria including the paramilitary... read more »

Opinion: An Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari - Fani-Kayode

Opinion: An Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari – Fani-Kayode

Mr. President, many believe that you cannot read and those that believe that you can claim that you cannot go beyond three lines. They say outside of that you can only comprehend... read more »

How Can General Buhari Succeed When He Is Surrounded by So Great a Cloud of Liars? by Reno Omokri

How Can General Buhari Succeed When He Is Surrounded by So Great a Cloud of Liars? by Reno...

I watched Femi Adesina’s interview on Channels Television on Sunday January 26, 2020, and I felt sorry, very sorry for General Muhammadu Buhari. First, his own wife, Aisha Buhari,... read more »

Opinion: Okada and Keke Ban - Transport for Lagos by Babatunde Gbadamosi

Opinion: Okada and Keke Ban – Transport for Lagos by Babatunde Gbadamosi

Sometime last month, The Lagos State Government announced a partial ban on ALL operators of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in some named parts of Lagos State. The ban went into... read more »

Senator Abaribe's Call on President Buhari to Resign is Foolish - Presidency

Senator Abaribe’s Call on President Buhari to Resign is Foolish – Presidency

President Buhari to resign on what basis? Just because some characters think that President Buhari should resign, then they expect him to quit. That call does not represent the opinion of... read more »

Junaid Mohammed’s Echo Chamber and the Amotekun Civil War - Reno Omokri

Junaid Mohammed’s Echo Chamber and the Amotekun Civil War –...

Recently, the firebrand ex Second Republic member of the House of Representatives, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, warned or threatened that Nigeria may experience another civil war if the Western Nigeria... read more »