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Opinion: The White Man's Ice Cream Is Better than the Black Man's - A Preference for All Things Foreign
Opinion: The White Man’s Ice Cream...

Opinion: The White Man’s Ice Cream Is Better than the Black Man’...

26th September 2019 This is a worldwide phenomenon. Black people seem happiest when we give over our money to someone who is not from our own community. I will give an illustration from an article by an African American that I came across about ten years ago but which I can no longer find, so as to... read more »

Opinion: The Bogus Case against Omoyele Sowore by Femi Aribisala
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Opinion: The Bogus Case against Omoyele Sowore by Femi Aribisala

What we now have is a government overtaken by paranoia. Omoyele Sowore planned a nationwide demonstration against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.  He captioned it “RevolutionNow.”  Every right-thinking Nigerian knows Nigeria needs a revolution of sorts.  Things cannot just... read more »

Opinion: Like Osinbajo, like Gbajabiamila by Lasisi Olagunju
Opinion: Like Osinbajo, like Gbajabiamil...

Opinion: Like Osinbajo, like Gbajabiamila by Lasisi Olagunju

A Yoruba officer walked up to Mr Oladipo Diya at the height of his 1997 crisis with his boss, Mr Sani Abacha. “Sir, what is happening?” The very senior officer looked away from the colonel and told him there was nothing. “Sir, did you say there is nothing?” The officer asked with a tone of... read more »

Opinion: Judicial Coup D'etat in Nigeria by Femi Aribisala
Opinion: Judicial Coup D’etat in N...

Opinion: Judicial Coup D’etat in Nigeria by Femi Aribisala

The upshot of all this is that it is a waste of time casting votes in any future presidential election. We just went through the worst presidential election in Nigeria’s history.  To add insult to injury, we have now been assaulted with the worst judicial verdict in the history of Nigeria. ... read more »

Opinion: Can't we Just be Normal?
Opinion: Can’t we Just be Normal?

Opinion: Can’t we Just be Normal?

I regularly hear words such as, “Our great country” or “We can be great again” in reference to Nigeria. Such words make me wonder what the speaker means by “great”. Plus, for us to be “great again”, it implies that Nigeria was once great, and if so,... read more »

Opinion: The Courts Must Nullify President Buhari's Election on Grounds of Perjury by Femi Aribisala.

Opinion: The Courts Must Nullify President Buhari’s Election on Grounds of Perjury b...

In filing his INEC papers for the 2019 presidential election, President Buhari lied under oath.  He committed outright perjury. There can be no doubt that we are living today in Nigeria... read more »

APC: Corruption Incorporated by Femi Aribisala.

APC: Corruption Incorporated by Femi Aribisala.

It would appear that one of the requirements for the distinction of being a member of the president’s cabinet is to have a case of corrupt enrichment with the EFCC. APC is a party that... read more »

BUHARI IS NOT Qualified to be President of Nigeria by Femi Aribisala

Opinion: Buhari is not Qualified to be President of Nigeria by Femi Aribisala

If a presidential candidate does not have a school-leaving certificate, he is ineligible to stand for election as president of Nigeria. Anywhere else, it would be an open and shut case... read more »

Opinion: The Revolution will not be Televised by Femi Aribisala

Opinion: The Revolution will not be Televised by Femi Aribisala

In Nigeria, things have surely fallen apart and the center can no longer hold. It is no longer conjectural; Nigeria is at war.  In July 2019 alone, some 282 of our citizens were gunned... read more »

Opinion: I Won't Cry for Sowore by Badaiki Osighe Nabobcy

Opinion: I Won’t Cry for Sowore by Badaiki Osighe Nabobcy

I don’t expect that Sowore is not prepared to be in detention, so I’m not too worried about his loss of freedom. That goes with the territory. Being detained should be a minor... read more »