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Author: Prince Charles Dickson

What do Nigerian leaders really do afterwards?

Sunday, November 5, 2017
In the United States, there are three ways a president can leave office mid-term: death, resignation or impeachment. In Nigeria, there have been several impeachments especially legislative heads, and a few conspired impeachments of governors, only a handful can be recalled to honestly resign and ...

If only it was about Buhari's health

Sunday, August 13, 2017
ldquo;The public does not like you to mislead or represent yourself to be something you rsquo;re not. And the other thing that the public really does like is the self-examination to say, you know, I rsquo;m not perfect.. I rsquo;m just like you. They don rsquo;t ask their public officials to ...

Naija-Area: Simplifying complexity or complexifying simplicity

Monday, July 17, 2017
Street Parliament So the biggest court wey dey obodo Naija be don talk say na Makarfi be the right and authentic guy man to hold the chair of one time biggest party in Africa, the political party wey suppose hold power for like 60 years according to one of dem former oga. The same party wey gath ...

While we are still praying for Nigeria

Sunday, July 9, 2017
At my son 39;s school it was science exhibition last Saturday. And one of the teachers narrated about a friend traveling from Nigeria to Dubai. While hovering over Nigeria as they flew, it was darkness, pitch darkness and as the hovered the Dubai airspace light everywhere. I thought all we need ...

At Half Time; Its Monkey Business Ahead 2019

Monday, May 8, 2017
Laifi 39;n babba, rowa, laiii 39;n yaro, kiwuya. (The boy complains that his master is stingy, the master that his boy is lazy.) quot;The public does not like you to mislead or represent yourself to be something you 39;re not. And the other thing that the public really does like is the ...

There Is Still No Nigeria

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
The North-South Dichotomy is not a subject within the shores of this nation that one talks about without understanding, it evokes a lot of passions from the heated debates, and arguments which it generates, everyone holding dear to their views, values, idiosyncrasies and what not. A lot has been ...

Responsible Fathers, Airports, and the Orphaned Roads of Nigeria

Monday, April 24, 2017
In the country of Armenia, in 1988, Samuel and Danielle sent their young son, Armand, off to school. Samuel squatted before his son and looked him in the eye. quot;Have a good day at school, and remember, no matter what, I rsquo;ll always be there for you. quot; They hugged and the boy ran off to s ...

Nigerian children, Nigeria's future

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
quot;It is 9 o 39;clock, do you know where your children are? quot; Frank Olizeh, popular retired NTA anchorman I originally wrote this some four years ago under the title; That Nigerian Child...Of Ours, today I am updating it. It 39;s Easter, and a sizable amount of Nigerian children are o ...

Nigerians, Collapsing Churches, Religion And Systems

Monday, December 19, 2016
Last week, it was Uyo, Akwa Ibom, with the following narratives everywhere; that the Akwa Ibom state helmsman Udom Emmanuel would have been part of the casualties as a church building collapsed in Uyo. Initial reports had it that at least 27 persons lost their lives, while others sustained injuri ...

Nigeria Forgets Her Own Quickly

Monday, November 28, 2016
A man is wearing black, black shoes, socks, trousers, and, gloves. He is walking down a black street with all the street lamps off. A black car is coming towards Him its lights off but somehow manages to stop in time. How did the driver see the man? I would start my admonition this week by ...

The Soft Underbelly Of A Nation

Monday, November 7, 2016
quot;Every ethnic group is an oppressed minority somewhere. Every group is a religious and ethnic minority somewhere. Every majority or settler is an indigene somewhere. In one way, we are all settlers; we just don rsquo;t remember where we came from or why we came. But ultim ...

When The Dead Body Speaks…Nigerian Leaders Fit Hear

Sunday, October 23, 2016
It was one of those experience that lingers...one which when you recall, it is filled with nostalgia, it has a sense of humor in it, but largely filled with the irony of life. So, what is this experience, kindly indulge me, I would tell us at the end of my admonition for this week, but for ...

Our Education Is In The Other Room

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Over the week, I was busy with much on my table, I had to be at the Open Session of the Peace and Security Council of the AU, I had unfinished office business, and was reflecting on the fire that gutted my beloved University of Jos, I am an alumnus, and proudly Josite. For me, it was an opportuni ...
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