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Author: Stanley Ndukwe

Shoeless Jonathan

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
I am Goodluck Jonathan. I never thought I would be where I am today. I had no shoes, no school bag; I carried my books in my hands to school. I have no enemies to fight. I was not born rich. I am Goodluck Jonathan. If I can make it, you can make it.' - Dr Goodluck Jonathan, 2011 Nigerian childre ...

LETTER TO NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA AND NIGERIANS

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Dear Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, On Monday 1 August 2005, Ann McFerran in The Guardian introduced you this way: 'Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala relishes a good fight. Which is just as well. Since Nigeria's president persuaded her to sort out the country's infamously chaotic finances and rein in its notorious corrup ...

LETTER TO NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA AND NIGERIANS

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Dear Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, On Monday 1 August 2005, Ann McFerran in The Guardian introduced you this way: 'Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala relishes a good fight. Which is just as well. Since Nigeria's president persuaded her to sort out the country's infamously chaotic finances and rein in its notorious corru ...

Nigeria’s Energy Virus: In The Galleria Of Truth

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Nigeria's energy virus is of three fundamental facets namely lack of innovation and wealth creation in energy sector, absence of sustainable environmental initiative in the energy sector and total absence of power security. These three thrashing challenges are bothersome as they are ravaging the ...

NIGERIA’S ENERGY VIRUS: IN THE GALLERIA OF TRUTH

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Nigeria's energy virus is of three fundamental facets namely lack of innovation and wealth creation in energy sector, absence of sustainable environmental initiative in the energy sector and total absence of power security. These three thrashing challenges are bothersome as they are ravaging the eme ...

JONATHAN’S VAN DAMME KICK ON THE EYE OF THE IGBO

Thursday, March 13, 2014
In a placid attempt to instigate readers with a rhythm of trepidation and to pull them through the brink of cosmic mysticism, Rabindranath Tagore in the poem 'Brahma, Visnu, Siva', began: In a worldless timeless lightless great emptiness Four-faced Brahma broods. Brahma, the creative deity, is ...

Dangoteism : Failure of Social Contract Theory in Nigeria

Sunday, March 9, 2014
O meziri nwata mbge nne ya nonso Nne ya pou O were mmiri ikwuoka chie nu nwa O rila mma. At this time the social contract theory is in an exponentially growing pathway and it is characteristically vast. Embryonic during the Age of Enlightenment, however, the ideology was popularised in the 17t ...

Dangoteism : Failure of Social Contract Theory in Nigeria

Sunday, March 9, 2014
O meziri nwata mbge nne ya nonso Nne ya pou O were mmiri ikwuoka chie nu nwa O rila mma. At this time the social contract theory is in an exponentially growing pathway and it is characteristically vast. Embryonic during the Age of Enlightenment, however, the ideology was popularised in the 17th ...

Chimamanda Adichie and Assortative Slaying: In the Galleria of Truth

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Taking your husband's last name is a mainstream tradition. If you keep your maiden name or hyphenate your last name, you're in the minority. - Echo Surina Beowulf, one of the greatest poems in Anglo-Saxon literature gets to a climax when the dragon burns the Geats' homes and lands because a slave ...

Gazing Mode: Why are Terrorists Sentenced in the UK but Free in Nigeria?

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Michael Adebolajo has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a UK soldier. Whilst Michael Adebowale is sentenced to at least 45 years for the murder of Lee Rigby, who left behind his wife and a son. The UK Home Secretary at the time of the verdict said the sickening and barbaric murder ...

NIGERIA�S CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR�S SUSPENSION: THE BOOMERANG EFFECT

Saturday, March 1, 2014
In this piece I gaze at the suspension of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the passionate Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on February 20, 2014, to unpack the political, psychological, and economic consequences of such occurrence in Nigeria, Africa's most populated oil economy. Commentaries and s ...

Tobore Ovuorie: In the Galleria of Truth

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
. . . The unreality of the seen lends reality to the seeing. -Octavio Paz I shall examine the truth of Tobore Ovuorie's investigative report on human trafficking in Nigeria, and also argue that disapproving or downplaying the validity of the images of violence, prostitution, murder, human ...