Becoming A Political Activist In Nigeria

Nigeria At 62; Corruption As War Without End

Jerome-Mario Chijioke Utomi

As a background to this piece, the word corruption came from the Latin word corruptus, which “means to break or to destroy.” Corruption according to AL-Gore, a former Vice President of the United States (USA), destroys and breaks that trust which is absolutely essential for the delicate alchemy at the heart of representative democracy. ... Read more

2022 Igbo Day: All Hands Must Be On Deck

Amb. Prof. George Obiozor ( President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide)

The Igbo Day is celebrated on September 29 of every year. The Igbo Day derived its roots in the gruesome pogrom which took the lives of over 30,000 Igbos in the Northern parts of Nigeria on September 29, 1966. Since then, September 29 every year is set aside to reflect on Igbo history, reappraise the Igbo contemporary challenges and to renew our co ... Read more

The Revolution In Nigeria Is About To Start: Are You Ready?

The 2023 general election is the most talked about and galvanized election in the history of Nigeria. People are very conscious of their environment and what is happening, and the reasons are clear. Nigeria bleeds from a very terrible bad leadership, and citizens are in acute pain and horrifying agony – hungry, brutalized and traumatized. Exc ... Read more

Injustice And Marginalization: Wike Is Complicit.

Ezza Ezekuna people of Ebonyi State hold that, "A bird which flew from the ground to the tip of a mound is still on the ground". This seems to capture the conduct of the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, over the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential ticket which he lost to former vice-president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar. Since the anno ... Read more

The Machina Effect: Lawan Can Now Return To University Teaching, Preferably Civic Education To Children, Citizen Ethics, Political Morality, Or Public Ethics In Universities

In May of 2022, as widely reported by the media, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, told Nigerians, "I stand here before you to tell you why I believe that I have what it takes... (to make me) an effective and efficient President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria after President Muhammadu Buhari finishes his tenure." In early June, the National ... Read more

Tokens, Pittance, Crumbs & Loans Not Designed To Rescue Africa 

Africans spend more of their time over the centuries defending their Empires, Continent and Civilization from slave raiders looking for cheap labor than capturing others as slaves. Looking for excuses to blame the victims for their own impoverished status is not even close to the reasons Africa remained impoverished. We must admit what it is true; ... Read more

The Boundaries Of Nigerian English For Global Communication

Damilare Adeleye

As previously asserted in my last article, Nigerian English is a local variety of the English language that captures the sociocultural realities of Nigerian people. In other words, this regional dialect is a full-fledged variety that is available to Nigerian native users of English. Essentially, it helps Nigerian natives to construct their worldvie ... Read more

Letter To Atiku Abubakar

Dear His Excellency, Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of the PDP, My at ...
read more »

Bulletin 19: 2023 ELECTIONS— A res

i. The Yoruba Referendum Committee holds the position that this is not the time ...
read more »

Dear Obidients, There Will Be No An

The rains are slowly abating and harmattan is coming. The year is winding and wh ...
read more »

University Teachers' Strike: Why Ni

Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye

Now, let’s face it: there can only be one reason why the industrial action ...
read more »

Lateef Kayode Jakande (LKJ) Academ

Late Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande

In governance, rare breeds like the late Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande (of blesse ...
read more »