Thieving: Incumbency in Elections

Thieving: Incumbency in Elections One would wonder why the power of incumbency of presidents and governors in Nigeria,elsewhere in Africa and other places in the...

Kneel Down Democracy

Kneel Down Democracy In the above photo we can see kneeling before the First Lady of Akwa Ibom State, Mrs Ekaette Akpabio, the usually imposing...

Postponement of Elections: Achebe

Postponement of Elections: Achebe Chinua Achebe was ostracised by the Western academy for his truthful but hard to swallow comments on two European intellectual sacred...

Owners of Nigeria Technostructure

Owners of Nigeria Technostructure In Nigeria there exists a non-market non-governmental extortionist technostructure that is nameless but for the purpose of convenience we shall call...

Election2015: Eternal Baby Syndrome

Election2015: Eternal Baby Syndrome In the course of researching corruption and misgovernance in Nigeria it is not too hard to observe  public servants and politicians....

Sanusi: Last Man Standing

Sanusi: Last Man Standing in Soludo’s Great Debate The recent bombshell released in the media by Charles Soludo is on his evaluation of the 2015...

Fraternal Criminality as Charity

Fraternal Criminality as Charity One growing and disturbing phenomenon of Nigerian university campus grown fraternities (UCGFs) is their transformation into “charities”. It is a purely...

RE: Collapse of Nigeria’s Power Privatisation

RE: Collapse of Nigeria’s Power Privatisation http://eyoekpo.com/post/101658521484/the-imminent-collapse-of-nigerias-power-privatisation I found Timi Soleye’s piece in the Financial Times interesting. The Financial Times and its editors would have...

Sarcasm: Evidence of Genius

Sarcasm: Evidence of Genius Sarcasm and ‘figures of speech’ are as old as language itself. From the Ivy League professor of literary criticism to the Oxbridge...

A Response to “#30PercentOrNothing”

http://opinionriver.com/30percentornothing/ “Be bold for the children of everybody and look well! It will improve our judging tomorrow” – Dan Bearman in Therefore Be Bold (by...

A Response to “The Real Poor Nigerians”

http://opinionriver.com/real-poor-nigerians/ Your piece is poignant and well written but discomforting to read, because it exposes issues of the “pitiful helplessness” and their resignation to it....

Botswana: An African Model for Progress

Botswana: An African Model for Progress – A Replay http://gbengaaborowa.wordpress.com/2014/09/08/botswana-an-african-model-for-progress-and-prosperity/#more-134 Botswana, a prosperous African nation (population: 2 million), is a place I worked a long...

The Ontology of the African

The Ontology of the African Someone genuinely dismayed that some sincere African intellectuals say nothing about the derisory status of the African among other human...

We Let Africa Down Badly

We Let Africa Down Badly An Open Letter to African Academics, Scholars and Intellectuals Dear Colleagues, Upon reviewing the current upheavals in North Africa and...

Corruption: One and a Half Questions

Since the widely preferred mode of organisation (partial or encompassing) for our “globalised political economy” in both public and private spheres is corruption, how are...

Educating a Shell Worker

Educating a Shell Worker Ever since ex-President Obosanjo threw the gauntlet to Nigerians in general in to prove the acts of corruption of General Babangida...

Eradicating Ecocide: A Review

Eradicating Ecocide: A Review Ecocide eradication, as both a concept and an institution of (enforceable) international (and local) application, is creating a popular stir of...
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