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The Nigerian Police And Poverty: A Personal Encounter – El-Kator

The Nigerian Police And Poverty: A Personal Encounter – El-Kator

From observing Police officers in all parts of the country randomly stopping road users for the singular purpose of extortion I prayed never to have any dealings with any uniformed officer. If that prayer was answered, the answer expired last year. There was a theft towards the end of the year and I had to make a report at the ... Read More »

Strange Behaviours: Fear Induce – Abba Mustapha @Abbatyyy

Fear is a strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion caused by actual or perceived danger. It is a survival mechanism occurring in a response to a specific stimulus. It causes entities in response, to pull far away from it (either by fight-or-flight or freeze/paralysis) and disappear. In trying to pull away, there are behaviors induced by fear elicited by individuals. Some of ... Read More »

#KakandaTemple ~ The Future Awards and its Misrepresentation of the Nigerian Youth

        I have absolute confidence in the strength and ability of the Nigerian youth. All over the world, the Nigerian youth is a newsmaker, known for exhibiting talent, using his brain either to redeem or to reduce whichever system he is in. The Nigerian youth, despite having bad role models, has defied setbacks and limitations to climb ... Read More »

2014 In View, The Pleas & Concerns Of An Unnoticed Citizen – Nwaorgu Vyne

      I’m 22. If I’m correct, that already makes you question how much I know.. You can stop reading now, You’re welcome.    But for those of you who understand the true concept of  ” Democracy” you would be sure to already know that Democracy has never been a spectators sport. It is a game of “Involvement” the ... Read More »

Fighting Social Anomalies with Information Campaigns in Nigeria By Rees Chikwendu

Fighting Social Anomalies with Information Campaigns in Nigeria By Rees Chikwendu

The media is relatively powerless when it comes to bringing attitudinal change; especially behaviors entrenched in the psychological sphere of the uninformed within a society. However, media can pierce armors of preconceptions if its targets, themes, appeals, and vehicles are wisely aligned. Therefore, it is possible for information campaigns to succeed in reducing traditional social ills such as corruption, sexual ... Read More »

Femi Fani-Kayode, Lagos, the Igbo and the Misinformed – Shola Adebowale

Femi Fani-Kayode, Lagos, the Igbo and the Misinformed – Shola Adebowale

There was an essay written by one seemingly grossly misinformed Ayokunle Odekunle titled ”A Rejoinder On The Igbos- Of Femi Fani-Kayode’s Ignorance and Proud Display Of It”, that I saw on Comrade Biafra’s Facebook wall and in one or two website magazines yesterday.  So many issues were raised as regards the piece written by Chief Femi Fani-Kayode titled – ”Lagos, the Igbo and the Servants Of Truth” and ... Read More »

Power Hinged Corruption Network: The Fraud Called PHCN By Walid Moukarim

Power Hinged Corruption Network: The Fraud Called PHCN By Walid Moukarim

Very recently the PHCN raised its fixed charge from 500 to 800 Naira, raising the question on why and what occasioned the increase? Power has really not shown much improvement (if any), they are still charging for prepaid meters, they still in most cases take ages to fix faults, it takes ages to get transformers repaired, replaced or provided and ... Read More »

Now that APC Has Been Registered  By Simon Kolawole

Now that APC Has Been Registered By Simon Kolawole

You needed to feel my joy, last Wednesday, when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the registration of the All Progressives Congress (APC). For me, it was a dream come true. No, I’m not a member of the APC. In fact, I am not a member of any political party. I am one Nigerian with no party affiliation – ... Read More »

2015: Jonathan’s Real Friends, Foes and the Way Forward By Eze chukwuemeka Eze

2015: Jonathan’s Real Friends, Foes and the Way Forward By Eze chukwuemeka Eze

Having written several articles on the current macabre dance and political crisis rocking Rivers State and x-raying its effects on the future political developments of Nigeria if not checked, I do not see further need to come up with another piece on this subject despite new challenges that need to be addressed. Even the poser by Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole ... Read More »

Rivers Crisis: Desperado Politics, Impunity And Threat To Nigeria By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze,

Rivers Crisis: Desperado Politics, Impunity And Threat To Nigeria By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze,

John  Dalberg Acton a Philosopher and the first Baron Acton of Aldenham must have had Rivers State in mind when he stated that, “The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities”. Using the above statement, let us see if recent developments in Rivers State show that Nigeria ... Read More »

Nigeria; Are You Still Waiting For God? By Adefenwa Adeshina

Nigeria; Are You Still Waiting For God? By Adefenwa Adeshina

“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use”–  Galileo Galilei Nigeria could pass for the only country where the same things are done regularly but different results are expected. A Nigerian prefer to vote based on his/her religious or ethnic sentiments ... Read More »

Jonathan Vs Amaechi Brawl: Who Smiles At The End? By Pasy Chikero

Jonathan Vs Amaechi Brawl: Who Smiles At The End? By Pasy Chikero

They say experience is the best teacher but it looks like President Goodluck Jonathan A.K.A Joe-Shocker and his umbrella party are not good history students or just don’t care where the past points. POTFRON-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the party leader of People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), are about to sacrifice Rivers State on the alter of pride ... Read More »

Untying the knot: Sec. 29(4)(a) and (b) of the ’99 Constitution FRN and child marriage in Nigeria.

Untying the knot: Sec. 29(4)(a) and (b) of the ’99 Constitution FRN and child marriage in Nigeria.

A lot of controversy has trailed the constitution review by the National Assembly but the biggest is what Nigerians now see as Senate’s approval of child marriage in Nigeria as canvassed by Sen. Yerima.  Immediately the news emerged that the senate has retained the provision that any “woman who is married is deemed to be of full age (18 years ... Read More »

Emergency Activists And The Bane Of Confusion By Akan Imoh

Emergency Activists And The Bane Of Confusion By Akan Imoh

The Americans have a saying, ‘don’t ask what America can do for you, rather, ask what you can do for America’. This has become a guiding philosophy for every American. This has become a mantra, a way of life, a belief…no wonder, America is a progressive society. No wonder political systems are working. That is a country that prides itself ... Read More »

Stop bringing yourself down – @IkeAmadi Ike Amadi

We have our #LA187 Bible study family which Learns and Applies the word of God. Today we are on to Isaiah 31-34 and I’ll share the best shares of the day. @ifeoluwaolunu shared, “Isaiah 31:1 – Woe to them that go down to Egypt. Have you ever wondered why God didn’t say woe to them that go to egypt but ... Read More »