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#NoiseOfRevolt: Re: Chimamanda Adichie On The Oba Of Lagos – By @Obajeun

#NoiseOfRevolt: Re: Chimamanda Adichie On The Oba Of Lagos – By @Obajeun

For the first time, Chimamanda struggled unsuccessfully to retell the Igbo story – the story that had strengthened the bond of unity, in that no Nigerian, no region, no state and no voice could run the pageantry show of might alone without the tripod stand of others. Perhaps she ran afoul of what she has consistently fronted as prejudiced colouration ... Read More »

Guber Polls: Will Buhari’s Victory Throw Up Bandwagon Effect? By Levinus Nwabughiogu

Guber Polls: Will Buhari’s Victory Throw Up Bandwagon Effect? By Levinus Nwabughiogu

As Nigerians head back to the polls today to elect fresh governors and state legislators, there is no doubt that it would also be another titanic battle between two major political parties. Though there are over 10 political parties participating in the exercise, electoral dynamics have obviously narrowed down the contest between All Progressives Congress, APC and the ruling Peoples ... Read More »

Our Universities: Graveyards Or Launching Pads? By Oluwatobi Gbemisola

Our Universities: Graveyards Or Launching Pads? By Oluwatobi Gbemisola

Over the years in Nigeria, there has been a sharp increase in the rate of sexual harassment in the higher institutions of learning. In a recent survey paid for by Women Against Rape, Sexual Harassment and Exploitation (WARSHE), 80 percent of 300 women questioned at four universities said sexual harassment was their top concern. Result and findings of a research ... Read More »

Open Letter To President Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari By Omonile olasunkanmi

Open Letter To President Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari By Omonile olasunkanmi

Dear Muhammadu Okechukwu Buhari, It is tradition that I first congratulate you on your historic victory at the just concluded presidential election. It is by no means child’s play and I owe it to you, your dedication, passion and resilience to specially felicitate with you on this occasion. You’ve always been an integral part of our history since your infamous ... Read More »

The Return Of Sai Baba By Tony Ademiluyi

The Return Of Sai Baba By Tony Ademiluyi

History has been made in the most populous black nation in the world with the election of General Muhammadu Buhari as President of Nigeria. This is the first time since independence that an opposition leader is defeating an incumbent leader. How did this ‘impossible feat’ happen? President Jonathan was a reluctant boss who became Governor, Vice-President, Acting President and President ... Read More »

I Have Been Jegamicind- CharlyBoy

I Have Been Jegamicind- CharlyBoy

I must first congratulate Mr. President, Goodluck Jonathan for his maturity, magnanimity and statesmanship by being the first to congratulate General Muhammadu Buhari on his win at the polls. E no easy sha. Accepting defeat. This is a sign of a shift in the right direction. Nigerians should be proud of the freest and the fairest election ever! Elections in ... Read More »

Letter To Buhari: #NowThatYouAreThere By Onyeka ‘Kerous’ Ibeanusi

Letter To Buhari: #NowThatYouAreThere By Onyeka ‘Kerous’ Ibeanusi

Dear General Muhammadu Buhari, First of all I will like to congratulate you, your team and Nigerians on this historic victory at a very important time in our nation’s history. I belong to the class of seemingly faceless Nigerians in the majority, who have always dreamed of a greater Nigeria; although we are not there yet, I know that we ... Read More »

#PAUSIBILITY: The Day Of Reckoning Is Here. by Adebayo Coker

It will be gubernatorial elections tomorrow. No doubt, I will urge everyone to go out en masse, just as we did during the Presidential Elections, and cast our votes for any candidate of our choice. Nobody is going to drown especially if you take caution and do not go near the lagoon if you cannot swim. Please and please, stop ... Read More »

Swim Suits Before & Now, See What Women Were Allowed To Wear Before

Swim Suits Before & Now, See What Women Were Allowed To Wear Before

Did you know that ladies were not allowed to the beach if their swim suits were short? This is because there is an approved length and ladies’ swim suits must be measured with a tailor’s tape before they are allowed to the beach. In essence, one cannot go to the beach with a swimsuit that was too short. You’ll get busted. ... Read More »

A Vote For Jimi Agbaje, A Vote For Asari-Dokubo, OPC By Erasmus Ikhide

A Vote For Jimi Agbaje, A Vote For Asari-Dokubo, OPC By Erasmus Ikhide

Mr Jimi Agbaje, the Lagos PDP gubernatorial candidate for April 11th general election may have literarily lost his political deposit for the post with his unguided and repulsive utterances in far away London some time ago. Seen early as a buffer to counteract the less expansive AD, ACN and now APC governance since 1999 in the nation’s commercial hub, Mr Agbaje crashed his burning ambition ... Read More »

Africa Rising – But At What Cost To The Nigerian Youth? (#AfricaNot4Sale)

Africa Rising – But At What Cost To The Nigerian Youth? (#AfricaNot4Sale)

Nigeria is reported to have a population of over 170 million and is seen as Africa’s most populous nation. It is also important to note that 70 percent of the population comprises of youths between the ages of 16-35 years. Now with the current life expectancy of 35-45 years, it becomes only fair that the largest segment of the population ... Read More »

Aisha Buhari: A New Style of First Lady in Nigeria?

Aisha Buhari: A New Style of First Lady in Nigeria?

“Few would have believed that the taciturn, austere General Buhari had a soft, smiling and sweet woman at home,” the Vanguard daily said after the former military ruler was elected Nigeria’s next president. Aisha Buhari remained in the shadows for most of the election campaign but could now impose a very different style from the current First Lady at the ... Read More »

The 21st Century Security Architecture The Nigerian State Requires By Ismail Lawal

The 21st Century Security Architecture The Nigerian State Requires By Ismail Lawal

Congratulation is in order to the newly elected president of the Federal Republic, General M Buhari, and the new governing party from May 29th 2015, the APC. The task ahead is enormous and the President elect and his team must hit the ground running. One of the core promises The General and his party ran on was security and if ... Read More »

Open Letter To President Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari By Omonile Olasunkanmi

Open Letter To President Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari By Omonile Olasunkanmi

Dear Muhammadu Okechukwu Buhari, It is tradition that I first congratulate you on your historic victory at the just concluded presidential election. It is by no means child’s play and I owe it to you, your dedication, passion and resilience to specially felicitate with you on this occasion. You’ve always been an integral part of our history since your infamous ... Read More »

Epic Battle For The Soul Of Lagos By Ololade Ajekigbe

Epic Battle For The Soul Of Lagos By Ololade Ajekigbe

The presidential elections have come and gone, with many heaving a huge sigh relief as a result of a potential unrest being averted by the timely concession of defeat by President Goodluck Jonathan. But it is not yet uhuru. The gubernatorial elections in majority of the states of the federation comes up this Saturday. Lagos in particular is on the ... Read More »