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#PAUSIBILITY: The Fruit. The Tree. The Orchard. – Adebayo Coker

I must start by tendering my unreserved apology to my followers for not being able to deliver last week. I had a certain deadline that hung to my mind like a vagitus of my son: I had to attend to it. Our political climate is becoming more and more interesting as our relative ‘peace’ is further threatened by much perforation ... Read More »

Nigeria, not Kenya, is About to Become Africa’s Next Big Technology Hub

Nigeria, not Kenya, is About to Become Africa’s Next Big Technology Hub

Largely off the back of Mpesa, the hugely successful mobile money-transfer system, the Kenyan capital has gained a reputation for technological innovation—and with it an influx of no-strings (or few-strings) development funding that has crowded out some of the private investment searching for tech startups to finance.  Now investors are looking to the other side of the African continent for results. Nigeria, with nearly ... Read More »

The Hut

Jake Okechukwu Effoduh Represented Nigeria at the World Economic Forum Meeting at the Vatican. He shares his experience from his meeting with the Pope. The Hut by Jake Okechukwu Effoduh. Insight from the World Economic Forum meeting at the Vatican  There is a common Igbo[1] proverb that says, ‘A man who does not leave his hut will bring nothing in.’[2] ... Read More »

Olusegun Adeniyi: #MyWatch: Obasanjo’s unguided missiles [Rejoinder]

Olusegun Adeniyi: #MyWatch: Obasanjo’s unguided missiles [Rejoinder]

“…Segun Adeniyi, who is a poor apologist for Yar’Adua, made almost every case of reversal worse in his book. Not only is Adeniyi a poor apologist, but he also did not do a good job of denigrating Obasanjo. Rather, he showed his principal as an ingrate; mean, petty, vindictive, unfocused and rudderless; hypocritical, and a man who easily buckled under ... Read More »

Between the Humiliated and the Illuminated

Between the Humiliated and the Illuminated

Nigeria oscillates between diluted democracy, sheer impunity and unbridled madness. Stays mostly on the last two. -Japheth Omojuwa   Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of leaders it insists on. The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world. To be effective it demands the sacrifice of ... Read More »