A Straight Line from Rwanda to Nigeria

If anyone looks at Nigeria in any kind of detail, you would notice quite a list of parallels with 1994 Rwanda. The clouds are gathering, but we must not allow rain to fall. We can learn some things from Rwanda about preventing full-blown anarchy in Nigeria … More A Straight Line from Rwanda to Nigeria

#FreeEse: When The Constitution Is Not Supreme

Over the years, some incidents in Nigeria have tried to portray it as a theatre of the absurd. Periodically, news reports spring up, bewildering many Nigerians who wonder if the main characters lack commonsense, and the decency to save Nigerians the shame of watching foolish dramas. The #FreeEse incident is a quintessential example of a … More #FreeEse: When The Constitution Is Not Supreme

Justice for Sale

A man is in jail for the heinous crime of disputing land with someone having more money and connections than he does. Like him, many prisoners groan under phoney charges by the police ably assisted by the judicial system. They seek justice, which eludes them because in Nigeria, justice is for sale and usually goes … More Justice for Sale