Kemi’s resignation should not be seen as an end in itself but rather, the start of a reflective process … More Kemi Adeosun: Beyond a Resignation
As the 2019 elections approach, Nigerians seem intent on repeating the mistake of focusing entirely on the presidency, thereby allowing misfits into the legislature. … More None of Two Evils
A seemingly innocuous bill holds sinister potential to strangle Nigeria’s civil society … More Yet Another Trojan Horse Bill
In the midst of an economic downturn, Nigerians have their ears filled with tales of the happenings in the offices and chambers of the government … More All Eyes on Paddington
My name is Peter Mohammed Ifa representing my people, Nigeria Constituency I at the Senatorial Council of Representatives. On March 28, 2015, I made my people think they willingly chose me as their sole ambassador at the distinguished council. Since then, I and fellow council members have been on a journey to get heaven’s key. … More The Heaven Called Immunity
For many years, self-righteous private sector players have looked down on Nigeria’s civil servants, seeing them as icons of employed joblessness. Hardworking civil servants have suffered for long under this despicable tag. Respite has now come the way of the civil service, as the national assembly has gobbled up all laziness-themed awards for 2016. With … More National Award for Laziness
Someone once said that leadership involves leaders making sacrifices for the greater good of the organization, just as many parents deny themselves of certain rights and privileges in order to make a better life for their families. That someone obviously had no inkling of Nigerian leadership. In Nigeria, sacrifices are the exclusive preserve of the … More Much Ado about Cars
Recently, I chanced upon a TV programme in which contemporary national political issues were being discussed. Much of the discourse filtered through my ears except for one statement that struck me. One of the panellist said, “Nigerians are the new Opposition”. That statement is the seed for this article.