Opinion

Sonala Olumhense: Forged Certificates

By Sonala Olumhense The beauty of the Internet is that you can hear the world in thought. Mrs. Stella Oduah, Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, has been the subject of considerable fascination because of grievous allegations of corruption against her for which she was indicted by the House of Representatives. She[Read More…]

All Hail ‘HRH’, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, The Emir Of CBN

By Jummai Calebs These are heady days for the imperious traditional ruler of the Nigerian financial system, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, who for all intents and purposes can best be described as the Emir, rather than governor, of the Central Bank of Nigeria. The Kano-born prince, who has made it abundantly[Read More…]

Tunde Leye: Making Nigerian Writing Profitable

By Tunde Leye I was reading Ayo Sogunro’s twitter interview with 1Pageweekly.com the other day and one of his responses struck me. Most of us Nigerian writers, especially those based in Nigeria are polygamists. We are married to the pursuit of our writing for the passion, but are stuck in[Read More…]

John Ainofenokhai: 2015 Presidency & Buhari’s Desperation

By John Ainofenokhai With the 2015 elections inching closer, the political decibel is expectedly rising. Permutations about possible candidates for various political offices are also on the increase, just like the prospects of the various political parties. One man whose name has been touted severally from the opposition camp as[Read More…]

Reno Omokri: The APC Should Stick to Issues Not Insults

By Reno Omokri I am always amused when I read the statements issued by the All Progressive Congress, APC. They seem to think that politics is all about using gutter language to make the most noise forgetting that empty barrels make the most noise. Many people have said  to me[Read More…]

How Western Philosophy Ruins Nigerian Marriages

By Odimegwu Onwumere Newly married couples in Nigeria on the day of celebration wear a cheerful look. This is because every marriage is procedural in the country. There is no form of enslavement marriage, neither is there a slave nor a slave master anywhere. Women are not sold off. Marriages[Read More…]

Ebubedike Akabuwa: In Jonathan’s Aso Rock, There Is Never A Dull Moment

By Ebubedike Akabuwa “Out of Africa”, wrote Pliny about two thousand years ago, “always something new”. Perhaps Pliny had the GEJ administration in mind when he made his observations. This administration has attained near-notoriety for always having “something new” and mostly headline worthy for public consumption. Take for example, the[Read More…]

Farouk Martins Aresa: Ndi-Igbo Loved & Cherished By Most At Home

By Farouk Martins Aresa There is no other place Ndi-Igbo are loved or cherished more than in their own Country, from the South to North. Even just before secession of Biafra, which was one of the lowest points in Ndi-Igbo history, more people throughout their Country empathize with them. More[Read More…]

Why Mikel Obi Should Be African Footballer Of The Year

By August Yes! Nigerian midfielder, John Obi Mikel deserves to be African Footballer of the year simply because for the year in-view, he has been Africa’s best performer for both club and country. Checking the antecedent of the CAF Award, you would realize that the performance of a player’s Country[Read More…]

Charles Dickson: My New Year Resolution – To Steal More

By Prince Charles Dickson “Kowa ya dade yaga dadau”. – Hausa (Whoever live long, will see wonders). This is my first admonition for the year 2014, and permit me to share my New Year resolution with us. If topics are anything to go by, don’t be alarmed; hopefully in the[Read More…]