Tag: Nigerian State

Abiodun Komolafe: Religion, Politics and the Nigerian State

By abiodun KOMOLAFE Mahatma Gandhi once remarked that “those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is”. However, Frank Herbert was of an entirely different opinion. According to him, “when religion and politics ride in the same cart, the whirlwind follows.” While Vinoba Bhave also described religion and politics[Read More…]

Saatah Nubari: We Are on the Edge, Dangling Our Feet, And We Have No Idea.

  I read in the news that 4,700 Nigerians were forcefully evicted from their homes in Otodo-Gbame community in Lagos State, in one single day in March of 2017. According to the same news report, about 30,000 were earlier evicted in November of 2016. Now, according to the government, they[Read More…]

Opinion: Robbed On Duty And The Nigerian State

  The feeling of being robbed is an intense and painful experience. If you’ve been robbed before, you know that feeling of violation, that feeling of being stripped down in public and the helplessness that covers you like a flood. If you’ve been robbed before, you know too well the[Read More…]

S-East, S-South Regions Call For Nigeria’s Restructuring

The Lower Niger Congress, LNC, made up of people of the South-East and South-South geo-political regions, has called for the restructuring of the country to allow each region feel equal with other regions in the country and to control their resources for the betterment of their people. Vanguard Newspaper reports that[Read More…]