October 22, 2022

Health is personal and the personal is political, By Ayisha Osori

Anyone can fall ill and we do. But not everyone who has suffered ill health has the opportunity to influence health care in their country, state […]
October 2, 2022

PNI5 October 2 2022 – the one about Tinubu missing in action

September 25, 2022

PNI5 September 25 – the one about candidates for presidency & NASS

September 18, 2022

PNI5 Sept 18 2022 – the one about the padded voters register

September 14, 2022

Ghosts of ethnicity present

Senator Remi Tinubu trended for a few days on Twitter a few weeks ago because of an old video shot around the 2019 general election where […]
September 11, 2022

PNI5 Sept 11 2022 – the one about Remi Tinubu’s trending video

September 4, 2022

PNI5 Sept 4 2022 – the one about the story that won’t go away: Tinubu’s identity

August 28, 2022

PNI5 Aug 28 2022 – the one about the NBA conference, John Wike Wicks of Rivers & dodgy RECS

October 20, 2010

‘Open eyed’ justice: the Nigerian way

The Nigerian police and the judiciary have played their separate but almost equal roles in ensuring Nigerians believe that ‘justice’ does not exist. What else can […]
December 15, 2010

Stop: no human rights here

I am never quite sure if my thoughts are the magnets for the stories or if the stories that seek me out fuel my thoughts – but human rights has definitely been a recent theme. I am sure the predominance of human rights violation stories is not unconnected to Human Rights Day (December 10 2010) but the connection between power and the contempt with which man treats man is scary.
December 29, 2010

I am a Nigerian, where am I from? Battle for supremacy: Indigenes v Settlers

Am I a Nigerian first or am I from my state of origin/local government first? As a Nigerian am I free to settle and develop where […]
August 4, 2011

Where to go when the fairy tale ends?

Once upon a time, girl meets boy, they fall in love and live happily ever after. Until he attacks her in frenzy, butchers and kills her […]
August 11, 2011

Laws of success (in Nigerian Government)

It’s been seventy-nine days since May 29 – it does not seem like much is happening but much has happened. We have somewhat new federal and […]
August 19, 2011

A lemon by any other name would still be sour

Once upon a time there was a woman with 6 sons with different gifts and natural talents (in the beginning there were 2, then somehow they […]
May 3, 2018

Why is it so hard to do something? – Dec 26, 2011

After the violence following the April 2011 elections many felt moved to do something about the relations between Christians and Muslims in the north of Nigeria. […]