May 22, 2022

Political News in 5 (PNI5) May 22 2022

May 15, 2022

Political News in 5 (PNI5) May 15 2022

May 8, 2022

Political News in 5 (PNI5) May 8 2022

May 1, 2022

Political News in 5 (PNI5) May 1 2022 – the one about presidential aspirants in Mecca

April 24, 2022

Political News in 5 (PNI5) April 24 2022

April 17, 2022

PNI5 April 17 2022 – The One with the Voter Registration Update

April 10, 2022

PNI5 April 10 2022 – the one about anointed draftees as presidents

April 3, 2022

PNI5 April 3 2022 – The one after the attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train

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. […]