Ekweremadu's imprisonment

Ekweremadu’s Imprisonment and Failure of the Big Man Syndrome

Ours is a society where money answereth all things; a society where no one is immune to what I call the big man syndrome. It…
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Wole Soyinka

The Problem with Academia in Nigeria

I’m big a fan of Wole Soyinka. Surfing YouTube for his lectures is one of my favourite pastimes. Some years ago, I was watching one…
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OAU student. Okoli Ahinze killed by angry students

Okoli Ahinze: OAU as Citadel of Shishi

Last week, Okoli Ahinze, a 500-level Civil Engineering student at Obafemi Awolowo University, my alma mata, was beaten to death by a mob of students.…
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homophobia in Africa

A Nuanced Understanding of Homophobia in Africa

Two weeks ago, the Ugandan parliament passed one of the harshest anti-LGBTQI laws in the world. And almost immediately, Karine Jean-Pierre, the White House press…
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Burna Boy and Fela

Burna Boy’s Lame Imitation of Fela’s Activism

Bearing zoot in one hand and a microphone in the other, Fela would gyrate about the stage, performing lengthy songs in those peculiar sounds that have come…
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Soji Olaniyi

Soji Olaniyi: An Icon of Fatherly Imperative

I struggled in deciding whether or not to write this. For many reasons. For one, I do not like making others feel sorry for me.…
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Prophet Ayodele 2023 prophecies

2023 Election Prophecies are Snake Oil

Unlike generic new year prophecies, most of these prophets have been exposed for their failed election-related prophecies. In an article published in the Nation on…
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New Naira Notes

Nigerians are not Good People

Over and over, circumstances have proven that the everyday Nigerian has Machiavellian tendencies. He is an opportunist and he manipulates others to get what he…
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Muhammadu Buhari's failure

A Nomological Network of Cumulative Evidence of Buhari’s Failure

This article was first published in Punch Newspapers on the 27th of July, 2022
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Atiku staging a political campaign in nigeria

How to Stage a Political Campaign in Nigeria

This article was first published on the 19th of October, 2022 in Punch Newspapers
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