Alliance of Nigerian leaders and Igbo dropouts – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

All that any Igbo charlatan needs to hoodwink many a Nigerian leader is to claim that he has the beans to bring the Igbo people to the centre after the Biafra war.   It works like magic for the so-called patriotic…

Let us scrap the NYSC and the Presidency- Lucia Edafioka

When former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon declared ‘no victor, no vanquished’ at the end of the infamous Nigerian civil war in 1970, 10-year-old Nigeria was deeply fractured along ethnic lines. There was mutual distrust and hate among the…

A Time to Build: Matters arising from the protest – Obari Gomba

It is normal to posit that every Nigerian wants a better country even when we differ about the route to that destination. It is time to find a common ground and build peace on the basis of justice. The pursuit…

The consequences of blood – Sunny Igboanugo

I remember interviewing a prominent leader of the Rosicrucian Order, some 20 years ago. He was the first that drew my attention to the practical example of the reality of karma, the law of retributive justice. His example then was…

My love for beans and Igbo got me into trouble!

I like beans and I like igbo, correct one! I eat it almost every day and I am never tired of it; I smoke igbo everyday and it is what helps me work well, well. There’s this woman, she is…

Does Biodun Fatoyinbo know the meaning of shame? – NFNF

The dictionary defines shame as – noun “a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behaviour.” Often seen as a word it can also refer to a sense of being, a cognition as…

Lagos is full of tribalism o – Lucia Edafioka

Tribalism is to Nigeria what Racism is to America. Majority of Nigerians are oblivious as to how tribalism works, especially the ones who have never left their regions; think of the Yoruba man who has never left Western Nigeria, or…

Our kids won’t be Yoruba, Igbo or Hausa – Peju Akande

When I look at our kids, I know there is hope for Nigeria. We are raising a crop of detribalised Nigerians today. Many of the kids out there learned to speak the English language first before their parents’ mother tongue,…

Lagos is just another life – Lucia Edafioka

Lagos has its own language; something might mean one thing everywhere else in Nigeria; you come to Lagos and it is a whole different meaning. And by language I’m talking of both the things people say and do that have…

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