Beyond Brexit – Nigeria wants a new trade deal with Britain

Beyond Brexit – Nigeria wants a new trade deal with Britain

In August this last year, British Prime Minister Theresa May visited Nigeria. She spoke about increasing investment opportunities, a new trade deal and economic partnership, tackling human trafficking, and assistance to bolster the rule of law and the fight against organized crime. All of this is extremely welcome, and indeed necessary. Unfortunately for Mrs May, […]

Hadiza Abubakar: A Benevolent Matriarch @ 60

Hadiza Abubakar: A Benevolent Matriarch @ 60

“A grandmother is a remarkable woman. She’s a wonderful combination of warmth and kindness, laughter and love. She overlooks our faults, encourages our dreams, and praises our every success.“ -Anonymous About a month ago, Hajiya Hadiza Mohammed A. Abubakar, wife of Bauchi state governor, quietly marked a milestone. She turned 60.Thus she joined the elevated […]

WHY ARE NIGERIANS SO NOISY?

WHY ARE NIGERIANS SO NOISY?

It is difficult living in Nigeria if you are a person who dislikes noise. From my observation, a majority of Nigerians are just noisy and loud. It is like being noisy is ingrained in our DNA. You can’t escape the noise in Nigeria, it follows you everywhere you go. I had an argument with the […]

2019: Facts, fiction, myths… and what matters

2019: Facts, fiction, myths… and what matters

Get this straight: Atiku Abubakar will lose the presidential election on February 16. I’m not Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka or one of the tongue-in-cheek seers whose predictions you’ll be struggling to figure out after dropping your offering in the bag at midnight of December 31. I’ll say it the way it is, walking where angels […]

AKPABIO @56

AKPABIO @56

Senator Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom State and former minority leader of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is 56 today. It has been an intriguing journey that has seen him morph from privation to a man of means with strong social contacts that put him in the bracket of who […]

Mbaka: Blackmailing In God’s Name

Mbaka: Blackmailing In God’s Name

If you are of the Christian faith, you must be embarrassed by what happened on Sunday, December 2, at the Adoration Catholic Prayer Ministry, Emene, Enugu. On that day, the Christian Faith was dragged in the mud. And this, by a Priest of the Roman Catholic Church. The Adoration Catholic Ministry was founded by  its […]

A Letter To Ikeogu

A Letter To Ikeogu

It’s a week I should not write, but be silent. But something tells me you would have wished otherwise. Goodnight, Ikeogu!

Friday Olokor: An Enigmatic Journalist @ 50

Friday Olokor: An Enigmatic Journalist @ 50

‘He hath borne himself beyond the promise of his age, doing in the figure of a lamb, the feats of a Lion. He hath indeed, better bettered expectation than you must expect of me to tell you how.’ – William Shakespeare in Much Ado About Nothing The golden age of 50 is a remarkable feat. […]

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