Living with the COVID-19 reality

THE latest rules for the gradual ease of the coronavirus pandemic lockdown simply show that Nigeria, like most countries around the world, has reached the stage where irrespective of our inability to arrest the rate…

Who is Afraid of the Middle Belt?

By Obadiah Mailafia Last week a bill was presented to the House of Representatives, entitled “Geopolitical Zones of the Federation Bill 2020”. It was sponsored by Kpam Sokpo (PDP, Benue). It aims essentially to enshrine…

Beyond INEC’s hammer on parties

A constitution amendment that culminated in a legal pronouncement might yet instil orderliness into Nigeria’s chaotic electoral system. Specifically, the Independent National Electoral Commission had been lamenting the proliferation of political parties contesting elections after…

BLACK LIVES WILL NOT MATTER 2

For the Black race to extricate itself from the clutches and knee of the white race, it would need to show exemplary and remarkable strides in socio-economic development. The World today respects only the developed…

BLACK LIVES WILL NOT MATTER 1­­­­

“To know the present we must look into the past and to know the future we must look into the past and the present.” Walter Rodney The quotation "all men are created equal" is part…