Yesterday I wrote about Charles Soludo’s article published in Vanguard Nigeria. It occurred to me that I had left out one important note of shame. Any Nigerian who would stand in unironic praise of former army officer Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida’s so called economic achievements, as Soludo does in the aforementioned article, ought to be greeted … More Soludo Addendum.
Last week a facebook friend of mine uploaded a picture of his now deceased father in celebration of what would have been an anniversary of his birth. In response, a friend of his wrote that like his father my friend was a dignified man who maintained said dignity by keeping his head above the parapet … More Matters of Politics and Political Matters.
“Nigeria’s problem is mental; and it is this hurdle that Nigerians must cross if it is ever to achieve its political and economic goals.” On the 14th of February, Nigerians will take to the ballot boxes to select a new (or old) president. Current president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is the candidate from the People’s Democratic … More Nigeria’s 2015 Elections: Looking for a Saviour.