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Posts Tagged ‘Nigeria’
Reuters photo By Prince Charles Dickson “I am not upset, I am not upset!” Yet a grown man swears angrily six times because of last night’s pounded yam.” Local axiom.
AFP photo By Esomnofu Ebelenna
By Durodola Tosin There are several reasons why many regard 1945 as the beginning of Modern African Political Thought. To say, however that Modern African Political Thought started in the year 1945 is a total misconception which will be unfair to history.
EPA photo By Eddie Awusi
By Iwu Jeff
By Prince Charles Dickson And finally the ministerial list was read on the floor of the Upper Chamber of Nigeria’s National Assembly, and in a few hours the nation was under the couch, the wailing wailers and the body language experts went into over drive. Timeline was October 2015, and I penned my thoughts…today a […]
By Ogunniyi Abayomi The Nigerian and foreign communities in South Africa endure a turbulent atmosphere within their domain; be killed or watch your property burgled by radical youths. This is enacted by the myopic ideology over the dominance and control of economic, social and financial institutions by foreigners earning more than the citizens of South […]
Bayo Omoboriowo By Prince Charles Dickson Ronald Reagan once said, “Government is like a baby, an alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other end.” And I add a big head that thinks it knows it all and then treat us all like the […]
AP photo By Joseph Besong In Africa culture plays a very big role in marriage, especially in the traditional setting. Some marriages still accept old traditions that look ancient and old fashioned.
Reuters photo By Durodola Tosin Brexit came as a shock not only to Europe but also to the entire World. After my coherent analysis of several factors and actors, I didn’t expect such an unwavering support by the people to reach such a decision.
Olanrewaju Kenneth Kayode By Wole Oguntola
Spencer Platt/AFP By John Jimoh
By Ebi Robert A sure way to achieve peace is respect for human rights – Child marriage is malice to Humanity.
James Nachtwey/WPP By Micheal Ace
Reuters photo By Prince Charles Dickson “The search for a scapegoat is the easiest of all hunting expeditions” – Dwight Eisenhower
Olu Ajayi By Awesu Olaniyi Williams Our culture doesn’t permit us to say an elderly person has lied, not to talk of someone in power. Such address seems haphazardly spurious to ethical paradigm. But expressions like “Economical with the truth” might aptly capture the mind of the above heading.
AFP photo By Ngozi Olivia Osuoha
Reuters photo By Prince Charles Dickson “Our wife, our wife”: come midnight and we will know whose wife she really is.
George Osodi By Awesu Olaniyi Williams If America was to have an assigned gender, it would be a male. Forget any misogynistic tendency, the US has always been a master charmer from the days of the Marshall Plan to the post cold war era.
Manish Swarup/AP By Prince Charles Dickson Hypocrite. Hypocrisy is the state of pretending to have beliefs, opinions, virtues, feelings, qualities or standards that one does not actually have. Hypocrisy involves the deception of others and is thus a lie. The Nigerian story is either hypocritical, or contains much of hypocrisy today.
Wanuri Kahiu By Damilola Jonathan Oladeji
Reuters photo By Prince Charles Dickson “The public does not like you to mislead or represent yourself to be something you’re not. And the other thing that the public really does like is the self-examination to say, you know, I’m not perfect. I’m just like you. They don’t ask their public officials to […]
Mohamed Badr By Ndifreke George
Marius Tudor By Madamidola Oladele
James Stone By David Adejumo The value of history to Nation building
PT photo By Prince Charles Dickson The Nigerian state has as usual spent the last week having conversations in the minor while major issues remain unresolved, unattended to and left at the decision table… at the expense of these we continued our dance of the mundane.
George Osodi By Agbaakin O. Jeremiah