The coinage of this piece is taken from Jesmyn Ward’s collection of essays, The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race.
But it speaks eloquently of the rage the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has faced since last week.
With Nigerians facing dire economic situatio [...]
Rev. Tunde Lemo, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, is a different Man of God; he tells truth to power.
He is not what Thomas Paine, the English-American political activist, author, political theorist and revolutionary, describes as the summer soldier and sunshine patriot, ra [...]
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, is in facing his toughest political battle yet 9 years in the House.
When he emerged Speaker of the Lower Chamber of the National Assembly against the wishes of his party, the All Progressives Party, APC, he was merely followin [...]
Growing up, we were told elders don’t lie. So it is a thing of wonder when a revered traditional ruler stands truth on its head; lies without blinking.
Last Thursday, the Lamido Adamawa, Dr. Muhammadu Mustapha, went against this grain of wisdom when he barefacedly said he tinkered with the [...]
‘Pastor’ Korede Taiwo is one of those men of God that are better off in hell than on earth where their understanding of the Bible leaves only tales of sorrow, tears and blood.
It was with shock last Thursday that residents of Ogun state and Nigerians in general beheld the emaciated f [...]
Talk is cheap and nothing best exemplifies this than the continued verbal diarrhea of officials of the present regime.
Last week, the petit Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, said but for the election of President Muhammadu Buhari last year, Nigeria’s economy would hav [...]
Nothing best describes Senator Kabir Marafa and his horde of gold-seeking members of the Unity Forum than their capitulation to what the Austrian born author, screenwriter, filmmaker, director and actor, Sir Kristian Aumann, said: “Self-aggrandizement and lust for power, the maelstrom of baser i [...]
Nothing sums up the persona of Babatunde Fashola SAN as what John Steinbeck, the American Nobel Prize winner said in the book, East of Eden.
For long, Fashola as governor of Lagos state seems to have all the answers to Nigeria’s energy crisis. He pummeled the Goodluck Jonathan administrati [...]
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