Columns

March 18, 2018
Newsquake

Newsquake: On Imo state succession drama, Buhari’s cancelled Rwanda trip, senators’ jumpo pay, and Ms Osinbajo’s private wedding

Let us start this week with the ongoing political drama – nay, tragicomedy – in Imo state. We have seen great attacks and dribbles that have […]
March 11, 2018
Newsquake

Nigeria To Help Ghana Fight Corruption, UK Plans To Build Prison, and Three Others

Last week was a long week. Luckily, it was also a fun week which means it was a particularly lucrative week for our “amebo ministry” and […]
March 10, 2018

Random Thoughts about Nigerian Music

 So, Nigerian music has been on the roll now for years, and even more so, considering the duo of Wizkid and Davido exposing the “Afropop” brand […]
March 4, 2018
Newsquake

Newsquake: On the Dapchi girls, ex-governors’ pension, Yusuf Buhari, Anthony Joshua’s comments and others

Two days ago, a friend brought it to my attention that the only news that rented the airwaves the past week have been about: Boko Haram, […]
February 26, 2018

A Little Diversion From Our Naija Palaver

I just hope that I am not the only person noticing the situation of things in this country. In my thoughts and observations, it seems as […]
February 25, 2018
Newsquake

Newsquakes: Nigeria fails corruption exam, Rancour in APC, Like Chibok Like Daptchi, and Few others

Nigeria still scores low in corruption Also this week, Transparency International released report that Nigeria is 148 out of 180 in least corrupt country index. Nigeria […]
February 21, 2018

Story For The Gods: An Eye for an Eye

The relationship had started smoothly. They met at a strategic point in their lives, he just graduated, she just got into the university. He felt by […]
February 18, 2018
Newsquake

Newsquake: Yahaya Bello Apologizes, Nigeria Export Yams and Three Others

So, some time last week, the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello made a comment that was misconstrued as being rude not only to the Catholic Bishops, […]
February 15, 2018
Dear Millennials

Dear Young Black Millennial, We’ve got a Mess to Clean Up

Ever had a random person clean up a mess you made before? Oh, it can be the most embarrassing experience. Way too often they have you […]
February 11, 2018
Newsquake

The Transverse Newsquake: On Boko Haram, Lagos City Marathon, Dangote Refinery and Akinjide’s Loot Return

As always, the news wave within Nigeria in the past week has been filled with the good, the bad and the awfully ugly. While we had […]