Wednesday, October 20, 2021


October 16, 2021
Sanusi Lamido Sanusi
October 9, 2021

Arewa and Oduduwa more alike than unlike

Centuries before colonialism and the British-supervised formation of Nigeria, much of what we know today as northern and western Nigeria have had robust encounters.

Ooni of Ife and Sultan of Sokoto
October 2, 2021

Farooq Kperogi: What weed did Buhari’s speech writers smoke?

The speech was, as usual, vacuous, insipid, poorly written, tediously mind-numbing, and filled with audaciously transparent lies.

September 25, 2021

Farooq Kperogi: Adamu Adamu, ASUU must not strike again!

Children of the poor who are condemned to attend underfunded public universities as their only passports for social mobility will thank you.

September 18, 2021

Definitive case against Pantami’s FUTO fraudfessorship

I’m calling out Pantami’s professorial fraud not in spite of my being a Muslim and his friend but because I’m a Muslim and his friend.

Pantami and Oti
September 11, 2021

Pantami’s fake FUTO professorship joins other intellectual frauds

I also hope Pantami has enough decency left in him to renounce the professorial fraud he wears.

Pantami and Oti
September 4, 2021

Why political power damages the brain — and how to reverse it

What is it about power that makes people such obtuse, self-centered snobs?

August 28, 2021

NDA attack and Yusuf Buhari’s lavish wedding

The weddings of the scions of the upper crust of the northern society are becoming increasingly indistinguishable from southern weddings.

August 21, 2021

Farooq Kperogi: Memories of hilarious stories Ahmed Joda told us

Joda was jovial, pleasant, even-tempered, mild-mannered, upright, cosmopolitan, and incorruptible.

Ahmed Joda
August 14, 2021

Top five lies about Buhari that won’t go away

Muhammadu Buhari is a magnet for both extravagantly flattering myths and stubborn falsehoods. Here are the top five.