Friday, January 28, 2022

Opinion

January 9, 2022

An inconvenient manifesto to reclaim Nigeria’s judiciary

The roles of appointment, promotion, discipline, training and appellate control of lower courts cannot justifiably all be located in one person and office.

The Supreme Court of Nigeria
January 8, 2022

Buhari should give no more interviews

Buhari is a scripted, robotic, unimaginative talking mannequin who has no capacity to veer off from the limited pool of stereotyped responses.

Buhari
January 4, 2022

The trial of Chinua Achebe’s Okonkwo

What is in question is whether he needed to have that tragic end that came about due to his lethal flaws.

Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart
January 1, 2022

With upcoming toxic fuel price hike, it’s a sad New Year

I wish I had a better way to welcome readers to the New Year. I really do.

President Muhammadu Buhari
December 29, 2021

Rudolf Okonkwo: Scientists are poised to make eye contact with God

The Bible, the Quran and other holy books currently being written are poised for an update as soon as we peek into dark holes and gain a broader understanding of dark matter.

A giant observatory
December 25, 2021

Farooq Kperogi: Hisbah thugs should leave Shatu Garko alone!

It’s obvious that the cowardly, retarded rubes that constitute Hisbah in Kano regain their moral machismo only when they confront certain kinds of people.

Haruna Ibn Sina, Shatu Garko
December 23, 2021

Azu Ishiekwene: Buhari wants to hand over to PDP. Here’s how

If Buhari was interested in saving smaller parties, he would have sponsored a bill that dismantles the current system.

Buhari and Atiku composite
December 23, 2021

Who was Chief Bola Ige and why was he assassinated?

In honouring Ige, we owe it to ourselves to ensure those who lead or seek to lead are the brightest stars amongst us.

Bola Ige
December 23, 2021

Finding a befitting birthday gift for President Buhari

I spent a long time thinking of what I should get the farmer whose livestock, according to his assets declaration forms, had remained the same in the last six years.

President Muhammadu Buhari
December 19, 2021

Chidi Odinkalu: Nigeria’s courts of unequal injustice and curious appointments

By assigning priority to “political cases”, the Supreme Court sustains a two-track judicial system by which it puts the interests of politicians above those of the citizens.

Chief Justice of Nigeria Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad (Credit: Punch Newspapers)