Category: Opinion

Between hate speech and criticism

By Temitope Ajayi It is very surprising to see Nigerians who live in UK, France, Germany, Canada, US etc where they have strong laws and regulations against Hate Speech...

Where is your wrapper

  By Erelu Bisi Fayemi. I was in Uganda a few years ago for one of the programs we used to run at the African Women’s Leadership Institute. One day, there was a...

ECOBANKMobile comes to AFRIMA’s rescue…mises Ambode

  Now that Ecobankmobile*326# has thrown its financial muscle behind AFRIMA, there is a glimmer of hope that the Mr. Mike Dada founded award ceremony, is gradually...

The danger of an unchallenged myth: The lie that is Rwandan President Paul Kagame

. David Hundeyin When I set about writing this, two poignant quotes kept bouncing around in my head, which describe everything I want to express in this column. The...

Akpabio’s difficult choices

  1. Will he resign as Minister under the law to be eligible to contest election? 2. The Independent National Electoral Commission says only 19,455 voters were...

Is the customer always right?

By Alex Ogundadegbe The phrase “The customer is always right” was originally coined in 1909 by Harry Gordon Selfridge, the founder of Selfridge’s department...

Another AMAA without a Corporate Sponsor

  By Charles Okogene That Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) founded by Ms. Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, has been on for years is not in doubt. What is also not in doubt is...

Why govt should return history to school curriculum

By: Ademola Orunbon In 2007, the Federal Government launched a new curriculum known as the New Basic Education Curriculum for primary and junior secondary schools. The...

The artist and tragedy of a nation

  On March 28, 1991, the late Professor ‘Zulu Sofola, Africa’s first female professor of Theatre Arts delivered one of the most reflective and scholarly...

FELABRATION: Remembering Fela and his briefcase

FELABRATION: Remembering Fela and his briefcase….. By Charles Okogene Towards the last days of the military regime in Nigeria, especially that of the late Gen....