Humour among thieves By Felix Oboagwina

Assistant Comptroller General of Customs (ACG) Bashir Abubakar has learnt in the hardest way that two rights can turn into a wrong. Just in 2018, the world toasted him for rejecting a bribe of $412,000 (circa N171 million) from unscrupulous Tramadol drug smugglers, but this year he got disgraced out of the service after leading …

How corrupt political class broke Nigeria

Corruption and corrupt enrichment occupy prominent positions in the psyche of every Nigerian. This is because corruption is part of the culture of every Nigerian. Which is why the ingredients of the doom of every development project are there daily for all to see. For every Nigerian, what is in it for me is the …

Blasphemy: Kano’s theocracy stands against constitutional democracy

EVERY lover of democracy in Nigeria and abroad is appalled and horrified by the recent death sentence handed down to a musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, by an Upper Sharia Court in Kano State. The judge, Aliyu Kani, found the 22-year-old musician guilty of committing “blasphemy” in a song wherein he allegedly elevated an imam above Prophet …

How Nigerian Institutions Should Respond To Legitimate Grievances

The story of OAU Ife and a Candidate denied admission after scoring 320 In JAMB. Few days ago, a student, Ruke Akor, went to Nairaland to complain about her being denied admission to study Medicine in OAU despite scoring 320 in UME. The story went viral and many other blogs latched onto it. Few days …