The Chameleon in Theodore Orji”, by former Abia state Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu

In a piece titled "The Chameleon in Theodore Orji", former Abia state Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu bared his thoughts about his successor and one time friend, Theodore Orji, calling him a chameleon. In the no-holds-barred piece, Uzor Kalu spoke about how he made Theodore Orji a governor and how his former friend turned his back …

Nigeria has not made progress in 40 years By Sanusi Sanusi

Sanusi Former Emir of Kano and ex-governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said Nigeria has not made any progress economically in the last 40 years. The former CBN bank said this while speaking at a symposium organised in Kaduna on Saturday, August 14, to celebrate his 60th birthday. Speaking at the …

“Bandits” Shoot Down Alpha Jet as Nigerian Airpower Comes Under Scrutiny by John Campbell

Weeks ago, bandits shot down a fighter jet in northern Nigeria. This comes amid questions over the Nigerian Air Force's readiness to curb insecurity and a slew of deals by the Nigerian government to upgrade its airpower. Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jet On July 18, "bandits" shot down a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter …

Summer in the city: A Igoni Barrett on a rainy bus ride in Lagos By A Igoni Barrett

It had been raining all day the way an old goat pees, in fits and starts, with bleats of sunshine in between. This was a weekday in July 2007, the magical year I moved to Lagos, and only a few months into the nine-to-five that lured me over. The excitement of waking up every day …