Curiously British art of inquisition
Last week, I wrote about Nigerian wedding favours that fascinate me. I spent most of this week pondering on typically British reactions to us foreigners
Bobby Sands: the hunger strike that changed history
Forty years ago this week Bobby Sands was the first of 10 Irish republican hunger strikers to die after refusing food for 66 days
Time to enforce federalism
Through the 1963 Republican Constitution, the British, our colonial master bequeathed to Nigeria true federalism. It worked so well, but those itching to dominate overthrew
Last-ditch effort to save Brexit trade talks from failure
British and EU negotiators embark on probably their final two-day scramble to secure a post-Brexit trade deal Sunday, after failing to reach agreement for eight months.
A win-win culture and meritocracy in Nigeria?
The last time that I published an article in this newspaper, I discussed issues surrounding the development of a country that we can refer to as “our own very dear country, Nigeria
Bodyguard to UK foreign minister 'left gun on plane'
A bodyguard to British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has been "removed from operational duties" after leaving his gun on a plane back from the United States, reports and police said Saturday.
There is nothing British in The British Museum
This column this Sunday is dedicated to Okwui Enwezor (1963 - 2019) another Nigerian who laboured in the international vineyard and the global cornfields to uplift the name of Africa in the world of art.
Britain calls halt on fracking following government u-turn
The British government called a halt Saturday to the controversial process of "fracking" due to fears it could trigger earthquakes in a surprise U-turn just weeks before a general election. Until now, Britain had hoped that fracking -- banned in many countries, but booming in the United States -- could help secure its future energy independence.