What was done that should not have been done
Our History is made up of three chapters. Chapter 1 is entitled “What was done that should not have been done”; Chapter 2 is entitled “What was not done that should...
Families of Sudan protest 'martyrs' await justice
Sudan has celebrated one year since the start of peaceful protests that ended a dictatorship, but families of the slain "martyrs of the revolution" are still waiting for justice
Ezekwesili, SERAP protest as court grants Sowore N100m bail
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, yesterday, admitted the detained convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, to bail in the sum of N100million.
Revolutions that ‘fired’ young Leftists
I feel the need, to begin with, some clarifications on the title that has been constructed for this piece: “Revolutions that ‘fired’ young Leftists”.
Misprioritisation of Sowore’s political crusade!
It will be disingenuous to claim that pleading for leniency for Omoyele Sowore, and clamour for his release is romanticising Sowore’s misdemeanor. This writer is only miffed with those youths who poke fun of Sowore on his current travails and also to Sowore’s unwise approach to national issues and political consciousness.
Kadiri: Situation in Nigeria, recipe for ‘revolution’
A good number of them are in a very unfortunate situation. Some of the ministers that left not too long ago were barely able to feed and I mean it.
Realisation of our aspiration of, and dreams for a better Nigeria
Our beloved country, Nigeria, is today going through the pangs of death, and needs to be saved. The principles and institutions of government – particularly the rule...
The revolution Nigerians fear...
The events of the Arab Spring started in Tunisia on December 17, 2010. A 26-year-old Tunisian, Mohamed Bouazizi, set himself on fire in front of a municipal building in Sidi Bouzid, a rural town 200 miles south of Tunis, the capital.
Revolution? No, the right to tickle the government
Revolution is perhaps the most romanticised word in the English language. It is also the most troublesome, the most feared, the most embraced, yet the most distrusted. The word conjures two pictures in the mind simultaneously – one ugly and frightening and the other benign with the smile of breaking dawn.
Looking again at “revolution”
The word, “revolution”, is currently enjoying a political and lexical rehabilitation with Nigerians, especially the youths. Though still seen as treasonable, “revolution” is no longer easily associated with evil or lack of patriotism. The type of rehabilitation that “revolution” now enjoys reminds me of the euphoric celebration of “new democracy” in the last decade of…