1 Apr 2021
My last article, “Further notes to the Nigerian Left” (late February 2021), was a deliberately condensed message. It was so because I feared that Nigeria was approaching another dangerous bend
14 Feb 2021
Revolution and Rebellion boil on the same length of memory but the preparation for them is never enough and, in the case of Rebellion, never adequate. Rebellion should be getting ready for a Revolution
20 Oct 2020
The wave of political unrest that rocked Tunisia in December 2010 following Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation in protest of police ill treatment was never fathomed in the schema of the country’s intelligence.
24 Sep 2020
The importance and urgency of this subject to the Nigerian Left, at this time, demand that I begin the discussion with a series of clear propositions. And that is what I intend to do here. None of the propositions, in its essence, will be new to the movement or in the movement. What may be…
17 May 2020
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...
26 Dec 2019
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
21 Oct 2019
By 1961 despite relatively steady growth of the economy miner’s wages were still 12% lower than they were in 1911! On the other hand South African Whites had property rights, invested heavily...
5 Oct 2019
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.
26 Sep 2019
I feel the need, to begin with, some clarifications on the title that has been constructed for this piece: “Revolutions that ‘fired’ young Leftists”.
30 Aug 2019
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.
25 Aug 2019
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.
22 Aug 2019
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...