Clarifications and re-statements
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
Revolution and rebellion failure and faith
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
Study notes on “revolution” and “national unity”
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…
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...
Business and accountable governance obligations of leadership - Part 3
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...
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.
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.