The Decent for the Indecent, the Just for the Unjust by Femi Adesina

15 January 2021

There’s a short video you can find online that brings tears to my eyes. It features soldiers of the Nigerian Army, four spry young men, the type of whom the Good Book says “the glory of young men... Read More...

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The Spirit of a New Year

11 January 2021

By Hope O’Rukevbe Eghagha
           
There is a sense in which a new year comes with its own spirit, a new spirit, different from the spirit of the outgoing year.... Read More...

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COVID-19 and the Professors by Femi Adesina

08 January 2021

I hate to see professors die. And in recent days, we have lost three of them to the strange ailment called COVID-19, currently ravaging the world.

Within two weeks, we lost three professors... Read More...

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2021: Which Way Nigeria?, by Dakuku Peterside

07 January 2021

Legendary Highlife and Afrobeat musician, Sonny Okosun, in February 1983, sang a prophetic song with the above title. In the music, the Ozzidi master asked:

Which way Nigeria?

Which... Read More...

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2021: Year to calm down, and wail less by Femi Adesina

01 January 2021

When the year 2020 popped out of the womb of time, nobody knew that it was going to be what Yoruba people call Ogbologbo. Rough and tough. Unpredictable. Hungry and angry, consuming anything and... Read More...

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2020: The Year That Was by Reuben Abati

30 December 2020

My favourite end-of-the-year quote, which I have shared with many others, is the following passage from Chapter 3 of the inimitable Chinua Achebe’s Things Falls Apart, a novel of monumental,... Read More...

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Ito-Ogbo Obosi and the fifth commandment of the decalogue

28 December 2020

By Uba Amechi

Ito-Ogbo Obosi is a festival of celebration of Longevity in Obosi. It is observed every three years and is done to accord honour to all Obosi persons that have attained the... Read More...

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The Igbo ‘Aku Luo Uno’ Philosophy

25 December 2020

By Uche Nworah Ph.D

Every year, during the Christmas season, hundreds of thousands, if not millions of Ndigbo journey to the motherland from different parts of the world... Read More...

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Enemies of the country will lose las las- Femi Adesina

24 December 2020

Permit me to use the popular lingo now in town in the headline of this piece. I hear the younger generation talk of las las, when they speak of a final situation or position. If anyone is restive... Read More...

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Between Abang and Metuh

21 December 2020

By Victor Afam Ogene

I spent the night of Wednesday, December 16, wondering how His Lordship, Justice Okon Abang was feeling inside of him. Was he deeply asleep, probably... Read More...

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