Archive for: Cheta Nwanze

Effect of the receding Lake Chad on insecurity – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

Effect of the receding Lake Chad on insecurity – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze   It should come as no surprise that tensions in the Borno area have gone up as the lake has receded. Lake Chad, which used to provide livelihood for a good number of the...

 

The merits of Nyako’s argument – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

The merits of Nyako’s argument – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze When someone preaches hate, which Mr. Nyako has done, do not tell me to look at “the merit of his argument”. He could have made the same case without passing coded...

 

Cheta Nwanze: A short history of the slave trade

Cheta Nwanze: A short history of the slave trade

by Cheta Nwanze Before we go on, we must set the records straight: Slavery, was not an invention of the West. It predates all written records. On the African continent itself, slavery predated...

 

Cheta Nwanze: What Nigeria needs to know about the ‘global economy’

Cheta Nwanze: What Nigeria needs to know about the ‘global economy’

by Cheta  Nwanze Today’s piece is about economic systems, the World Bank and the IMF, and whether they have they helped Nigeria or not. The reason I chose this particular topic for today...

 

Cheta Nwanze: A short history of Boko Haram

Cheta Nwanze: A short history of Boko Haram

by Cheta Nwanze When someone attempts to negotiate on behalf of the group, think Baba Fugu Mohammed, he is quickly hunted down and killed. So, as things stand, the extremist elements within...

 

Cheta Nwanze: A history lesson – Nigeria’s first coup

Cheta Nwanze: A history lesson – Nigeria’s first coup

by Cheta Nwanze To understand first, the coup of January 15, 1966, we must not take it in isolation, something that a lot of people tend to do. We must first understand the world around the...

 

Cheta Nwanze: Why there will never be a revolution in Nigeria

Cheta Nwanze: Why there will never be a revolution in Nigeria

by Cheta Nwanze The people may desire freedom, but history teaches us that the final trigger for change in any people’s circumstance is an empty stomach. Why is it that Nigeria is still cursed...

 

Cheta Nwanze: How this government got it very wrong on Sanusi

Cheta Nwanze: How this government got it very wrong on Sanusi

by Cheta Nwanze Let’s face it people, a major heist is going on, and for all his faults, a leaky mouth and a randy cock, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi blew the lid on the heist. Before I begin,...

 

All the pictures you should see from the GenVoices Telethon in Lagos (PHOTOS)

All the pictures you should see from the GenVoices Telethon in Lagos (PHOTOS)

Celebrities at the GeVoices Telethon What: GenVoices Telethon. Where: Koga Studios, Oregun, Lagos. When: January 18, 2014. Photos by Hycinth Iyereosa   Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Toke Makinwa Dr....

 

Sen. Yerima is quite a reasonable fellow – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

Sen. Yerima is quite a reasonable fellow – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze My own little problem with him remains his continued use of Islam to defend his tastes. In all honesty, given that his actions are quite legal, he doesn’t need that mask. Good...