Archive for: corruption

Dipo Awojide: Fellow young citizens, it is time to find your voice

Dipo Awojide: Fellow young citizens, it is time to find your voice

by Dipo Awojide We the younger generation must change our strategy of keeping mute which has failed us thus far. This strategy of keeping mute in the face of corruption and leadership incompetence...

 

What are you really worth? – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

What are you really worth? – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze   A good request on the face of it, but one made without a knowledge of the complexities of the situation on the ground, such as the fact that the girls will probably be taken...

 

Tunde Leye: How we all support corruption (Y! FrontPage)

Tunde Leye: How we all support corruption (Y! FrontPage)

by Tunde Leye So today, we see actors and actresses, musicians and bankers clearly living above their incomes and put it on all to the “Na Baba God dey do am” utterances. One of the enduring...

 

Nwachukwu Emmanuel: Nigeria and FIFA in yet another dance of shame (Y! FrontPage)

Nwachukwu Emmanuel: Nigeria and FIFA in yet another dance of shame (Y! FrontPage)

by Emmanuel Nwachukwu While FIFA forbids interference from government and it’s organs, it does not reject funding from those bodies. Isn’t that hypocritical some would ask? When a...

 

#BringBackOurGirls: Unprovoked attacks by security agencies must stop – Ezekwesili

#BringBackOurGirls: Unprovoked attacks by security agencies must stop – Ezekwesili

  by Isi Esene Former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili has expressed her misgivings at statements made by the spokesperson of the Department of State Security for describing the #BringBackOurGirls...

 

Boko Haram members – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

Boko Haram members – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwaze   Not a few Lagosians were stuck in a spot of traffic on Friday because a few khaki boys, or area boys, depending on who you listen to, decided to resort to some self help....

 

Opinion: Brand Nigeria – The cost of corruption and terror

Opinion: Brand Nigeria – The cost of corruption and terror

by Chris Tion The spiraling violence has come at a very high cost to Brand Nigeria.  My earliest knowledge of terror was gotten from a rather unexpected place; in the church. As a teenager in...

 

Perry Brimah: Yahoo-yahoo boys are better than these crop of politicians

Perry Brimah: Yahoo-yahoo boys are better than these crop of politicians

by Perry Brimah And then when we find some hungry fellow who steals some pepper, we, the same we are brave and energized to call them out as thieves and beat and stone and burn them to death,...

 

Ayo Sogunro: Why I am corrupt – In defence of Nigerians

Ayo Sogunro: Why I am corrupt – In defence of Nigerians

by Ayo Sogunro I am corrupt because I am religious. Look, heaven helps those who help themselves. I have been taught this since I was five, that the race is not to the swift or the battle to the...

 

Tunde Leye: Senator ex-Governor and his pension

Tunde Leye: Senator ex-Governor and his pension

by Tunde Leye When the pension bill for a governor is within the range of 1.5 to 2 billion annually and that of the deputies are also in Lagos and the Akwa Ibom governor follows suit albeit with...