Archive for: corruption

Who said the rich and influential do not go to prison in Nigeria? See here

Who said the rich and influential do not go to prison in Nigeria? See here

by Emmanuel Chidiogo “Only the less privileged go to prison in Nigeria” were the words of Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, in Enugu last week as he expressed dismay at the level...

 

Femi Aribisala has another classic | Belonging to the APC does not mean you are not a member of the PDP

Femi Aribisala has another classic | Belonging to the APC does not mean you are not a member of the PDP

by Femi Aribisala   APC is a progressive party.  Therefore, when APC governors steal public funds; this must be seen in the context of progressive politics.  If you have been wondering...

 

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,...