OAU courses’ dis-accreditation: Any big deal?

A few days ago, the media was awash with the sorry-story of the lost accreditation of prestigious courses like Law, Dentistry and two others,...

Opinion: No more Kabila in Congo, but challenges remain

Joseph Kabila has surprisingly decided not to run for president in the Congo's upcoming election. It's a positive development, but it doesn't necessarily signal...

NNPC and the House of Reps’ Wild Goose Chase

The move by the House of Representatives to probe the finances of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) from January 2018 till date is...

Okonjo-Iweala’s reflections on the challenges of fighting corruption in Nigeria

On 16 May 2018, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former managing director of the World Bank and Nigeria’s two-time finance minister, who was also a foreign...

MAYDAY! MAYDAY!! MAYDAY!!! By Wole Soyinka

Mayday, uttered three times, is the distress call “used to signal a life-threatening emergency primarily by aviators and mariners”. Long before its adoption for...

In Washington, Buhari needs to speak for all of Africa

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari should demand from the Trump administration a clear policy on Africa. As Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhariprepares to meet his US counterpart in...

As the US eliminates references to Israel’s occupation, violence against Palestinians becomes the norm

The latest US annual report on human rights violations, released last Friday, carried an intentional omission. There is no longer any mention of the...

Femi Fani-Kayode: PDP: An apology for what

I received the news of the apology offered to the Nigerian people by my friend and brother Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of...

Mixed Feelings over Planned National Carrier

The federal government recently unveiled a plan to establish a national carrier that would be private sector driven to leverage the country’s high passenger...

Black Americans are over-represented in media portrayals of poverty

A damaging distortion And that underpins some toxic beliefs NBC reported recently that at a meeting last year with the Congressional Black Caucus a member told...