I Think the Liberals Are Letting Us Down

I am bombarded all over by what the liberals think is right, they are sometimes focusing on unnecessary information just to down play the arguments, not giving the conservatives enough room for us to hear them articulate their position and allow we the populace intelligently take it apart.

Unbundling or Restructuring: Much Ado about Nothing

By Olatunji Oginni Since the Minister of State for Petroleum and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation announced the plan to unbundle the NNPC there have been numerous comments and critiques trailing the plan. Firstly, the members of both the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and…

Redefining Nigeria in 2016: Reacting to Scarcity

In Nigeria, you soon realise that there is a limited supply of the finer things in life. Commodities which are regarded as basic in other countries are articles of ostentation here. These days In Nigeria, we have been told to buckle for austerity measures, even though we see our politicians loosening the belts while our…

Our Corruption Mindset

By Gideon Oladepo: Mainstream media and the social medial are awash with the news and discussions on the present federal government’s fight against corruption. The justification for the fight or otherwise, has pitched Nigerians against one another: those for and those against, even if such opposition is veiled in one form of the criticism of…

Lagos’ “Ultra Modern” Fad and its Impact on the Informal Sector

The Lagos State government on Wednesday  morning demolished the popular Oshodi Market. Steve Ayorinde, the State Commissioner of Information, said shutting the market would enable the state commence the transformation of the Oshodi Market bus stop to an ultra-modern bus terminal. Lagos is aiming to become an urban mega city, and with this comes the…

Redefining Nigeria in 2016: The Mentality

There is a mentality in Nigeria. The mentality is expressed in the view that; with the right amount of money, you can substitute a Nigerian reality mired in challenges, with a stress free vacuumed off one. An example of an excess of this mentality is exemplified by the Sambo Dasuki saga. The ‘trial by media’…