Nigerians

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 16th, 2014
0 Comments
101 Views
The Responsibility of Nigerian Celebrities – Ahmed Sule, CFA The artist must elect to fight for freedom or slavery.  I have made my choice. I had no alternative - Paul Robeson As we approach the midpoint of the second decade of the twenty first century, Nigeria is experiencing a renaissance in the wo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 15th, 2014
1 Comment
132 Views
By Mohammed Seidu When it comes to the game of propaganda, not even the legendary Paul Joseph Goebbels – the Minister of Propaganda in the Hitler’s Third Reich – can match our own Mallam Nasir El-Rufai. Times over, he has proven that he has no equal in the art of treachery and cunningness. His ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 11th, 2014
1 Comment
166 Views
by Ikechukwu A. Ogu I am compelled to write again on the exploitation of the Nigerian job-seeker (see “How Jobless and Job-seeking Nigerians Are Exploited” published in Sunday Trust of September 13, 2009 and some blogs). In 2008, some jobseekers got injured while others lost their lives during a recr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 8th, 2014
0 Comments
171 Views
by Joe Igbokwe Afraid of the impending defeat in the forthcoming elections, the ruling party PDP has imported economic magicians from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics to wet the ground for them in preparation for the 2015 Presidential Elections.  In the next few months Experts in opinion polls from ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 4th, 2014
0 Comments
85 Views
by Olusegun Adeniyi Nothing perhaps speaks to a time like this better than the message embedded in “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” by the 18th century German writer and politician, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. As distinct from the 2010 American fantasy adventure film, the poem in question tells a co...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 3rd, 2014
0 Comments
198 Views
by Eze Martins-hassan Esomchi The litanies of inept leaders Nigeria has produced will leave lee kaun Yew, the Singaporean magical leader in utter onderment. From the military to the civilian rulers the best Nigerian leaders could do was to oil the wheel of poverty and penury. Worst still, is the pain...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 31st, 2014
0 Comments
242 Views
by Safiya Bello It seems that women are held up to different standards in this country. A woman in any position of power is judged not just by her competence or her contributions but by some other less palatable standards. And when she doesn’t conform to these undefined rules, the male critics ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 27th, 2014
0 Comments
86 Views
by kingsley ahanonu To start with and frankly speaking, I had wanted to be a part of the round-table discussion in the on-going National Conference. I had wished to be nominated as a delegate. I had imagined being among the select few, who has being saddled with the onerous task of evolving a lasting...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 26th, 2014
0 Comments
97 Views
by Olugu Olugu Orji It always presents an interesting scenario watching the clash between unbridled optimism and unbending realism; between boisterous faith and bare facts. While the parson traffics faith, the physician is armed with hard facts, and there is a constant tension between this two critic...
By IAfrica
In Article
Mar 24th, 2014
0 Comments
71 Views
By Joe Igbokwe The Nigeria’s Interior Minister, Abba Moro is supposed to be the first person to throw in the towel after the unmitigated disaster that has been the NIS Recruitment Fraud on Saturday, 15 March, 2014, where 19 Nigerians died and several others wounded. But listen to Abba Moro here: “it ...