Category Archives: Politics

Obama’s Re-election: Implications for Africa

When the NBC first called in the election and pronounce President Barack Obama reelected for second term in office, the new America was born. When he rose to the podium to deliver his victory speech – you realized here was … Continue reading

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America’s Electoral College System Suits Nigeria

It is true that America has exported (and is exporting) her ideals and philosophies around the globe especially in the context of democracy. It is also evident that the result of the export has been really mixed. We have all … Continue reading

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The Prisons We Call Homes

Building, or owning, a house is a normal dream for each and every adult, male or female, whether in Accra or Ankara, Lagos or Los Angeles, Mali or Makkah, Abuja or Aberdeen or wherever. The freedom often derived from the … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Cheer and “Uncheer” Nigeria’s Power Plants Bids

The recent announcement in the media made it known that bids were received and treated for some power plants in Nigeria (read the article here). The event on its own should naturally send wave of excitement through Nigerians who are … Continue reading

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Nigeria Needs Love!

When friends watched the National Conventions of both the Republican and the Democrats of the United States last week, they were thrilled beyond measure with the level of event organisation, quality of speeches, calibre of people on ground and on the … Continue reading

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Is My Pension Really Safe?

For centuries, it has been the practice for either employers, government or both to extend to their aged retired workers some monthly “stipend” to keep body and soul together. This  is often paid to the retiree throughout the remaining part … Continue reading

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Looting African Leaders Are So Foolish

In a continent blessed with abundant natural and human resources, the combination of which may not be that available in some other continents; it is common place to witness the curse of the foolish leaders bleeping its wealth for selfish … Continue reading

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