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The Naira abuse palaver, by Dakuku Peterside

The Naira abuse palaver, by Dakuku Peterside

THERE is no disputation that Naira abuse or more specifically the act of spraying money at social events has become an acceptable norm or cultural practice in Nigeria. Nigerians have a cultural affinity for lavish social gatherings. Many people regard these occasions as a means of displaying social status and wealth. Spraying Naira notes, and other […]
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Is a Third World War coming? By Azu Ishiekwene

Is a Third World War coming? By Azu Ishiekwene

THIS was the question a friend of mine in his late 20s asked me when we woke up on April 14 to the news that Iran had launched over 300 drones and missiles towards Israel. Apart from video war games, the young man has not seen any wars. Nigeria’s civil war ended nearly two and a […]

Na wa for PDP! By Donu Kogbara

Na wa for PDP! By Donu Kogbara

I, meanwhile, cannot understand why so many big men in PDP are so lily-livered and so reluctant to disobey or expel Wike, who also is a de facto member of the APC

Israel, the untamed hunter’s dog in the wilderness, by Owei Lakemfa

Israel, the untamed hunter’s dog in the wilderness, by Owei Lakemfa

ISRAEL on Monday, April 1, 2024 attacked the Iranian Embassy in Damascus killing 16 persons, including two Iranian generals, Mohammed Reza Zahedi and Mohammed Hadi Haji Rahimi. There were no apologies. No sense of remorse. Rather, the Israeli Army Spokesman, Daniel Hagari, declared: “The ones attacked were engaged in terrorism against Israel.” The attempt in the […]