A Systematic Approach Towards The Reorientation Of Nigerian Values

I didn’t say the values don’t exist, because they do, in carefully compartmented recesses of our minds. Like our best clothes, we wear them to church on Sunday, after which we fold them back neatly into the wardrobe till next week…

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Are We Done Occupying Nigeria?

When on New Year’s Day, the Federal Government announced the decision to implement full withdrawal of petrol subsidies, the


It’s Back To Work For The Finance Minister

In the last one month, Nigeria and Nigerians have found themselves in an unusual position: one of their own was proclaimed as the best candidate for a job


Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

In the last several days, thanks to the Future Nigeria project and YNaija, there has been a discussion


Joachim MacEbong – Thoughts On The Future Awards Symposium

It has been said that where two or three Nigerians are gathered, Nigeria's problems will be discussed. The Future Project managed to get


Mark Amaza – Why I Am A Sovereign National Conference Skeptic

The issue of a Sovereign National Conference is one subject that has featured prominently in our national political discourse since the annulment of the June 12, 1993 elections,


Senile National Conflagration (SNC)

By Gbenga Shote Nigerians, like normal humans have national pastimes that keep us preoccupied. The British focus on the weather as a topic of discussion, Americans love their politics,

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Yes, We Must Talk

My reflection is drawn from Segun Adeniyi's 'Must we talk?', where he faults calls for a Sovereign National Conference. I focus on this piece because it


Where Are The True Leaders?

Escalating insecurity and public fear…sporadic policy creation…the glaring and widening gulf between the governing and governed… the appalling hurl of money at pressing national issues…the suspected lack of foresight…the


Why Every Nigerian Should Pray For An Oil Price Crash

In a 2006 article for Foreign Policy and later in his book ‘Hot, Flat and Crowded’, Thomas Friedman outlined what he called ‘The first law of petropolitics’, which is an