Editorial & Commentary

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Lest We Immortalize Nuisance…The “Goldie” Situation By Eseoghene Al-Faruq Ohwojeheri

Goldie Harvey About ten years ago I lost a friend in an armed robbery incident. Obviously the armed robbers were not satisfied with robbing they needed to make a point by harming someone in the house and my friend’s mother was their target. As they swung the axe my friend who was the scholar of … Continue reading

Where Do We Go From Here? By Dele Momodu,Ovation Publisher Pays Tribute to Goldie

Dele Momodu By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let me join others in celebrating our victory in South Africa last Sunday when the Super Eagles performed the miracle of Jericho by collapsing the wall of Burkina Faso. It would have been a monumental disaster if the result had been otherwise. The joy of over 160 million … Continue reading

Introducing the “Moonish Critics”-Japheth Omojuwa

Japheth Omojuwa The Moonish Critics: These are the post #OccupyNigeria youths who found their voices after we expressed what they said was impossible. They have their voice because we found ours. When we were organizing to protest, they were agonizing about how it was impossible to speak to power. When we were on the streets, … Continue reading

In Nigeria, You’re Either Somebody or Nobody

Nigeria’s Class Inequality By ADAOBI TRICIA NWAUBANI ABUJA, Nigeria IN America, all men are believed to be created equal and endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights. But Nigerians are brought up to believe that our society consists of higher and lesser beings. Some are born to own and enjoy, while others are born … Continue reading

A Nigerian Spring – Long Overdue

By MAY AKABOGU-COLLINS Paris I was a visiting professor in Paris last fall and it was the first day of class. I was making copies for my 10:30 class at the faculty lounge where two female professors were kibitzing by the coffee machine. “Oh, yeah,” one said. “Soon as I learned he’s Nigerian, I discounted … Continue reading

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