Essays / The Pontifical Papers

SENATOR SARAKI AND THE “SIT-TIGHT” SYNDROME | by Ayo Sogunro

A lot of us have a poor understanding of democracy. For example, we appreciate the idea of majority rule, but we hardly mention the corresponding concept of minority protection. We admire the privileges of office, but we do not enforce the rights of citizens. Much of this ignorance is traceable to the systematic disempowerment of the … Continue reading

Essays / Satiric

HOW TO CRITICISE BUHARI AND GET AWAY WITH IT | by Ayo Sogunro

Times are hard in Nigeria. A lot of us are physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially frustrated. Sadly, the only person anyone can kick in the shin right now is President Muhammadu Buhari. But kicking President Buhari comes with great damage to one’s feet. President Buhari is a saint. You have to contend with fanatical Buharideens … Continue reading

Essays / The Pontifical Papers

CUSTOMER SERVICE AND THE NIGERIAN PUBLIC OFFICIAL | by Ayo Sogunro

Sometime last week, President Muhammadu Buhari gave an apology. This was for his administration’s improper dissolution of university boards. Apologies are uncharacteristic for Nigerian presidents in general, and for Buhari in particular. This is why his words are worth noting: “There is nothing wrong in saying sorry and going back on your decision. So, we … Continue reading

Idlemindset / Satiric

Power Outages– Femi Adesina gets stern rebuke from Nigerian Association of Vandals

The National Association of Vandals (NAVAS) has warned presidential spokesperson, Mr Femi Adesina, against further attempts to blame them for power failures. In a press conference held yesterday, March 31, in Port Harcourt, Publicity Secretary of the Association, Comrade John Idemudia, noted that this was not the first time Mr Adesina was blaming vandals for the passivity … Continue reading