Essays / The Pontifical Papers

EMEFIELE AND HOW NOT TO FIX NIGERIA | by Ayo Sogunro

Funmi Iyanda—one of the more intelligent persons in Nigeria today—hosts a live audience sociopolitical series in London titled “How To Fix Nigeria”. An episode of the show earlier this year discussed the Nigerian economy. In that episode, Ms Iyanda probed the brains of her guests—including Feyi Fawehinmi and Professor Charles Soludo—on the nature and causes … Continue reading

Essays / The Pontifical Papers

ON OFFICIAL POSITIONS AND PUBLIC DISPOSITIONS | by Ayo Sogunro

Last week, a news analyst for a Lagos radio station suggested that Justice Adeniyi Ademola—of the DSS infamy—ought to present his case in court, and not engage in issuing media statements. When someone reminded the analyst that, in fact, the EFCC had used this style of media engagement to make damning insinuations against some judges, … Continue reading

Idlemindset / Satiric

IDLEMINDSET | NIGERIAN TWITTER RESPONSIBLE FOR CLINTON LOSS

FRESH FACTS have emerged indicating that Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump in Tuesday’s elections may not be unconnected with the lack of support from a number of Nigerians on Twitter. Divisions in Nigerian political twitter since 2014 have now gone global. According to some arguments on Nigerian political twitter, the Obama government had frustrated efforts by … Continue reading