A SOCIAL CRITIC ON CHRISTMAS DAY | by Ayo Sogunro
Essays / The Pontifical Papers

A SOCIAL CRITIC ON CHRISTMAS DAY | by Ayo Sogunro

Despite my reservations about the Christian ethos and mythology, I have always identified with the Christmas spirit. The décor, the ambience and the harmattan usually add an exotic flavour to the season that propels the emotions to cheerfulness. But 2016 has been anything but a cheerful year and Christmas is suffering the effects. The “change” … Continue reading

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