Author: Ado Aminu

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Ado AminuDecember 9, 2020

Davido’s public grief could start a revolution of men expressing their feelings

Popular singer, David Adeleke, known by his stage name ‘Davido’ has come out to say,  “I’m tired of being strong, ...

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Ado AminuDecember 9, 2020

#GhanaDecides: Political violence is an African reality that must die by fire

Africa’s exemplary democracy – Ghana, as it turns out is only exemplary because of the depth of rot all around ...

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Ado AminuDecember 8, 2020

Ghana, shade us, we are your politically chaotic neighbours

The perennial friendly sparring between Ghana and Nigeria has resurfaced in the wake of the just-concluded elections in Ghana. Reported ...

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Ado AminuDecember 8, 2020

The act is up, Nigeria is not the haven of religious freedom it wants the world to believe it is

Nigeria for all intents and purposes should be a country where the freedom of religion is protected. Besides, the right ...

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Ado AminuDecember 7, 2020

Gov. Zulum is either playing a presidency-inspired script or does not respect human lives

Understandable outrage has followed a report that Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum, has said that the security situation under President ...

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Ado AminuDecember 7, 2020

#EndSARS revival: Why FG should erase the business-as-usual mentality

With the trauma of the shootings that ended the last spate of #EndSARS protests still fresh in Nigeria’s collective memory, ...

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Ado AminuDecember 5, 2020

Everything wrong with the directive of the Nassarawa Broadcasting Service on Christmas carols

Religious polarisation can almost be said to be synonymous to the Nigerian experience. Allegiance to one’s religion is one of ...

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Ado AminuDecember 4, 2020

Is this just an issue of incompetence or there is more to the insecurity in Nigeria?

On the heels of the statement made by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, projecting that terrorism ...

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Ado AminuDecember 3, 2020

Professor Yusuf’s short term solutions to terrorism may cause bigger problems

It is no news that Northern Nigeria is in the choke hold of a brand of religion that could ruin ...

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Ado AminuDecember 3, 2020

See another reason politicians are dragon-years away from reality

“Food in Nigeria is fairly cheap compared to other countries. In Kano, for instance, you can eat ₦30 worth of ...

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Ado AminuDecember 3, 2020

Review: Temmie Ovwasa’s debut album is irreverent and unapologetically gay

At first glance, when you see her in her element – surrounded by positive energy and kindhearted interaction, Temmie Ovwasa ...

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Ado AminuDecember 2, 2020

The hero’s welcome for Bollylomo could take survivors speaking up a step back

There is a meme that has made the rounds on the internet which goes, “Why is it that when 50 ...

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Ado AminuDecember 1, 2020

Boko Haram: For many reasons, we are seemingly losing the war but peddling rhetorics is worse among them

Fresh off the controversy that followed a statement made by Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on a visit ...

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Ado AminuDecember 1, 2020

SERAP, BudgIT increase demand for accountability and it’s the perfect inspiration for active citizenship

There appears to be increased scrutiny of institutions of government in Nigeria, which is as natural in democracy as is ...

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Ado AminuNovember 30, 2020

It appears the Northern States Governors Forum has gone AWOL as insecurity worsens

It is common knowledge to most Nigerians that politics in the country of over 200 million is more about protecting ...

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Ado AminuNovember 27, 2020

Black Friday: A section of Nigeria playing by its own rules remains dangerous for everyone

Every other day an item of news or two will make its way out of Northern Nigeria and shock the ...

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Ado AminuNovember 26, 2020

Why we must learn from The Aburi Accord

Nigeria’s checkered history is replete with points in time that make many people wonder in retrospect if things will be ...

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Ado AminuNovember 26, 2020

Tribalism must have no place in the new Nigeria of our dreams

Barely two months since the #EndSARS protests saw Nigerians from all walks of life galvanised in common purpose, it appears ...

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Ado AminuNovember 26, 2020

Here’s what GB WhatsApp is about and why it may not be a good idea to use

GB WhatsApp is trending on Twitter in the aftermath of Twitter influencer Motara’s suspension over a video she made taunting ...

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Ado AminuNovember 25, 2020

Duchess of Sussex opening up about her miscarriage could be the license women need to tell their stories

Women have consistently held back from sharing their stories of loss and grief for fear that it will come off ...

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Ado AminuNovember 25, 2020

National ID: Women continue to take the brunt of patriarchy’s bullying

Often, when women speak about the direct impact of the patriarchal ideal of respectability and how it hurts them daily, ...

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Ado AminuNovember 25, 2020

FX: CBN Governor thinks the parallel market isn’t all that, but here’s why Nigerians disagree

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, in an address during a virtual monetary policy meeting in ...

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Ado AminuNovember 24, 2020

Coronavirus cases spiking in the U.S. should tell Nigeria that the pandemic isn’t over

A viral video now featured on Aljazeera English of a frontline nurse in El Paso, Texas brings the conversation on ...

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Ado AminuNovember 24, 2020

Reactions to possible UK sanctions sends a loud message for our leaders to jot down

The United Kingdom (UK) Parliament has resolved to sanction Nigerian government officials who oversaw the shootings at Lekki on 20 ...

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Ado AminuNovember 23, 2020

FIFA is attempting a clean up of the Confederation of African Football, and ‘someone’ is answering for it

The international governing body of association football, Federation International de Football Association (FIFA), is once again forced to ban a ...

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Ado AminuNovember 23, 2020

Anambra guber aspirant wants to build 21 universities if elected, but here’s why it is ridiculous

As the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) enters its 8th month of strike, any right-thinking person vying for elective ...

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Ado AminuNovember 20, 2020

Charly Boy’s open declaration of love for his ‘gay’ daughter may not be all that it seems

How do you describe a Nigerian parent who declares their loving support for their ‘gay’ child on as public a ...

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Ado AminuNovember 20, 2020

Kunle Afolayan’s anger is somewhat justified, and it invites us to rethink how we approach works of art

A quoted reply by ace Director, Kunle Afolayan has caused a spirited conversation about what constitutes an appropriate response from ...

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Ado AminuNovember 17, 2020

#SoroSokeGeneration: Nigerian parents are beginning to support the youth on #EndSARS and it’s delightful

When you click the trending hashtag #SoroSokeGeneration on Twitter, one of the first tweets you’ll see is of a viral ...

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Ado AminuOctober 23, 2020

Nigeria is not a democratic state, the presidential address is proof | #EndSARS

For all intents and purposes, the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a democratic state, at least it ought to be. ...

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