Tag: Gimba Kakanda

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Bernard DayoMarch 26, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Kola Oyeneyin, Aisha Yesufu, Gimba Kakanda, others

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 7, 2019

Today’s Noisemakers: Kadaria Ahmed, Gimba Kakanda, Olanrewaju Max, others

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 24, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Gimba Kakanda, Chude Jideonwo, Wunmi Bayo and others

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 14, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Omojuwa, Gimba Kakanda, Imoh Umoren [The Kemi Adeosun resignation editon]

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 5, 2017

Gimba Kakanda: The KABAFEST Dilemma

by Gimba Kakanda Our usually polarised literary community was chaotic this week as a tribe of writers entered the final ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 26, 2017

Gimba Kakanda: Why I’m afraid of Nigeria’s break up

by Gimba Kakanda A few days ago, a friend asked me to explain my aversion to the idea of secession ...

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EzinneJune 1, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Donald Trump, Osinbajo, Hillary Clinton, Pastor Sam Adeyemi and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 13, 2017

Gimba Kakanda: The Misinterpretation of Muhammadu Sanusi II

by Gimba Kakanda There is a reason the North of Nigeria is yet to be “on top of the situation”, as our ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 10, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Dr Joe Abah, Gimba Kakanda, and FRSC Rivers state sector commander, Andrew Kumapayi

Every day, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we read their rants, opinions, ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 15, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Elnathan John, Godwin Emefiele, Yahaya Bello and others

Every day, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we read their rants, opinions, ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 25, 2017

Gimba Kakanda: Between South African blacks and enterprises overseas

by Gimba Kakanda What’s the connection between the xenophobia of South African blacks and the enterprises of their fellow countrymen ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 6, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] This Nigerian has proof the Presidency lied about the photos they posted

There’s a storm gathering at the doorsteps of the Presidency – the President, his media team and the wife of ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 12, 2016

Gimba Kakanda: The only vacation President Buhari needs at the moment

The announcement of the President’s five-day vacation last week was interpreted vastly differently by individuals and groups across the country, ...

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Mallam YeroAugust 28, 2015

Gimba Kakanda: Amina Zakari and the Logic of Rejectionism

I did not pay mind to the vicious campaign attending the appointment of Mrs. Amina Bala Zakari as acting Chairman ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 24, 2015

Gimba Kakanda: The real story behind Senator Shehu Sani, his camels and Mr. Abubakar

by Gimba Kakanda But Comrade was still a wise man, he asked for our advice, we the masses, on what ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 10, 2015

Gimba Kakanda: Teacher Yekondunu, the abrupt end of an indeterminate movie

by Gimba Kakanda  In Life with a cast of all comers, all freely auditioned, and with indeterminable duration, it’s devastating ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 19, 2015

Gimba Kakanda: Buhari, his voltrons, “GEJ-ites”, and media aides

by Gimba Kakanda  Our people are not just ignorant, unlearned and unteachable but the culture of “Ran ka ya dade”, ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 12, 2015

Gimba Kakanda: Bukola Saraki Versus The APC

by Gimba Kakanda  Trust me, you can’t praise Tinubu as a hero and dismiss Saraki as antecedently corrupt and thus ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 2, 2015

Gimba Kakanda: A quick appeal to the Governor-elect of Niger State

by Gimba Kakanda There are many doubters who still hold that your coming is to turn this unfortunate State into ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 12, 2015

Gimba Kakanda: We must resist the binary temptations to destroy us

by Gimba Kakanda It is an insult to repeat the bromide that “Lord Luguard brought us together”. Nope, we didn’t ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 23, 2014

@Gimbakakanda: Beasts of a dead nation (Y! FrontPage)

by Gimba Kakanda “Dem go hold meeting o/ Dem go start yab human beings/ Animal talk don start again/ Dash dem human ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 8, 2014

@Gimbakakanda: #BokoHaram – Fellow Nigerians, we need your anger (Y! FrontPage)

by Gimba Kakanda As I write this, the place our politicians and their accomplices used to refer to as “the ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 1, 2014

@GimbaKakanda : Still on the Niger State gubernatorial election (Y! FrontPage)

by Gimba Kakanda My expression of cynicism last week, in my take on the generational chaos that is the contest ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 25, 2014

@Gimbakakanda: Niger 2015 – Who let the boys out? (Y! FrontPage)

by Gimba Kakanda Niger State, without a doubt, is passing through the darkest phase in its political evolution. This is not about the ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 18, 2014

@Gimbakakanda: Nigerian youths are overstaying in the Boy’s-Quarters of power (Y! FrontPage)

by Gimba Kakanda Very few history textbooks are as depressing as the records of Nigeria’s transition from a young independent ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 11, 2014

@GimbaKakanda: Re-understanding political opportunism (Y! FrontPage)

by Gimba Kakanda One mystery that amused as much as it confused me was the audacity of the political aspirants ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 20, 2014

@GimbaKakanda : We are all circumstantial killers and potential beasts (Y! FrontPage)

by Gimba Kakanda “Can you even hold a gun?” “Shut up, if you see a real war, you will pee ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 13, 2014

Gimba Kakanda: The dangerous shows for 2015 (Y! FrontPage)

by Gimba Kakanda As the period running up to the 2011 presidential election portended omens of tragedy for intuitive citizens, ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 6, 2014

Gimba Kakanda: A brief history of democratic chaos (Y! FrontPage)

by Gimba Kakanda Fifteen years after Nigeria’s return to democracy, the leadership challenges, which were the demerits of the regimes ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 23, 2014

Gimba Kakanda: The trials of Nuhu Ribadu

by Gimba Kakanda The days of wild rumours running up to, and castigations following, Nuhu Ribadu’s defection to the ruling ...

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