Tag: Pius Adesanmi

Op-ed EditorSeptember 11, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Don Williams – Fragments of memory

by Pius Adesanmi America invaded my formative years in Nigeria through culture, mainly books and music. Indian (Amitabh Bachchan!) and ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 11, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The Nigerian Military’s invasion of Nnamdi Kanu’s house is foolish

by Pius Adesanmi Umuahia. They said. We said. Who is right? Who is wrong? That has never been and will ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 9, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Warning to Nigerian Parents

by Pius Adesanmi There is a certain Nigerian demographic that is being raised by my generation. All of a sudden, ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Saraki, Sowore & Nigeria’s Barabbas moment

by Pius Adesanmi There are two problems bordering on abomination in my title. First problem: the names, Saraki and Sowore, ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 24, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: President Buhari’s message

After more than 100 days away from the country, President Muhammadu Buhari returned last Saturday to a tumultuous welcome. It ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 21, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Kogi as Nigeria’s health metaphor

by Pius Adesanmi The scenarios 1) A public health disaster in Kogi state this past week claimed scores of lives. ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 3, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: A trip to Isanlu, my homeland (Pt 2 )

by Pius Adesanmi Welcome home, son of Isanlu. That was not the voice of one person. That was not the ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 2, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: A trip to Isanlu, my homeland (Pt 1)

by Pius Adesanmi Tayo and I set forth on a trip to our source. We set forth on roads unworthy ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 28, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Nigeria’s solution to the problem of electric cars

by Pius Adesanmi Scandinavia, Britain, France, Netherlands, India, China, the US – everyone is in a scramble to announce the ...

EzinneJuly 26, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Saraki, Eyo Ekpo, Pius Adesanmi and others

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

Op-ed EditorJuly 26, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: APC’s obstinate journey to shame via London

by Pius Adesanmi Those interested in the dustbin of Nigeria’s history will one day find APC inside the rubble, among ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 21, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Women versus woman palaver

by Pius Adesanmi I should have known that there is no such thing as a sobolation-free, drama-free trip for me. ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 20, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Orijin will see me through

by Pius Adesanmi When a culture that defines economic opportunity as the massive manufacture of inferior material quick fixes for ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 17, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: An unimportant encounter with racism

by Pius Adesanmi Montreal. Eshiemokhai Michael has the secret to stores offering 70% off and more percentage off the 70% ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 16, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Prayer is a Nigerian political gimmick

by Pius Adesanmi. That is how you will maintain your lane jejely and they will make you begin to yarn ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 12, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: This is why Aisha Buhari can call Nigerians “Hyenas and jackals”

by Pius Adesanmi Oyinbo and wahala sha. I passed by this same overhead bridge connecting two campus buildings yesterday. Nothing ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 10, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Lekki floods- the consequence of an elite with more money than culture?

On Lekki By Pius Adesanmi I have only just noticed some Lekki versus the rest of Lagos and Nigeria dimension ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 10, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Isanlu, the only place Nigeria has not corrupted

I wake up everyday praying that Nigeria will not happen to Isanlu. Isanlu, like the rest of Okun land, is ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 7, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Flashback to when Chief Kayode Odunaro demonstrated true understanding of a Media Aide

On Chief Kayode Odunaro Pius Adesanmi. After reading a “public directive” issued recently by my friend, Ogbuefi Lere Olayinka , ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 5, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: There is no difference between Nigeria and South Africa

by Pius Adesanmi These two countries sha! Nigeria and South Africa… Always at each other’s throats, always pretending to dislike ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 3, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: My advice to the Igbo race

by Pius Adesanmi Not everyone should be writing for the public. Sadly, the democracy of social media and the internet ...

Op-ed EditorJune 14, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: This is bad optics, Prof. Osinbajo

by Pius Adesanmi Happy Presidential Name Mentioning Day in Arrears I’d be remiss to let this slide without acknowledging such ...

Op-ed EditorJune 13, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Nigerian gangs and keeping crime in the tribal family

by Pius Adesanmi I’ve been paying attention to the ethnic composition of Nigerian criminal gangs with the corner of one ...

Op-ed EditorJune 10, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The Nigerian Big man and the fear of ordinariness

by Pius Adesanmi He waltzes into the lounge in Amsterdam carrying all of the six capital letters with which Nigeria ...

Op-ed EditorJune 9, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: 9 Big takeaways from the Kaduna declaration

by Pius Adesanmi. 1. A lot of emotion is clouding interventions in what ought to be a rather straightforward matter ...

Op-ed EditorJune 6, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Has the Muslim-Christian scuffle unleashed the revenge of the gods?

by Pius Adesanmi Ogun, Soponna, Amadioha and co have gone soft. Only their beneficent side remains, helping Nigerians daily, quietly, ...

Op-ed EditorJune 2, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: President Buhari and personality cultists

by Pius Adesanmi That is how they will not let you enjoy TGIF even when you have decided to stay ...

Op-ed EditorJune 1, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The tyranny of consensus

by Pius Adesanmi I congratulate the President, the President’s supporters, and the Presidency. They have achieved a feat that President ...

Op-ed EditorMay 28, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The Coconut on the head of Nigerian Christianity

by Pius Adesanmi. Ambode versus Chaplain… I haven’t seen Ambode’s denial or clarification. I haven’t heard his own side of ...

Op-ed EditorMay 16, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Condemning Yari from OBJ’s glass house

by Pius Adesanmi If you are a Nigerian and you can be on social media, you have two immediate attributes: ...

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