Tag: Pius Adesanmi

Op-ed EditorMay 13, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Minna- Suffering is different

by Pius Adesanmi. Oto ni ki eyan je iya Oto ni ki iya je eyan I don’t know why the ...

Op-ed EditorMay 12, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Donald Trump | Africa is not the owner of this corpse

by Pius Adesanmi Africa and similes are now back in big business. Our friends in America’s punditry are all rushing ...

Op-ed EditorMay 11, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The great example of Ahmadu Bello University

by Pius Adesanmi No thanks to one of her most disgraceful and shameful products, Senator Dino Melaye, Ahmadu Bello University, ...

Op-ed EditorMay 9, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: President Buhari’s ‘own goals’ and the tragedy of Babachir Lawal

by Pius Adesanmi I saw infographics on about 9 anti-corruption cases coming up in our regular courts today – former ...

Op-ed EditorMay 7, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Do you know what A Luta Continua means?

by Pius Adesanmi I was wet behind the ears. I was a Jambite. It was matriculation day at the University ...

Op-ed EditorMay 7, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Obligations, duties, emotion -Thoughts on two issues

by Pius Adesanmi I emerged from a difficult 48 hours to read Rotimi Amaechi boasting in Premium Times that he ...

Op-ed EditorMay 1, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: What’s on your President’s Plate in Nigeria?

by Pius Adesanmi Outside of President Trump’s support base, there is a lot of worry about the amount of time ...

Op-ed EditorApril 28, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Are Jonathan and Buhari really heroes?

TGIF. Pajawiri weekend dash to Toronto. I decide to go by train. I was surprised by how affordable the business ...

Op-ed EditorApril 27, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The Africa just outside of your Hilton hotel window

by Pius Adesanmi (Keynote lecture delivered at the Black History Month celebration of the African and Caribbean Students Union of ...

Op-ed EditorApril 20, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

by Pius Adesanmi. (For Omoyele Sowore, Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, Bayo Omisore, Moses Ochonu, Dapo Rotifa, Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo, Yommi Oni, Yomi Okusanya Scott, Jesse Bay, Peter Oshun, Obinna Aligwekwe, Olutoyin Adeyinka ...

Op-ed EditorApril 16, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The Nigerian presidency as a foster parent of crimes

by Pius Adesanmi Those who are confounded or surprised that the stash of cash found in Ikoyi – we have ...

Op-ed EditorApril 12, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Mukaila’s place

by Pius Adesanmi Obodo oyibo nor too dey send certain Nigerian forms of class and social apartheid… If you see ...

Op-ed EditorApril 7, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Nigerian Army, innovation, and the key in the Dog’s teeth

by Pius Adesanmi Never be too quick to commend a Nigerian official who, Allah be praised, finally does something commendable. ...

Op-ed EditorApril 6, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Home- The madness only home understands

by Pius Adesanmi. It all started yesterday afternoon with my feeling cheated that I paid for my car when I ...

Op-ed EditorApril 4, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Pastor Ibiyeomie did nothing wrong in suing Kemi Olunloyo

The reason Nigeria is never boring is that 180 million of us can pivot and become emergency anything – depending ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 31, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The Sharia that I love

by Pius Adesanmi Proponents and lovers of sharia law in the Sharia Republics within Nigeria have a siege mentality. There ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 28, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: To Dino’s people: This is not Amodi

by Pius Adesanmi. Thanks to Bamidele Ademola-Olateju for letting me in on Dino’s latest video. It is obvious he crossed ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 23, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Carpet bomb all foreigners equally

by Pius Adesanmi After the deplorable ethnic clashes and killings in Ile Ife, the wheels of Nigerian discipline and punish ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 22, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Dino Melaye- 21st-century crook, 17th-century university

by Pius Adesanmi. A fallout of Dinogate: some ABU students and alumni have been roaming the internet with the good ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 18, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: There is a future for us beyond the Orangutans

by Pius Adesanmi Any public figure whose name we fail to agree on will always cause wahala. Evan Enwerem? Evans ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Thoughts on President Buhari’s medical advice to Nigerians

by Pius Adesanmi From what I’ve seen thus far, President Buhari’s return is being framed as a short convalescent respite ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 26, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: If you can destroy one street light without consequences…

by Pius Adesanmi Due to rampant abuse and corruption, President Buhari has ordered the scrapping of special intervention funds for ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 26, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: On the Xenophobic Attacks against Nigerians in South Africa

by Pius Adesanmi A friend asked me today why I have not weighed in on the recent wave of xenophobic ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Jeffery Ikeaka – defying the double tragedy of the Nigerian millennial

by Pius Adesanmi To evoke the Nigerian millennial – those boys and girls 30 years old and below – is ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 14, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Valentine’s Day yawa

by Pius Adesanmi Dr Kunle Akanbi had a capitalist set up in our undergraduate days in Ilorin. He was a medical ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 13, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: I am my own master

Pius Adesanmi Alfred Joshua Olorundare Adesanmi, ten years ago today, you left us after a gruelling 22-year battle with illness. ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 11, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Nigeria is a crime scene nobody remembers

by Pius Adesanmi. Nigeria is a crime scene that nobody remembers. The young man says his uncle is in charge ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 2, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Air, you’re under arrest!

by Pius Adesanmi President Buhari’s administration, its supporters and well-wishers, do not want Tu Baba to have his say in ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 26, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Libya’s death sentence, Abike Dabiri-Erewa’s “travel advisory” and Okorocha’s airline

by Pius Adesanmi Something bothered me about Abike Dabiri Erewa’s “travel advisory” but I couldn’t say precisely what. It just ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 25, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: A note to the Nigerian Guild of Editors

by Pius Adesanmi If the judgement of one of yours is to be believed, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, is a ...

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