Guest Columns

#BringBackOurGirls: Psychological Terrorists or Peace Warriors, By Fatima K. Mohammed

“Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before the fight, while the ignorant fight to win.” - Morihei Ueshiba Aikido is a Japanese martial art that was developed in the early 1900s by Morihei…
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Democracy and Governance

PDP Power and the Electricity We Don’t Have, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Nigeria as a country has never had as many promises in its lifetime as the PDP governments had promised, in vain, about improved electricity supply since 1999. I doubt that any country in the world has invested as much as we have on electricity as we have and yet we…
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Guest Columns

The Hysteria of a Malfunctioning Robot, By Gimba Kakanda

Dear Mahmud, Before we get into this response to yours, I strongly advise that you start with the preliminaries. Go and read my earlier essay, "Scholars of Misinterpretation, Misquotation and Blackmail" (Blueprint, August 9, 2013). It will prove to be foundational since it was aimed at reactionaries like you, even…
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