Guest Columns

Letters of recent Nigerian history, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

The book, Before We Forget: Obasanjo’s Letter To President Jonathan And The Aftermath; Francis Abayomi (ed), came to my table in an envelope as a kind of surprise. The accompanying letter signed by Francis Abayomi goes straight to the point thus: “We have the pleasure to present, to you, a book…
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Femi Fani-Kayode

Give Not Thy Carrots To Beasts, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Permit me to begin this contribution with a mild criticism of those distinguished personalities that are making passionate appeals to the family members of Boko Haram.  I am not one of those that supports the making of such appeals simply because I do not believe that they can possibly succeed.…
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Article of Faith

Article of Faith: The Holy Spirit is the Blood of Jesus, By Femi Aribisala

The Holy Spirit cleanses us of sin by writing God’s commandments with an indelible pen in our hearts and minds.        Jesus shocked everyone by saying: “Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.  Whoever eats my flesh…
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Issues of the Day

No Wonder Rere dey Run, By Pius Adesanmi

Aso Rock Villa. Living Room of the President’s private residence. Israeli, American, French, Chinese, Cambodian, Somalian, Sudanese, and Ghanaian security operatives protecting the Nigerian president are in the background. They try to make themselves unobtrusive. Also in the background, chanting Quranic hymns on mats imported from Chad, are marabouts from…
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