Article of Faith

The Coronavirus and the Lovers of Pleasure (II), By Femi Aribisala

Pleasure does not do anybody any good.  Benzak Uzuegbu was behind an okada motorcycle rider when they came across a ghastly car accident.  He wondered what could have caused it as people were lying lifeless on the road. But the okada man had a ready response. “What killed these people,”…
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Opinion

2019 Elections: Glad I Stood Up To Be Counted For Nigeria, By Kingsley Moghalu

...the elections have left me wondering if Nigeria is truly a democracy. Or do we merely have a four-yearly ritual in which political cabals renew their hold on power by using a form but not the substance of democracy? As the character Archie said in the British playwright Tom Stoppard’s…
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Opinion

Anti-Corruption Struggle: Oby Ezekwesili and Half-Baked Nigerian Journalists, By Bayo Oluwasanmi

At J-School Temple University, we were taught that journalism take different forms. Straight news and feature articles, in which reporters seek out and present different points of view so readers can weigh the evidence and decide for themselves how they feel. Opinion, in which editorial writers and columnists present arguments…
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