Issues of the Day

Decontee Sawyer: Grieving Widow, Daft Bimbo or Self-Seeking Narcissist? By Hussaina Ishaya Audu

When at first I read Decontee Sawyer’s attempt to excuse away the irresponsible conduct of her husband, Patrick Sawyer(Premium Times, August 13 2014), I was truly peeved. She should just have kept quiet. That way, we wouldn’t even have known of her existence. Then I read it a second time,…
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Issues of the Day

Make Love, Not War, By Hussaina Ishaya Audu

“Hatred we can manage. The tension of human nerves during noise, danger, and fatigue,makes them prone to any violent emotion and it is only a question of guiding thissusceptibility into the right channels. If conscience resists, muddle him…But hatred is best combined with Fear…Hatred has its pleasures. It is therefore…
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Opinion

Different Shades of a National Identity, By Hussaina Ishaya Audu

Recently in the United Kingdom, there has been a great deal of talk about what exactly it means to be British.  The conversation sparked off by Operation Trojan Horse in Birmingham schools, led to investigations by Ofsted which uncovered plans by the Park View Educational Trust to expand its influence…
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Guest Columns

The Six Million Dollar Man, By Hussaina Ishaya Audu

“Steve Austin.  Astronaut.  A man barely alive.  Gentlemen, we can rebuild him.  We have the technology.  We have the capability to make the world’s first bionic man.  Steve Austin will be that man; better than he was before.  Better, stronger, faster!” For those of you who do not have the…
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