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Putting Nigeria first
by OBADIAH MAILAFIA

As a starry-eyed teenage undergraduate at Ahmadu Bello University, I...

Nollywood at 20: The nurses are begging for justice
by Eugenia Abu

I am as excited as any Nigerian, indeed any African about...

Football as national mirror
by Tayo Fagbule

Metaphors (pace Achebe) are the palm-oil with which we eat...

Security and Federalism
by Opeyemi Agbaje

I was at the 7th Town Hall Meeting of the Lagos...

“All protocols observed…”
by Onwuchekwa Jemie

Last week I had the misfortune of sitting in the...

Nigeria’s diaspora in Westminster
by Kaye Whiteman

Over my fifty years of writing about Africa, including twenty-eight...

Memories of Kanem-Borno
by OBADIAH MAILAFIA

During April last year, at the gracious invitation of Governor...

Once upon a salesman
by Eugenia Abu

He walked in with a song. In one hand was...

Cash-in, cash-out
by Tayo Fagbule

Nigeria’s mobile financial services landscape is growing, thanks to the...

Multiple levels of uncertainty
by Opeyemi Agbaje

The policy highpoint of 2013 was substantial privatization of the...

It could be worse! (2)
by Onwuchekwa Jemie

The army is useless!” said Omeihe Jideofor. “They parade in...

The healing touch?
by Kaye Whiteman

Possibly irrationally, the heavy heart I felt when writing before...