OPINION – Qatar ‘22: Will the Moors rule Europe again?

France is the favourite team now to win the World Cup.” He also reminded us that…

OPINION – Poor man’s vote, big man’s excuse

The candidates who make it to the ballot papers are hardly the popular choices of the…

OPINION – Queen Elizabeth II: Life after death

Far away, in Britain, Queen Elizabeth II’s paternal uncle, King Edward VII, sat on the throne…

OPINION – And the East roars back

  The surge in the recently-concluded PVC registrations across the South-East was not a mistake. The…

OPINION – Silence of the lax

Buhari’s government has been undermined by this characteristic laissez-faire attitude towards the actions and inactions of…

OPINION – Nigeria ‘23: The danger of deviation

By Gimba Kakanda Perhaps with the announcement of Senator Kashim Shettima as the running mate of…

OPINION – Ekweremadu: Trial of a stray lion

By Gimba Kakanda When the British tabloid, Daily Mail, first ran a story that a “Man…

OPINION – The Essence of Peter Obi

By Gimba Kakanda On Arise TV sometime in January 2020, the late Malam Samaila Isa Funtua,…

OPINION- ICYMI: Observing Tinubu in Atiku’s mirror

By Gimba Kakanda When former Vice President Atiku Abubakar picked the PDP ticket to tackle President…

OPINION: Jonathan’s Thanos moment

By Gimba Kakanda In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a massively successful American media franchise based on…

Osinbajo: A Pastor’s Political Dilemma

By Gimba Kakanda The storm rippling across the political camp of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has…

OPINION: The African-American dilemma

By Gimba Kakanda In January I chanced upon a polarizing discussion around the United States immigration…

Nigeria’s windfalls from Russo-Ukrainian war

By Gimba Kakanda A few days ago, a former presidential aspirant stirred up controversy when he…

Why Is the police CRU quiet?

By Gimba Kakanda Even though DCP Abba Kyari was long unravelled, a side of his criminal…

Letting the cat out of Zouma’s case

By Gimba Kakanda I doubt Kurt Zouma, the black French footballer at the centre of trending…

Trials without verdicts

By Gimba Kakanda Perhaps the most dreaded end of every public figure today, especially one who’s…

Observing Tinubu in Atiku’s mirror

By Gimba Kakanda When former Vice President Atiku Abubakar picked the PDP ticket to tackle President…

Twitter isn’t back, the government is

By Gimba Kakanda After a seven-month blackout, which was punctuated by suspense and rumours of the…

2023: The price of apathy

By Gimba Kakanda Even though Nigeria’s next President appears to be the most unpredictable since our…

Subsidizing national outrage

  By Gimba Kakanda December tends to be when signs and predictions of harder time begin…

The Nigerian 2023 Prisoner’s Dilemma

  By Gimba Kakanda The formula for selecting a viable pair to have the highest numbers…

APC’s South East problem

  By Gimba Kakanda Even before Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People’s of Biafra…

Lessons from the 2021 PDP convention

  By Gimba Kakanda Sometime in September, the posters of a young man began to appear…

The Nobel prize for public opinion

  By Gimba Kakanda The reason literature has always taken the front page every October, when…

OPINION: FFK and NOI: A lesson on privilege

  By Gimba Kakanda Beaming in her trademark ankara dress on the website of Time magazine…

OPINION: What next after these shutdowns?

  By Gimba Kakanda The directive to have telecoms services suspended for two weeks in Zamfara…

Abba Kyari’s twelve sides of the story

By Gimba Kakanda I often wonder why those with hideous skeletons in their cupboard tend to…

El-Zakzaky: Freedom in a Cage

  By Gimba Kakanda Even in freedom, he is still a captive of the government. Since…

Umahi’s six-vice-president solution

  By Gimba Kakanda The national public hearings on the proposal to review the Nigerian Constitution…

Why aren’t Nigerians curious about the new PIB?

By Gimba Kakanda In January, when representatives of oil-producing communities converged at the National Assembly for…