Chris Anyokwu

Worth of a Nigerian

By Chris Anyokwu When the police officer, in Chinua Achebe’s Anthills of the Savannah, harangues…

Portents of Ife VC Appointment Saga

By Chris Anyokwu Professor Adebayo Simeon Bamire, a 63-year-old Professor of Agriculture, is the Obafemi…

The Greatest Oath

  By Chris Anyokwu Right from the dawn of memory, oath-taking has always been one…

Second Niger Bridge as Buhari’s Swansong

President Muhammadu Buhari is on his homewards stretch, whichever way you look at it.  Both…

Who Will Stop This Monster Called Rising Commodity Prices?

By Chris Anyokwu The pretence has ended; the veneer of respectability is off; the stark…

Much Ado About the Signing of the Electoral Act

By Chris Anyokwu We love theatre and drama in these parts, particularly political theatre.  We…

Radio Broadcasting and the English Language

By Chris Anyokwu English, the language of the modern-day descendants of the ancient Anglo-Saxon, is…

Sodom, Nigeria, Apocalypse

Nigeria is suspended as we speak on the spikes of silence, the type which usually…

Pharaoh, Let My People Go

By Chris Anyokwu Then the LORD said to Moses, “Go in to Pharaoh and say…

Season of Hagiographers and (Un)paidPipers

Someone called it a Night of Long Knives, recalling ominously and portentously the infamous years…