Owei Lakemfa

Championing rule of law at home and criminality abroad

By Owei Lakemfa Only a quarter of the eight million Palestinian people live in the…

Smart Europeans, daft Africans

The European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, who is leading the charge, says European…

Umahi: Impunity, falsehood and denials as governance

Governor David ‘Dave’ Nweze Umahi of Ebonyi State reminds me of the colonial District Officer…

Bagauda Kaltho was not a terrorist

Contrary to the claim Mahdi Shehu, one of the supporters of the bloodthirsty Abacha military…

Elizabeth II to Charles III: The sun continues setting on England

As a child growing up on Lagos Island, I frequently walked through the Race Course…

Why Gorbachev wasn’t a hero

Owei Lakemfa, journalist and labour activist, argues that despite the eulogies poured on the late…

Broken truths and broken ribs: Kukah’s forensic examination of Nigeria

The year 2018 was one of self-examination for Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari who flew in…

When a government runs out of ideas

The news went round. The Federal Government and striking lecturers in the country’s public universities…

There was a Nigeria

It was one of the sad days that reminded Nigerians the deep trouble to which…

Soludo has no solution

Nigerians are undergoing the most challenging period in their lives as more people are pushed…