There is no such thing as a ‘resource curse’ and Africans are no more corrupt than others. There have been protests in Dakar, Senegal after the broadcast of a documentary alleging financial impropriety by Aliou Sall, brother of President Macky Sall Late last month, the Senegalese government made it clear it was not going to […]Read More THE COLONIAL ORIGINS OF EXTRACTIVISM IN AFRICA.
The Atlantic slave trade or transatlantic slave trade involved the transportation by slave traders of enslaved African people, mainly to the Americas. The slave trade regularly used the triangular trade route and its Middle Passage, and existed from the 16th to the 19th centuries. The vast majority of those who were enslaved and transported in […]Read More LEST WE FORGET: FACTS AND FIGURES OF THE VOLUME OF THE 400 YEAR ATLANTIC OR TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE FROM AFRICA.
I wrote an article two days ago about the unfolding situation in Imo state especially as it relates to the allegations of corruption around the former governor Mr. Rochas Okorocha. It was quite short and did not capture the events in any details. As a columnist, I try to raise important issues for policy attention […]Read More ROCHAS OKOROCHA: PLAYING THE OSTRICH ON THE ROAD TO PERDITION. By Uche Igwe.
I am not a woman, but consciously or unconsciously, I have found myself in sympathy with the lot of women and always agitating for them over a number of issues. Playing the role of a woman protagonist is borne out of the sympathy I have for them as a grossly marginalized group who are not […]Read More PERSPECTIVE: MARGINALISATION AND THE UNIQUE UNCONSCIOUS POWERS OF WOMEN.
How do I sum up 23 years in one page? I don’t know. How do I describe you? I cannot. Not in any depth. Not for anybody else – you were my husband, my brother, my friend, my child. I was your queen, and it was an honour to have served you. You were the […]Read More REMEMBERING THE LION OF BIAFRA
List of courses that have not been accredited in Nigerian universities have been released – A certificate issued for those courses will be considered void – The university of Abuja has the highest number of unaccredited courses The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released a list of some courses that have not been accredited. The […]Read More BREAKING!!! NUC DROPS WARNING – IF YOU ARE STUDYING ANY OF THIS COURSES IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES, YOU ARE NOT IN SCHOOL (SEE LIST)
The graphic exposition of the extent of looting that he masterminded is both surprising and sobering. His greed consumed him to the extent that he lost every sense of decorum and could not even do it intelligently. Imagine that he awarded different contracts amounting to N20 billion (including over N1.5 billion worth in one week) […]Read More ROCHAS OKOROCHA AND THE ANATOMY OF “LOOTOCRAZY” IN IMO STATE. By Uche Igwe.