Change: A Year After

At 5pm on the 31st of March, 2015, when news filtered out of President Jonathan’s concession phone call, there were scenes of jubilation on the streets in many places, sighs of relief that it happened without bloodshed by many, and indifferent surprise or simple indifference in some places. Online (on Twitter) you had tears, jubilation,…

Friday Field Photo: Rare Anticline Outcrop in Afikpo

Everyone knows the Southern Benue trough is folded into a an Anticlinorium: a set of folds folded into a larger regional fold. Okay maybe not everyone but at least those who should know (Okay that statement is also tautological but you understand my drift). Rarely though, will you find whole scale outcrops of a full anticline…

The Narratives of Nigeria’s Politico-Twitterati

Originally posted on FEATHERS PROJECT:
By Nwachukwu Egbunike The streets of Nigeria’s Twitter are hot and harsh these days. The clash of the politico-twitterati on each side of the divide – opposition and the establishment – has been characterized with vile tweet-blood. Politico-Twitterati means those influential tweeps or overlords who are active partisan politicians. They…

Exit, Voice And Loyalty: Aviation In Nigeria

Originally posted on Agùntáṣǫólò:
In December 2012, the great economist, Albert Otto Hirschman passed away. By all accounts, the man had lived a truly remarkable life and in April of this year, the Princeton Professor, Jeremy Adelman published a very well received biography of Hirschman – Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O.…