African Outlook Online

Only Naive Folks Would Call Buhari A Saint

Only Naive Folks Would Call Buhari A Saint

By Farouk Martins Aresa

Nigeria has found itself in an unenviable position of choosing between a prodigal son and a fanatic. Determining their degree of wastefulness and zealousness within the bounds of laws and decency in a country endemically corrupt is not a good choice.

The Legacy Of President Ebele Jonathan

The Legacy Of President Ebele Jonathan

By Farouk Martins Aresa

Sooner or later, the children of Niger Delta in general and those of Ijaw in particular are going to ask for the legacy of Ijaw President that most Nigerians clamored for as reflected in 2011 votes North and South across the Niger.

Africa: Irony of The Richest Continent With The Poorest People

Displaced-childrenAfrica: Irony of The Richest Continent With The Poorest People

By Farouk Martins Aresa

Africa has never been a poor continent, always a honeycomb. It has produced the richest and the most generous folks in history; while enriching others has led to its own detriment.

Qualification For President: Honesty Or Hypocrisy?

Qualification For President: Honesty Or Hypocrisy?

By Farouk Martins Aresa

Qualification for President short of honesty is Much Ado About Nothing or banza. Hypocrisy reigns in the land as high-tech public relation machines are deployed, by politicians to propagate and confuse voters. Even the relatively fair electoral progress is stifled by indoctrination.

Flu Virus Deadlier Than Ebola in Adequate Medical Infrastructure

Flu Virus Deadlier Than Ebola in Adequate Medical Infrastructure

By Farouk Martins Aresa

The alarming visit to United States of Ebola carrier Thomas Eric Duncan has created hysteria in the community and stigmatized Africans. If they are quarantined at home in Liberia or USA, we must supply them food and drinks.