Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers

CAN Versus Nasir el-Rufai , - As a de facto extension of the semi-criminal racket that runs the Nigerian state, CAN epitomizes the moral turmoil in the Nigerian society, and the shameful statement it released in condemnation of El-Rufai is a perfect testimony to its ethical surrender. Either it must reinvent itself – or be disbanded.” The controversy triggered by Mallam Nasir el-Rufai’s comments about Jesus Christ on Twitter is instructive on several levels. Here, I shall limit myself to two immediate implications.