Frisky Larr

Sharing my thoughts and putting my message accross

2015: Blame Arrogance of the North if Jonathan is returned!

I heaved a huge sigh of relief when the latest of the annual World Economic Forum drew to a close in the Swiss Alpine municipality of Davos a few days … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · 5 Comments

Wither 2013, Welcome 2014: A Year of turbulence and Political Upheavals?

The year 2013 is coming to an end today leaving behind the numerous political troubles and fewer successes of a deeply troubled nation. It requires no fortune-teller to foresee the … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Quick Review of President Jonathan’s Response

President Jonathan’s response to the 18-page letter written by former President Obasanjo is an emotionally very well composed expose that is largely short on substance. The bunch of swipes at … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Change of Tactics in the North checkmates Obasanjo and catches Jonathan in a Trap!

Since it became obvious in 2010 that late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was terminally ill in his Saudi Arabian bed, former President Olusegun Obasanjo had been Northern Nigeria’s Public Enemy … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Example of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and our Three Economic Musketeers!

When it comes to expertise in economic management and gender equality, many nations envy Nigeria. Aside the political and economic powerhouses of the world, there is hardly any aspiring country … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jonathan Throws Nigerians in a State of Confusion!

Nothing best symbolizes the confused state of mind of the average Nigerian today than the general perception of President Jonathan’s unexpected call for a National Conference. When Jonathan flagged off … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · 6 Comments

Will Jonathan Blow up Nigeria for 2015?

It is not unusual in a democratic setting, to start laying the groundwork for electoral success two years ahead of an impending election. Many will agree however that it is … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

“Rise Africa” interviews Frisky Larr

 Georges Ekwensi  September 21, 2013  Blog, Interviews, Literature Frisky Larr is a Nigerian-born journalist based in Germany. His latest book, Africa’s Diabolical Entrapment, focuses on the constraints that traditional religions and Christianity are … Continue reading

September 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Jonathan Disaster: Hard Facts vs. Sentiments

In several articles, in which I addressed the weaknesses of the Jonathan Presidency within the past few months, I have always highlighted two crucial messages. First, I emphasized the risk … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Barrack Obama: The Audacity of Shame?

When Barrack Obama wrote the book “The Audacity of Hope” shortly after his inauguration to the Presidency for his first term, he was largely reechoing widely held sentiments all over … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The many Questions left unanswered by the State of Emergency!

As a legal document, the constitution of any country hardly makes for good leisure reading as would a suspense-packed thriller novel. It often serves as a point of reference when … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

What do Hobby Bloggers say Today who made Obasanjo their Punching Bag?

When I started taking on hate-filled critics of former President Olusegun Obasanjo during the days of his 8-year tenure, many hurled abuses at me and called me a sellout! Very … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Dangers of President Jonathan’s Desperation

By Frisky Larr The body language of President Jonathan these days betrays everything but ease. It betrays defiance. Not often do we see the lips of this rather innocent and … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

Is Boko Haram just a Label? What Game is playing out here?

Nigerian readers will need no recap to understand what Boko Haram stands for. It is a phenomenon that trails the daily lives of individuals like a psychological shadow stretching over … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · 3 Comments

The New Book

Africa’s Diabolical Entrapment – Impact of Christianity & Superstition on Africa’s Backwardness. Paperback: Authorhouse.co.uk, Amazon & other online bookstores

February 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Review of Frisky Larr’s new book: “Africa’s Diabolical Entrapment”

By Tony Abolo “Africa’s Diabolical Entrapment” is the title of the latest book written by Frisky Larr. To simplify the weight of the words chosen for this title, I will … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

President Jonathan: Why it is all looking so messy!

For us in the communication and media business, the nuts and bolts of success in positions of public exposure are basically the ability to communicate and connect with target audiences. … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

Fallout with Obasanjo: Is our President desperate about 2015?

No sooner had the lights dimmed out on the presidential media chat on November 18, 2012 than tweets began to run in on the popular social networking site, dissecting the … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · 3 Comments

Drama in Edo State: Latest on Oshiomole’s Certificate saga!

Since the end of the Governorship election that was held on July 14, 2012, calm is yet to return to the ancient city of the old BiniKingdom. It will be … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Countdown in Edo State: Will Oshiomole cruise to victory?

The paradox in Edo state: The very first Governor since the days of retired General Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia of the defunct Bendel State, who has given Edo State a bunch … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

Is Oshiomole getting too desperate in Edo State?

By Frisky Larr Within the past two months, Nigerians have witnessed not less than ten media headlines reporting the alarm raised by Governor Adams Oshiomole over impending electoral manipulations in … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · 5 Comments

Nigeria’s Journalistic Militantism

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June 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Can a Northerner ever be de-tribalized in Nigeria?

Let’s face it. In the present dispensation, northern Nigeria has produced three brilliant Nigerians of the younger generation, on which Nigerians may build their hope for a better tomorrow. You … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

Who is misleading America on Boko Haram?

Recent unconfirmed media reports claim that theUnited States of America is leaning towards an official policy position on the wave of terror attacks perpetrated onNorthern Nigeriaby the Boko Haram group. … Continue reading

May 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Subsidy Removal: Whose Interest was the President protecting?

The rude awakening on New Year’s Day is yet to be forgotten. The wounds have hardly healed and the scars are all too visible. Yet more insults are added to … Continue reading

May 5, 2012 · Leave a comment