On October 1, President Buhari will roll out the drums on his administration’s achievements especially since the last independence anniversary, but more generally since the beginning of his presidency. He will tout his achievements in infrastructure, including massive investments in … Read the rest
One of those cruel and dramatic ironies of life is playing out with all the tell-tale signs of foreboding – a surreal spectacle full of anxiety and expectation.
A full-fledged general in the Nigerian Army, according to reports in various … Read the rest
I have just read a statement by the Presidency accusing the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, of hypocrisy for disparaging President Muhammadu Buhari, who Mr Saraki called visionless.
That President Buhari is visionless is not debatable. It is an international … Read the rest
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
“One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician’s objective. Election and power are” – Cal Thomas
Three topical issues for musing this week are; the long expected resignation from the federal cabinet of … Read the rest
Former Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida
Former President Ibrahim Babangida must be relishing his role as the crowned head of our elder statesman.His home in Minna has been turned into a political shrine.
Many of our presidential and governorship aspirants seek his anointing in their quest.… Read the rest
Given the penchant for brinksmanship that has almost become a national ideology, I am almost certain that a solution will be found on the issue of funding the 2019 general election, especially since this directly touches the interest of our … Read the rest
The Zonal Inspector in my National Youth Service Corps days was a strict woman who monitored our compliance with the scheme’s rules and regulations to the point of infantilising us. She did not tolerate AWOL from any corps member, and … Read the rest
That Kemi Adeosun finally bowed to pressure and resigned as minister of finance last week is not something for her admirers to crow about. She deserves pity but not accolade and perhaps not condemnation.
In Britain, her country of birth … Read the rest
ON Tuesday, August 28, 2018, Miss Leah Sharibu, the only remaining student of the abducted 110 Government Girls Science and Technical College, GGSTC, Dapchi in Yobe still in the captivity of the Islamist terror group, Boko Haram, called … Read the rest