President Muhammadu Buhari in Imo State
Barring last-minute considerations, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will arrive Owerri, the Imo State capital, today. If the officials of the Indigenous People of Biafra have their way with the sit-at-home order they asked the state residents to … Read the rest
At the centre of separatist campaigns in Nigeria, and possibly around the world, is the desire to have “homogenous” nations, or nations where an ethnic group is overwhelmingly in the majority, thereby leaving little room for rivalry, conflict and instability. … Read the rest
Apparently, there is no stopping the unbridled distortion of our recent political history even by otherwise respected intellectuals to advance their pet project, the remaking of Nigeria via the mechanism of re-structuring the polity.
Just as well, many of us … Read the rest
When a few weeks ago, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that those who seek to overwhelm and undermine the Nigerian state would soon be spoken to in the language that they will understand, this was immediately interpreted to serve as a … Read the rest
Say whatever you want to say about politics, but never say it is dull. In no other sphere of human affairs are there many intrigues, surprises and strange alliances.
In Israel, political parties in the polar opposites of ideology recently … Read the rest
Leaders of the South-East, comprising governors, politicians, religious and traditional leaders rose from a meeting in Enugu on Saturday and disowned the Indigenous People of Biafra and all pro-Biafra agitators, saying all the secessionist groups don’t speak for the region.… Read the rest
I find it baffling that responsible Nigerian leaders including President Muhammadu Buhari appear to be losing sleep over the possibility of another war breaking out in the country.
Some of them have postulated rightly that no country can survive two … Read the rest
The cold-blooded murder of Hon. Ahmed Gulak, former Speaker of the Adamawa House of Assembly, former Special Adviser on Political Affairs to President Goodluck Jonathan, former national co-ordinator of the Goodluck Support Group (GSG) and former Governorship aspirant under the … Read the rest
“Bros, how country?”
“Omo, we live in perilous times. Ilu le. Country bad.”
“I agree with you absolutely. It has never been this bad in peace times”
“You think Nigeria is at peace? If you call this peace time, then … Read the rest
One of the most unfortunate things about leadership in Nigeria is the process by which it is derived. With the absence of a rigorous selection process based on merit, adequate know-how and manifestable compassion, all sorts of individuals attain leadership … Read the rest