Whether we like it or not, the issue of electricity tariff is a touchy one. In the power sector reform, we are always talking about power generation, transmission and distribution. We are always talking about how many megawatts we are … Read the rest
“Steve Manson’s magazine dealt in corruption: he attacked the rich, the powerful and the famous – and he made enemies. In a job like that, you couldn’t afford to have dirty secrets of your own. With the whole town itching … Read the rest
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo
Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, over allegations linking him to funds allegedly stolen by anti-corruption chief, Ibrahim Magu.
An online platform, PointBlank News, run by Jackson Ude, a former director of … Read the rest
Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has described as “false and baseless fabrications” the statement by one Jackson Ude that he received money from the embattled chairman of the anti-graft agency, EFCC.
Magu is currently appearing before a presidential panel set … Read the rest
Muslims complying with social distancing in a Mosque
“We sense that ‘normal’ isn’t coming back, that we are being born into a new normal: a new kind of society, a new relationship to the earth, a new experience of being human” – Charles Eisentein
When, hopefully, it is … Read the rest
Ibrahim Magu has been suspended from office as the acting-chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Mr Magu was suspended on Tuesday by the Buhari administration amidst allegations of gross misconduct, The Columnist gathered.
The suspension was also confirmed … Read the rest
On Tuesday, Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, and his colleagues urged the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) “to issue an Executive Order for all streets, gardens and notable areas named after colonial masters or beneficiaries … Read the rest
Father and son
Toxic masculinity’ is the new rage. It connotes everything supposedly wrong with Nigeria’s male folk. Coined in supposedly feminist circuits, an obsession with it at the homefront highlights the workings of the misandrist mind. Yea, most of Nigeria’s self-confessed feminists … Read the rest
Nigeria suffers a crisis of the male gender. The lobotomised male was manhood’s dirty secret. It’s not much of a secret anymore, however.
Culturally benumbed to maleness, he loiters at ethical crossroads. He struggles “to be a man” while juggling … Read the rest
I don’t speak for Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo but on this occasion I wish to say with certainty that he, like many of us, cannot be happy with the 100 per cent increase in electricity tariff that is supposed to come … Read the rest