The Oba of Benin is truly a monarch after my heart. Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II will be four years on the throne of his ancestors in October this year. And he will have something to celebrate.
I pity this debt collector. At his wit’s end, this debt chaser, Ahmed Lawal Kuru, managing director of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, took his case to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo last year to seek his intervention. The corporation’s debt
The current salacious tales of the alleged sleaze, scams and heinous criminal corruption coming out of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, probe brings to mind the admonition of Honourable Dimeji Bankole, the speaker of the House of Representatives ( … Read the rest
The seeds of the current travails of President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption were sowed, perhaps inadvertently, from the inception of the administration in 2015. They did not, however, emanate from any lack of sincerity on the part of the … Read the rest
“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
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
Ordinarily when the commander-in-chief gives a marching order to his security chiefs, you expect something drastic to happen. And this is what Nigeria is to expect in the next few days, weeks and possibly months in respect of the unacceptable
It is advisable, even if for historically nostalgic value, to take a look at the past once in a while even as an annual academic exercise to celebrate the country’s gains and lament its losses.
President Muhammadu Buhari, a man … Read the rest