By Farooq Kperogi
It was always obvious to keen, disinterested observers that Bola Tinubu’s gamble in helping Buhari to ascend to power won’t pay off in the end; that his opportunistic political love affair with Buhari won’t be requited; and … Read the rest
It would be uncharitable to suggest that successive Nigerian leaders have spoken from both sides of the mouth in tackling corruption in the land. Dem don try. It would be naïve, of course, for anyone to suggest that the longest … Read the rest
A week ago, President Muhammadu Buhari travelled out of the country on a two-week medical vacation. He is expected back in the country next week. As has been the pattern since he assumed office in 2015, and he travelled on … Read the rest
By Farooq Kperogi
Several weeks ago, my 80-year-old paternal uncle, who is a community leader, called me to ask whom between Atiku Abubakar and Bola Tinubu he should vote and canvass support for. That was a strange request considering that … Read the rest
Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari has narrated how the president struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after the civil war, detention and the electoral losses he experienced.
Mrs Buhari revealed these details yesterday, while speaking as a … Read the rest
President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the Aso Rock cabals are plotting to retain power in the northern region in 2023, a presidential source has informed SaharaReporters.
According to the source, Buhari and members of the cabals are secretly supporting … Read the rest
As I was saying, assuming we elect a messiah as president, could he still fail to deliver the goods? In my previous article, I argued that Nigerian presidents fail, or fail to live up to expectations, for a million reasons, … Read the rest
President Muhammadu Buhari
It is not a matter for conjecture whether or not President Muhammadu Buhari is unmindful of his place in the annals of this country.
A two-time leader, the first time as military head of state when it was almost fashionable … Read the rest
Going through the newspapers last week it seemed as though the Nigerian world was crashing, ready to come down and bury all of us. And it is not as if we are strangers to bad news; we experience it every … Read the rest
This day, July 19 should go down as a special moment in the economic history of Nigeria – the day when the country’s main vehicle for economic survival, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is officially unveiled by the incumbent … Read the rest