Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, our own Hajia Amina Mohammed, led a team to visit President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday.
Many things agitated the minds of the UN team, which said it was visiting to highlight issues dear to … Read the rest
By Farooq Kperogi
Nigerian Trumptards also defend Trump’s unprecedented nepotism and exploitation of the presidency for personal gains—in contravention of the U.S. Constitution. Trump’s employment of his daughter and her husband as his senior advisers with undeserved national security … Read the rest
I am all for a reform of the police force. I am also aware that there is enough literature based on numerous committee reports to guide us on the best way to go about it. If the purpose of the … Read the rest
President Muhammadu Buhari and Joe Biden
President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has congratulated the United States President-elect, Joe Biden, for his victory at the poll.
This is according to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on … Read the rest
President Muhammadu Buhari
The nightmare isn’t over yet. No matter how much one tries, it is still difficult to shake it off.
The tragic conclusion of the two week running street protests by the Nigerian youths under the aegis of #EndSARS remains a
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Things went out of hand very quickly with the emerging Nigerian “revolution” when on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, soldiers stormed the Lekki Toll Gate Plaza in Lagos, and started shooting. We were told they shot in the air. But the … Read the rest
The youth have spoken. Vox populi, vox Dei. Tired of seeing their future being mortgaged by philistines, our youth have decided to take their future into their own hands. We may neither understand nor even empathise with them; but we … Read the rest
President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the disbanding of the police unit known as Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) as the first step to measures aimed at reforming the entire police force.
It is the President’s first public statement since #ENDSARS protest … Read the rest
“A good teacher is like a candle-it consumes itself to light the way for others,” said Turkish statesman, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
And that is what teachers in Nigeria had been for ages. They burn themselves out to light the way … Read the rest
A former minister called me a few days ago to say the focus of my columns on Muhammadu Buhari ignores my own 2018 disclosure that he is a captive of an irrecoverably degenerative mental decline that ensures that he doesn’t … Read the rest