The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, said he has been receiving death threats from high profile Nigerians since taking office.
Bawa explained that it is about the fight against corruption.
He said this on … Read the rest
I have been privileged to interview quite a number of world leaders in the course of my journalism career. These include President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Ketumile Masire of Botswana, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Commonwealth Secretary General Shridath Ramphal, UN Secretary … Read the rest
Fellow Nigerians, if I had any iota of hope or expectation left in me that our President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retired) has any chance of pulling some productive stunts in the less than two years to complete his second … 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
FEARS of “Fulani domination” have endured since Nigeria’s founding but, more than ever before, there is now an insanely unhealthy obsession with the Fulani in Nigeria’s South. The Fulani are not just routinely reviled with genocidal rhetorical venom, all manner … Read the rest
The federal government yesterday accused the social media giant, Twitter, of double standards in its treatment of issues affecting Nigeria.
It warned that it would not allow the microblogging site to dictate to President Muhammadu Buhari his views on national … Read the rest
The appointment of my namesake, Major General Farouk Yahaya, as Chief of Army Staff to succeed the late Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a plane crash on May 21 is yet another tone-deaf but entirely predictable mismanagement of … Read the rest
Fellow Nigerians, let me make a quick confession in my epistle to you today. I truly, and sincerely, pity and sympathise with President Muhammadu Buhari and his family, even if it seems the subject of my pity and sympathy does … Read the rest
According to Mallam Abubakar Malami, LLB, BL, the attorney-general of the Nigerian federation, minister of justice, senior advocate of Nigeria and member of the Nigerian bar, banning open grazing is the rough equivalent of banning trading in spare parts. Let … 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