Some of the major challenges bedevilling the electoral process in Nigeria, and thus abbreviating the integrity of democracy in the country include over the years: lack of access to polling units, the location of polling units in problematic parts, overcrowding, … Read the rest
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
Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, had warned those agitating for the disintegration of the country to shun the idea in the overall interest of all.
He noted that the country and its people would be better for it if … 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
Kindly permit me to start this article with a footnote. I run a medium-size media company that publishes an online newspaper. We provide employment for roughly 40 young Nigerians. We do not receive government subvention or subsidy. Rather, we constantly … 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 so-called investigation by the Nigeria Police Force over the assassination of former presidential aide, Ahmed Gulak, is highly unsatisfying. Their synopsis of what transpired is riddled with so many holes and hardly sensible. The NPF’s reports are customarily frustrating … 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