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(I wrote this piece sometime in 2009 at the height of the Vision 20-2020 hype. Once more, the propaganda juggernaut of NIGERIA: THE LARGEST ECONOMY IN AFRICA is well and truly in motion. For me, this...
It’s been happening for months, for years actually; at least as far back as 2012. About 100 so-called Fulani herdsmen dressed in army uniforms, riding motorcycles or driving in convoys and...
This is the greatest news of the century! World Bank, which has been presiding over the poverty of the Third World countries has come off it, albeit literarily. In its poverty report index last...
All the clever rationalizations and justifications in the world for presenting a Muslim/Muslim ticket will not enable us to escape this ugly tag. As a matter of fact they will simply confirm it. We...
I am trying very hard to understand this… perhaps I am a bit slow. I read and re-read the media release from the Mr Aminu Jalal, the Director-general of NAC (National Automotive Council),...
‘There are times when one would want to hang the whole human race, and finish the farce.’ – Mark Twain
“The last notable Christian-Christian ticket was Awolowo-Umeadi in 1979 and the last notable Muslim-Muslim ticket was Abiola-Kingibe in 1993. You can figure out the rest. But let the optimists...
On Friday, March 28, 2014, I was taken aback when I first read about the arrest of Mr. Ebere Wabara, a veteran journalist and associate editor with the Sun Newspaper on the Facebook wall of a Port-...
The usual cover was nowhere near Nigeria’s brace; or, even a continental shield as alibi, so as not to grate either America or Russia on opposite sides of the Crimean question.
I saw a headline last night on one of my favorite business websites, Forbes.com. It read:  “Nigeria Rising: The Woman behind the Nation’s Economic Turnaround.” Nigeria Rising....
We are enjoying a true democracy in Nigeria at the moment; most especially so these last few months to the next elections. A true democracy is a government for the people, of the people and by the...
There is the insinuation, that the politics of zoning is only a prerogative meant for the federal level of government. This argument is wrong and it will only be logical to debunk these insinuations...