Has Pantami Gone Nuts?

I can visualise the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Ibrahim, also known as Sheikh Pantami, watching videos and photos of desperate clusters of people at various National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) centres…


ASUU Has Outlived Its Shelf Life

In 20 years, university teachers in the country under the auspices of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have embarked on strike over 15 times (a strike almost every one and a half years)…


Umahi’s Flight to Oblivion

A wide range of emotions is provoked in a democracy. They range from fear, hatred, envy, contempt, absurdity, awe, anger, hope, promise, inclusiveness, tolerance, freedom and much more. Of these, we have witnessed more of…


The Rail Line to Maradi

Just when one thought this government has reached the zenith of its failings, misgovernance, lurid melodrama, not-so-hidden agendas – such as the Grazing Bill, Cattle Colony, Ruga, now disguised as the National Livestock Transformation Plan…


P&ID and its Nigerian Conspirators

Finally, the fog surrounding the fraudulent motivation behind the failed Gas Supply Processing Agreement (GSPA) between Nigeria and Process & Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) is being cleared gradually by a United Kingdom Commercial Court, which…


Sordid Tales from NDDC

Fellow Nigerians, I am at pains to point out that our failing country is a crime scene. I am not kidding. There is no better description for what our beloved fatherland has become. For emphasis,…


It’s Time for Akpabio to Go

Anyone watching the drama playing out at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) between the Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, and the immediate-past Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee (IMC), Ms. Joi…


Katsina: Reaping Where It Did Not Sow

President Muhammadu Buhari’s home state of Katsina is reaping bountifully where it did not sow. It is now the hottest place to site federal projects in the country. The president’s ministers and security chiefs are…


A Snapshot of the Last Five Years

Last month, precisely on the 29th, President Muhammadu Buhari marked five years in the saddle as Nigeria’s president. In what has become its trademark tactic, the government rolled out a list of achievements, amid a…


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