Basket of Deplorables

The political stakes as the 2023 general election draws near are almost unimaginable – all the more so because of the overlapping and complementary vulnerabilities of the two leading political parties – accentuated by the…

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Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Tinubu: Nigeria is Not Lagos (II)

A people who elect corrupt politicians, impostors, thieves, and traitors are not victims… but accomplices. – George Orwell I know I must be sounding like a broken record but I have to say it again…

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Tinubu: Nigeria is Not Lagos (I)

“In Japan, a corrupt person kills himself. In China, they will kill him. In Europe they will jail him. In Africa, he will present himself for election.” – Anonymous Former President Olusegun Obasanjo once said…

President Buhari

The President is the Problem

Just recently, Professor Wole Soyinka in an interview on the BBC called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation and unequivocally condemn the atrocities being perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen all over the country. Our…

Lauretta Onochie and buhari

Plot to Take Over INEC

The nomination of Ms Lauretta Onochie, a diehard member or supporter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), an all-purpose attack dog for the government and aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media and many…


The ABC of a Recalcitrant Debtor

Nigeria’s rich and powerful sure know how to live life. And they are living it to the hilt. They spare no expense in making an impression of their status. From expensive homes to posh cars,…

kabiru Gaya

Idiocy of Underage Married Girls’ Suffrage

Just when you think that you’ve heard or seen the worst of the government’s bizarre pronouncements, you are suddenly faced with the rude awakening that this government is eager to break its own worst record….


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…

Ogunyemi - Asuu President

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…

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