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…

Olasupo Shasore SAN

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,…

Godswill Akpabio

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…

President Buhari

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…


Almajiri as Assets and Curses

In April 2015, barely two weeks after the presidential election when the then newly-formed All Progressives Congress (APC) was waiting to take over the reins of power following its historic electoral victory, the then outgoing…

aliko dangote

Dangote Refinery: The Audacity to Dream

Amid the Nigerian conundrum and the raging Covid-19 pandemic which has seized our attention is a breath of fresh air, the soon-to-be-inaugurated Dangote Petrochemical Refinery. It was Kahlil Gibran in The Garden of the Prophet…

President Derby

Shame of the Nation

I am at a loss as to how to begin this article. If I may ask, what can someone reasonably say to me to assuage the humiliation I feel by the bull’s-eye victory the Chadian…

Dr. Osagie Ehanire

Sleeping at the Wheel

At the risk of sounding like a broken record and no matter what some persons might think or say, I will continue to say that there is total lack of leadership in all aspects of…


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