And Igini Stood His Ground

    “When you have a mountain in your path, do not sit down at its foot to cry, but rather, get up and climb it.” For no reason other than he was just doing…


The Great Heist

The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything – Joseph Stalin I am angry, very angry. Indeed many are angry, disappointed, dispirited about what just happened to…


The Herdsmen’s President

Despite the fact that he has broken all his campaign promises, failed the three key pillars the All Progressives Congress (APC) advertised in its mission statement – security, fighting corruption, and rebuilding the economy –…


Buhari’s Day of Reckoning

Liberty is rarely lost overnight. The wall of tyranny often begins with benign building blocks of safety — each one lying on top of a predecessor — eventually collectively constituting an impediment to the exercise…


Rahman’s ‘True Lies’

I am always reluctant to join issues with my professional colleagues on the pages of newspapers, more so, when that person was my former senior colleague. In my 20 years on this job, I have…


Tinubu Tightens The Noose

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally ceded Lagos, Nigeria’s economic nerve centre, to the former governor of the state, and the self-proclaimed national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress( APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The message seems to…


The Elevation of Incompetence

There is a struggle going on in Nigeria. It is a struggle between two evils – one, less so with a touch of human face and the other, extremely so – aloof, insensitive, unfeeling, deeply…


EFCC Fighting Elections, Not Corruption

Politics is in the air and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is at it again. The former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke has become a pawn in the politics of President Muhammadu…


Tinubu’s Breathtaking Hypocrisy (2)

The self-proclaimed national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, won’t keep quiet. He won’t leave us alone! I am constrained to direct Nigerians’ attention once again to his legendary breathtaking…


How APC, INEC Would Rig 2019 Elections

By now, the more discerning Nigerian should have realised that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government is not interested in creating the enabling environment for conducting even a semblance of free and fair elections. Instead,…


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