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Nigeria in handcuffs: The DISCOs and the spirit of NEPA

Oh Allah, where is the government?

“They came in numbers, wielding dangerous weapons. I heard my late husband reciting prayers from the Qur’an. They shot and killed him….in our presence. Oh Allah!!! Where is the government? Who will take care of our numerous children? Is this how the government will allow these bandits to be killing us?

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Fiery first ladies

I DON’T know Mrs. Aisha Buhari, but I’ve always had a soft spot for her feisty, say-it-like-it-is personality, which doesn’t quite rhyme with her chubby-sweet baby face. And when she went public with bitter complaints about some of the people who surrounded her husband in 2016, I defended her on a BBC Television programme. And I’ve continued to adopt an indulgent attitude towards her occasional outbursts because I am also one for straight-talking. In fact, I am far worse than Mrs. B because I sometimes utter expletives for emphasis when something or someone has upset me.

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APC, Kogi APC, Bayelsa

APC: A nest of self-centred politicians

By Ikechukwu Amaechi PROFESSOR Wole Soyinka once described the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as a “nest of killers”. That was at the height of PDP’s power when former President Olusegun Obasanjo held sway and prominent political personalities were routinely murdered. Many, including the Nobel laureate, construed those killings, rightly or wrongly, as politically motivated. He
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We'll stop illegal appointments by Chief Executives — FCC Commissioner

Beyond Oronsaye report: Buhari pays lip service to cost of governance

By Olu Fasan LAST month, on May 1, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the implementation of the Oronsaye Report on the rationalisation of federal parastatals and agencies six years after it was submitted to his predecessor, President Goodluck Jonathan. Recently, in his Democracy Day speech, President Buhari said he approved the implementation of the report because
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