The World Economic Forum, which took place in Abuja this week, was supposed to highlight the good things about our nation and be an image-enhancing, investment-attracting triumph for the Nigerian Government and People.Read More
Since the abduction of more than 200 female students from a College in Borno State about three weeks ago, the “Sambisa Forest” has been associated with a place of terror where any type of infirmity could not be ruled out.Read More
THE return of Clemens Westerhof to Lagos, last week, made some great memories green again.
The man generally acclaimed to be Nigeria’s best-ever coach was in Nigeria for a television documentary on Nigerian football with emphasis on his era when Nigeria was 5th in FIFA’s ranking, the best ever any African country has attained.
NOT since the OCCUPY NIGERIA demonstrations of January 2012, against the Jonathan administration’s hike of petroleum products prices, has an event shocked and united Nigerians like the on-going #BRING BACK OUR GIRLS manifestation.Read More
NORMALLY, we don’t have to justify telling the truth but we do have to justify not telling the truth. The plain truth is that from the beginning, these smart guys — men who at times even attempt to outsmart themselves — have the same modus operandi. They think they are bold and with their boldness, they can intimidate the rest of society and browbeat all of us into submitting to their whims and caprices.Read More
THE Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF’s, call on delegates from Northern Nigeria not to support the creation of an additional state in the South East Zone is a provocative negation of the national consensus agreed twice on that issue.Read More
BEYOND any thing we’ve ever seen in the past, Nigeria is today under the siege of terrorist insurgents. We are a besieged people. The yet unresolved abduction of nearly 250 school girls in Chibok earlier brought home loud hints of this.Read More
AMIDST the grief and outrage that sweep the land in the aftermath of Boko Haram’s latest acts of Satanism-AbubakarShekau and his fellow psychopaths are disciples of Satan-I crave the indulgence of the reader to allow me a moment to ask the simple question: How did we get here?Read More
PRESIDENT Olusegun Obasanjo is a relation of mine. My late mother, who was from Abeokuta, was Obasanjo’s aunt. I think that makes Obasanjo my uncle.Read More
IF you have never heard of a man called Cliven Bundy, you don’t have to worry for he is one of those none entities you are better off not knowing. He was not even known anywhere outside his small village in the state of Nevada, that is, until recently when he singlehandedly challenged the might of the U.S. federal government – and won, even if it is a pyrrhic victory!Read More