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Why does Buhari want to weaken governors?

Why does Buhari want to weaken governors?

By Ochereome Nnanna One thing many Nigerians do not know about Muhammadu Buhari is that he is very ideologically-driven. There are not many things he does out of mere whims. Before he proposes an idea, signs a document or refuses to sign, he carefully considers how it falls into the scope of his mission in
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Draco the lawmaker

Brief story of Draco the lawmaker

By Ochereome Nnanna About 2,600 years ago, there lived a nobleman in Athens (Greece) known simply as Draco. History has it that he was the first legislator of Athens, a city that bequeathed us the noble legacy of democracy which is now the political pop culture of the (Western) advanced world and other parts of
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Agbekoya faults northern governors over influx of Almajirai into South-West

Moving almajirai southward: For what?

By Ochereome Nnanna WHEN the coronavirus pandemic reached the shores of Kano State, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje did something that must be seen as a crime against humanity: he “deported” thousands of almajirai street children to their states of origin in the North. This action surprised me, really. The almajiri system, whereby children aged from five
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COVID-19. Kano, Fake news

Boss Mustapha got away with it

By Ochereome Nnanna Who is the Presidency?” Remember that arrogant retort which the disgraced former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, David Babachir Lawal, fired back at reporters when they informed him that his suspension had just been announced by the Presidency back in April 2017? To understand this question better you need to
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Not too old to sign

NIGERIAN politicians will always seize every opportunity to grandstand even on issues that ordinarily should be beyond politics. If there is anyone who can legitimately claim credit for the Not Too Young To Run Act, NTYTRA, signed into law last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, it is Hon. Tony Nwulu. He was elected on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, by the good people of Oshodi/Isolo Federal Constituency, Lagos State in 2015.

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Buhari’s three hidden musketeers

SINCE President Muhammadu Buhari formally announced his intention to run for a second time on 9th April 2018, he has always maintained that he will win. Every politician says that, even when they know they do not stand a dog’s chance. Politics apart, Buhari’s performance in his first two years were rather ignominious, though things seem to have picked up lately. His economic agenda had been a grope in the dark, headlined mainly by inchoate borrowings from foreign creditors, especially China.

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