The Stoning of A Goliath President

On the face of it, the stoning of President Goodluck Jonathan by a vanguard of OAU students is incredible stuff. As an idea, it has a feasibility that can be estimated at a degree shy of impossible. This is because the President enjoys the protection of an elite security force.

Jonathan and Ten Naira Changes…

When the Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Allison-Madueke, announced the reduction of the pump price of PMS from 97 naira per litre to 87 naira per litre effective from Sunday midnight, it seemed that our 10 billion naira investment in her globetrotting had not vanished into thin air after all. The

Dear Jonathan, Lead Us To Sambisa, Not The Moon

President Goodluck Jonathan has made youths the focus of his stump speeches. He believes the young demographic will be the kingmaker in this year’s aptly timed Valentine vote. And his reading is correct. The winner would be the candidate who persuades youths to think of him as their valentine. So how

Searching For Mrs. Buhari

The only thing more mischievous than declaring a virtual manhunt for a woman that is leading a quiet life in her matrimonial home is hiding under the pretext of affirmative action to characterize her absence from her husband’s presidential campaign as proof that the candidate is a mean male chauvinist

Budget For Gluttons and The Tortoise

The day double-portfolioed Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala heralded the dawn of austerity, she sounded like an amateur ventriloquist. She broke the news with a borrowed pathos. It was so unlike her. She was the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, the one who always looked through her

The Lawyer’s Disturbing Grammar

I read Inibehe Effiong’s article entitled SENATOR ITA ENANG: THE STORY OF A SHAMELESS LAWMAKER. I managed to read up to the last word. I was tempted to abandon the reading midway. But I persevered to the end because I wanted to grasp the whole picture before making any evaluation.