Within six months of inauguration, the man Nigerians elected in a historic voter revolution has created an alarming pattern of absenteeism. President Muhammadu Buhari, who is hyped as an orator of ‘’body language’’, has been voting with his feet since May 29, 2015. An audit of his overseas travel shows
The spasms of rage that followed the incarceration of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People of Biafra and Director of Radio Biafra, in some parts of South East Nigeria have morphed into a theatre and taken a life of its own. From effervescence of anger, the Biafra secession protest has solidified
Eleven people ran for president in Nigeria’s 2015 elections. General Muhammadu Buhari and then-incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan were the most popular of the pack. But the most eligible presidential material of the time did not feature in the contest. Babatunde Raji Fashola, who was nearing the end of his second term
Ben Murray Bruce is doing three things you can’t possibly ignore. Bruce is baring his showman chest. He is pointing Nigerians to his vast reserve of the milk of human kindness. And he is performing a concern concert! The Senator representing Bayelsa East district is striving to impress everybody with his solicitude.
In what underscores the pathology of futurist poaching that shapes the contours of Nigerian democracy, someone has kick-started a campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term, five months into the four year-long play! Buhari is still hamstrung by wonderment at the empty treasury he met upon entering Aso Rock. He has
There is a tragic situation in the University of Nigeria Nsukka that, if not reversed, would shunt thousands of prospective first year students of the institution away from resumption. The administration of Vice Chancellor Professor Benjamin Ozumba increased the number of the hurdle of fees the kids have to surmount before
President Muhammadu Buhari has reechoed that Nigeria is broke. This is the umpteenth time. And it’s beginning to tickle the ears (a cliché is coming…) like a broken record! A few moments before Buhari departed New Delhi, where he participated in the third India-Africa Forum, he told the Nigeria Television Authority
Femi Fani-Kayode has had an extensive career in public nuisance. He has been a nagging community irritant for so long that a certain segment of the Nigerian political cognoscenti, in their generosity of spirit, chose to adopt a muted explanation for his obsessive rabidity. There must be a reason why Fani-Kayode