Ayo Fayose has already sealed his legacy. In his middle age, he has lastingly defined himself as the rogue who abused a holy book as an apparatus of electoral fraud. The crook who used a copy of the Bible to bind his rigging partners to an oath of secrecy! Fayose professes
The most consequential Nigerian political news of last week slipped under the radar. Here is it: The executive of the ruling All Progressives Congress huddled together with President Muhammadu Buhari in the State House. They reported their party’s cash crunch and implored President Buhari to start funding the party! A cartoon buff who encounters the
Celebrating Olisa Metu’s Blood-Red Cap EMMANUEL UCHENNA UGWU On the day he was arraigned for his role in $ 2.1 billion naira arms supply fraud, Olisa Metuh, the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, made a curious fashion statement. Metuh dressed Igbo, crowned with a red Ogbuefi cap! Of course, nobody
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is Africa’s most eligible war criminal. There are twenty thousand reasons why he merits the dubious honor. And those twenty thousand reasons represent the twenty thousand human deaths he caused as a sanguinary Commander-in-Chief. The Nigerian media casts Jonathan’s National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, as the linchpin
The confessional of Sambo Dasuki and his gang has proved that their plunder of the monies earmarked for arming Nigerian troops against Boko Haram, the most deadly terror group in the world, caused the slaughter of 20,000 Nigerians. But the Nigerian media flinches from calling the crime by its earned
My person of the year lacks the trappings of a world changer. She is not a person of power. She doesn’t boast universal renown. She is a commoner; an easily forgettable face. Josephine Ugwu was a contract hand with a concessionaire that handled the sanitation of Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos.
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.