Don’t Pray For Buhari’s Recovery

Since President Muhammadu Buhari departed Nigeria on ‘medical vacation’ one month ago, politicians, monarchs and religious leaders have been entreating Nigerians to pray for his quick recovery and safe return. The Buhari administration has also been using the solicitation of prayers for President Buhari as a tactic to evade citizens’ demand for enlightening information on his state

Andrew Yakubu Was A Country

Truth is not always absolute. Sometimes, it has layers of correctness. For example, it’s a self-evident truth that Andrew Yakubu was a klpetocrat. But that’s a lower layer of truth. There is a higher and more relevant layer of truth about Andrew: He was his own country. The former Group Managing

Waiting For Tuface

Late Saturday night, Innocent Idibia, caved in. He announced, at the dying minute, the cancellation of the much anticipated anti-government protest scheduled to hold in Lagos and Abuja on Monday, 6th February. After initially assuring intending protesters that he would defy the Nigerian government and proceed with the ‘’One Voice’’

The Soldier Punctured Our Eyes

One of the worst misfortunes a Nigerian can experience is to fall into the hands of an angry Nigerian soldier. There is no predicting the inhumanity that will ensue. The potential victim stands the risk of sustaining a physical injury that would follow him to the grave and an emotional

Gambling With The Lives of The Chibok Girls

After a 'proof of life' video showing scores of Chibok girls emerged yesterday, the Nigerian Army took a rash step that is sure to endanger the lives of the hostages: It declared Dubai-based Nigerian journalist Ahmed Salkida, Ahmed U. Bolori and Aisha Wakil wanted for supposedly hoarding information on the whereabouts of the world's

Buhari Belongs To Nepotism

President Muhammadu Buhari’s inaugural address was too drab for such a momentous occasion. But it had a singular line that mercifully redeemed the entire speech: ‘’I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody’’.   That line –easily the sole memorable and quotable part of that address –intrigued Nigerians. It had the