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How President Buhari made me Nostradamus, Clairvoyant (1)

Introduction Today, Nigeria is in a terrible quagmire; a deadly dilemma; a complete cul-de-sac. There is trouble; real trouble. In all aspects of life, Nigeria is sick. Very sick! Critically ill that to say she is on an uneasy life–support machine is simply saying the obvious.   Everywhere and everything are toxic. Even the air […]

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Sterling seeks stellar start against Spurs

Chelsea play host to Tottenham in arguably the biggest fixture of the English Premier League this weekend and it is a sort of tie Coach Thomas Tuchel will count on his new acquisition Raheem to step onto the plate and provide the inspiration to conquer their London rivals. Sterling was purchased for big occasions like […]

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How Dare, Onyali brought joy to sad Nigerians

On the 13th of May, 2022 while in Abuja on a political expedition, I stopped at the office of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare, to brief him on some developments at home. As I was approaching the office, I saw him rushing out, descending the staircase to his office, briskly. […]

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2023 attack dogs go loose

A full loyalty to the leader merely fits the dogs, not to the humans! – Mehmet Murat ildan In the past, politicalcampaign periods in Nigeria used to be time to look up to usually because of the fun, humour, and jokes that would come with political campaigns. Politicians of those days belonged to a happy […]

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ASUU Strike: An insider’s panacea

Started on February 14, 2022, the ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian University (ASUU) is six months old – and with no end in sight. Last week, the union further extended the strike by another four weeks.   While ASUU screams “no retreat, no surrender”; the Federal Government insists it has […]

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Don’t wear Buhari’s babariga on Tinubu

Governments are known by their headship each tenured circle. Obama’s administration, Clinton’s administration, and Trump’s administration, Buhari’s administration. Jonathan’s administration.   No matter the performance of one government, whether successful or failure, the headship takes the glory or the bile. IBB once told me that the hallmark of responsible leadership is for one to take […]

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Dark clouds over the economy

Rome is burning, and Emperor Nero and Roman elites are busy revelling in gladiator rendezvous and despicable hocus-pocus with the empire’s future. The leadership in Nigeria is playing Nero, and the Nigerian elites are side-tracked by the macabre dance of preparing for the next elections. Whilst neglecting the harsh truth that millions of Nigerians’ backs […]

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2023 General elections: A fractionalised electoral process (5)

Introduction   As the nation races towards 2023 general elections, this write-up x-rays the volume and strength with which we have in the past two decades, raised strong voices against uncivil antics, particularly the thorny transparency-challenge that characterized concluded elections in Nigeria.   That has resulted in organized resentment to the nation at the global […]

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Aribo in dream land

…takes EPL bow Dreams, they say, come true and that will be the testimony of Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo who could see his lifelong ambition to play i n the English Premier League come to fruition as he set to take his first kick in arguably world’s biggest division when his new outfit Southampton […]

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