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Obasanjo: Amazing Recall of Penury -By Ken Tadaferua

A long 19 years after he was released from Yola Prison, where he was jailed for allegedly planning a coup against late General Sani Abacha, former military head of state, former civilian president, ex-army general and the Ebora of Owu, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, who no longer wants to be called Matthew, the Christian English name […]

  To render selfless and rewarding public service in Nigeria or elsewhere is not something akin to a simple nursery rhyme pupils recite in class sessions. It requires time and commitment; it needs energy, self-depravity, discipline, determination, inspiration and undiluted focus on goals and targets as well as vigorous pursuit of the targets. An American […]

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  In my imagination, the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, is ruing her lack of self-restraint for responding to Senator Shehu Sani’s post on Facebook. Earlier in the week, Sani had written a comment that made Nigeria out as an animal farm where animals prey on one another. Mrs. Buhari fired back, using the […]

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  Last week, Mr Reno Omokri, former social media aide to the erstwhile President Goodluck Jonathan, reacted to a 2014 comment the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr Nnamdi Kanu, made against Jonathan. In that comment, Kanu accused Jonathan of being weak, and said that his wife, Dame Patience Jonathan, was a stronger […]

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  Following the 3-month quit notice handed down to the Igbos living and working or doing business in the northern states, the Biafran agitation on one hand, and the restructuring of the federal system of government (we are practicing on the breach) on the other has been gathering momentum. No time in our national history […]

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  No Nigerian is oblivious of the life and times of the first Northern Premier and the Sardauna of Sokoto, Late Sir Ahmadu Bello. He was and even today reputed to be a man who established globally as very thick in leadership and treasured wisdom on regional, national and African issues. He is fondly remembered […]

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  Multi billion naira investor and high profile entrepreneur, Aliko Dangote has years been in the news for the right reasons. If the man is not signing an MOU for the establishment of industrial plants, then he is commissioning a multi- billion dollar factory that would impact positively on the lives of millions of people […]

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  Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) is a retired armored General in the Nigerian Armed Forces.  A professional coup plotter, he ruled the giant of Africa from August 1985 to August 1993. He was forced to ‘step aside’ following the violent aftermath of the June 12 ’93 presidential election won ‘fair and square’ by the late Bashorun MKO […]

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The Specious Lies Of A Gangster Minister -By Femi Fani-Kayode

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  I couldn’t help wondering why Channels Television keeps offering its respected platform to this shameless old fool to beam, broadcast and perpetuate unadulterated falsehood to the Nigerian people and to tell specious lies. The whole thing is simply incredulous. During the course of that interview he told one big lie after the other with […]

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Ogbadu: Blazing Uncommon Trail At NABDA -By Nkechi Odoma

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There are multiple federal agencies and parastatals in Nigeria to the extent, many consider some of them duplicitous. This presumption is greased by the inactivity of most of these agencies, which are empowered by law, with clearly defined mandates, but have sank into obscurity because of succeeding weak leaderships. That was the fate of the […]

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