My dear President, let your People go Your Excellency, it is with every sense of love and patriotism that I have decided to write you again despite the frustration of knowing that you may not hearken to my sincere advice to you, as I have written to plead with you on several occasions, but my entreaties have been...... read more
PMB at ICC: Proud to be Nigerian I've seen him address the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Seen him speak at AU (African Union) summits. Seen him address the European Parliament at Salzburg, France. Watched him speak to the world a number of times at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). And on Tuesday, January 17,...... read more
Why restructuring is a win-win for all Nigerians When the former Vice President and presidential hopeful on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, recently addressed the London’s Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), on the importance of strengthening the economic management system of the federating states in Nigeria, the major takeaway was that we...... read more
Filling the Gap In 2019 Georges Benjamin Clemenceau came to power in France in 1917. That was when the First World War was full blown. But how did the world war start? Very simple! Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was murdered and that was all.  Some events that led to world wars actually had gestation periods....... read more
2019: Coalition as exit door to tyranny, ineptitude, hardship and sorrow The sorrow in the land is becoming too palpable; the tears are flowing endlessly; hardship has become the hallmark of the nation and tyranny has become the signature of government. Nigerians, rather than pray for a good day pray for the prevention of a bad one, everyday, as there is hardly...... read more
Money politics and lessons from Ekiti governorship election I started my independent life by training as a reputation manager, so I probably understand public perception management and behavioural effects in a manner that would escape a casual observer.  Nigerians have a way of designing stories to suit their narrative ignoring the lessons therein. I have been seeing posts with...... read more
Buhari’s June 12 Declaration: A thin line between a bribe and an honour Growing up in a rural community in Bendel State now in today's Edo state, I remember fervently how candidates and parties use to bring bags of salt, rice and boxes of sugar as "gifts" for the women folks in the community. The men got cartons of Aromatic Schnapps, packets of cigarettes...... read more
Abiola and Gani were humoured One wonders why it took our president this long to make us happy as a country. President Muhammadu Buhari for once did something that gladdened our hearts all by recognizing late Chief M. K. O. Abiola as the beacon of democracy we savour today. He has gone ahead to bestow on...... read more
June 12 tsunami and the ones who won’t forgive Buhari An old Chinese proverb says: Do good, reap good; do evil, reap evil. This short proverb sums the intensity of attacks against President Muhammadu Buhari, not leaving the ratcheting up of violence in some the States after a period of relative calm, in the wake of the political tsunami honouring the...... read more
Daunting task ahead of Super Eagles in Russia With few days to the commencement of the  greatest soccer showpiece on earth, the world cup tagged Russia 2018, soccer lovers in Nigeria and the world at large, will only understand one language which is "let the game begin". As a patriotic Nigerian, I shall assess the chances of the Super...... read more
The move of a desperate President The desperation of President Buhari to retain power at all costs has again manifested itself in his illegal act of both changing the National Democracy Day and the investiture of National Honours of GCFR posthumously to late MKO Abiola and GCON to Amb. Babagana Kingibe. Having realized that he has lost...... read more
False claims versus the wishes of our founding Fathers Yesterday May 29, 2018, Nigeria a country in West African sub-region, a British colony and the most populous black nation on earth reached another milestone in the history of the nation as it celebrated another May 29 commemorating the restoration of democracy on May 29, 1999 after years of military rule...... read more
The real price of “changing the change” (1) Top opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members have been granting press interviews and addressing zonal political rallies talking about “CHANGING THE CHANGE” in next year’s general elections, without defining what exactly that means. As the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) gears up to celebrate the completion of three years of the...... read more
Currency swap agreement: Another milestone for Emefiele’s CBN “We will be professional, we will be apolitical. We will not go into politics. What we will do is to focus on our banking business and use our skills to support the efforts of government in creating jobs for the people, to support economic growth and development for the country.” These...... read more
Between naysayers and Bayelsa public service reforms Timi is about 27 years and hails from a rustic community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. He is not a lazy Nigerian youth (if you catch my drift).    Since he left secondary school, he has fended for himself, having lost his parents early in life. He...... read more
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