Sanusi: So long for the monarch who chose a road too slippery to tread You had to be a political imbecile of some sort, or at least naïve to a great length or enjoying some socio-political inertia in your own world, quite oblivious to your environment not to anticipate the fate of the now dethroned former Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi 11. If you are...... read more
Leaving no child behind in Kwara Foundation is everything. Once anything lacks a solid foundation, it is a matter of time before it comes crashing down. Kwara has started the process to give its primary school children one nutritious meal per day, keying into a programme designed by the Federal Government to tackle a number of issues....... read more
Before Supreme Court reviews itself On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, former Vice President of Nigeria and presidential candidate of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar advised the sacked Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha to respect and abide by the court ruling. It was not out of hatred for the former Deputy Speaker of the...... read more
Imo, where is thy hero? Thou sleepeth while thy future slippeth away Chief Emeka Ihedioha's vision to trigger unfiltered access to to electricity to spur socio-techno-economic development in Imo State It is no longer news that poverty is strongly associated with little or no access-to-energy. Regrettably, a major setback on a wide range of development indices is lack of access to energy (electricity),...... read more
Buhari: Pastor Andimi's faith should inspire all Nigerians President of Nigeria eulogizes Brethren leader executed by Boko Haram, and criticizes terrorist efforts to divide Christians and Muslims in Africa’s most populous state.   Nigerians everywhere, those of belief and those of none, are mourning the death of pastor Lawan Andimi, taken from us by Boko Haram for his refusal...... read more
Read President Obama's speech and that of President Buhari when they met at the White House on July 20, 2015 Remarks by President Obama and President Buhari of Nigeria Before Bilateral Meeting Oval Office 11:14 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, it’s a great pleasure to welcome President Buhari and his delegation here to the Oval Office for his first visit since the historic election that took place.   Nigeria is obviously...... read more
Ganduje's Supreme Court victory and collapse of Kwankwassiyya structure     It was a jubilant jiffy for millions of Kano residents on Monday morning when the news of the avowal of the election of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje by the wise Justices of the Supreme Court sieved into the ancient commercial city. Though the victory was very much expected, the...... read more
Ebelechukwu Obiano: A needless shot at a good heart For all her glamour, influence and personality Maryam Babangida brought to the office of the First Lady of Nigeria, the Better Life for Nigerian Women (BLFW), more popularly known as Better Life, was her forte in the eight years she spent with her husband in Nigeria’s seat of power. Before her,...... read more
Only God can explain this! Full text of Governor Emeka Ihedioha's farewell speech My dear good people of Imo state, I address you today, following recent developments affecting our dear state, and in particular the Supreme Court judgement of 14th January 2020. In my relationship with you as Governor of Imo, I had employed regular consultations and dialogue as a tool of political discourse....... read more
Starting New Year on a high note with CBN How much would Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele have given each Nigerian at New Year to to inspire hope, make  season worthwhile? Assuming, he had free access to the vault of the apex bank and brought out all the mint and distributed to all Nigerians, how...... read more
Endless borrowing will lead to endless sorrowing John Quincy Adams once said “there are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.” He may have very well been referring to Nigeria of the last three years.  Barely two weeks ago, I warned during my Founder’s Day lecture at...... read more
Those With Glass Jaws Shouldn't Throw Punches It is pulsating trying to ascribe any intelligent reason to why the chief spokesman to Muhammadu Buhari had penned a misleading account of the last presidential election in the country. But it wasn't all together a bad idea. If anything, Femi Adesina gave a literary expression to how jolt to the hilt...... read more
Atiku: They gave him a false sense of hope After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019 presidential poll last week, two things flashed across my mind. One was a song, the other, a quote from William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which I’d read over 40 years ago....... read more
Sex-for-marks and the complicity of BBC Africa The issue of sex-for-favour is not new to man. It cuts across generations, nations, tribes, social status, races, gender and virtually all professions. In fact, within marriages, this ugly practice is also reigning. Sex-for-favour is embedded in human deprived and corrupted nature. The fact that people publicly condemn it, even though...... read more
2023 and the Ndigbo question After the leadership elections of the ninth national assembly in June, one fact stuck out like the proverbial sore thumb — not a single Igbo man or woman would be counted among the top seven citizens of Nigeria: president, vice-president, senate president, speaker, chief justice of Nigeria, deputy senate president and...... read more
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Latest Opinions At Buhari’s Villa, thunder continues to strikes Sanusi: So long for the monarch who chose a road too slippery to tread Leaving no child behind in Kwara Before Supreme Court reviews itself Imo, where is thy hero? Thou sleepeth while thy future slippeth away Buhari: Pastor Andimi's faith should inspire all Nigerians Read President Obama's speech and that of President Buhari when they met at the White House on July 20, 2015 Ganduje's Supreme Court victory and collapse of Kwankwassiyya structure Ebelechukwu Obiano: A needless shot at a good heart Only God can explain this! Full text of Governor Emeka Ihedioha's farewell speech

 

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