Osinbajo’s lamentations over Local councils

The lamentation by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that Local governments in the country now function as mere administrative extensions of state governments comes as...

Fulani herdsmen’s curse

If you are superstitious, you may point to the Igbo genocide as the cause or curse of the current Fulani herdsmen killings, rape and...

Who loves Igbo more than Okorocha?

As a keen observer of Igbo socio-cultural and political developments in the Nigerian state, I am always tempted to conclude that no one from...

Waiting to see if NBA will make good its threat

More than a month it threatened to sanction any lawyer in the country who engages in disparaging the judiciary and its officers, the Nigerian...

Will the NBA make good its threat?

More than a month it threatened to sanction any lawyer in the country who engages in disparaging the judiciary and its officers, the Nigerian...

How Nigeria has ‘changed’

When the All Progressives Congress (APC) was campaigning for the 2015 general election, many Nigerians never believed that the change the party promised will...

Hypocrisy of our leaders

 African leaders are a unique lot, once in power they always seem to outdo those they once castigated as incompetent.Frederick Chiluba was a maverick...

Understanding Maitama Sule’s logic

Not many so-called elder statesmen in Nigeria today command the respect, attention and admiration of their countrymen.But Alhaji Maitama Sule does fall into the...

Who wants Ekiti up in flames?

Steadily, actions of security agencies, especially the Department of State Services (DSS) and that of the Governor Ayodele Fayose-led administration have continued to heighten...

APC: Baraje’s timely warning?

The warning by a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Kawu Baraje, on Sunday, that the party may break into factions unless...