Thursday

Jega’s Poisoned Chalice

It was the late Kwame Nkrumah who admonished his fellow Ghanaians to “seek ye first the political kingdom, and all things shall be added to you”. When Nkrumah made that statement during the struggle for Ghana’s... Full Story...

2015: Year of the Long Knives?

The Night of the Long Knives is an expression often used to refer to the purge that took place in Nazi Germany between 30 June and 2 July 1934 when the Nazi regime carried out a series of politically motivated ... Full Story...

Re-Deconstructing Buhari

When you write about Buhari on the eve of an election year in which he may be a candidate, and what you have written is anything short of a hagiography, you know you are looking for trouble with his army of pas... Full Story...

Deconstructing Buhari

Recent press reports and the reading of the body language of APC’s leaders seem to suggest that the party is zeroing on Muhammadu Buhari as its ‘consensus’ presidential candidate. While I cannot claim to know G... Full Story...