Change Tempered by Pessimism, Anchored by Hope

By Oseloka H. Obaze One year is too brief a time to assess President Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency, but the past twelve months offered Nigerians a...

Why I cannot #StandwithAishaBuhari

I will like to preface my commentary on the reported re-tweets by the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, of some uncomplimentary tweets about...

Colonel Kabiru Salisu–91 Days With Boko Haram

A man is wearing black, black shoes, socks, trousers, lumper gloves. He is walking down a black street with all the street lamps off....

IGR: The Unknown Known, Finds Its Niche

The cliché "there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes" just assumed greater validity in Nigeria. Death is ever present. But taxes...

Re: Boko Haram and Tambuwal

Each of my articles in the last three weeks generated loads of responses. I have always cherished the idea of publishing periodically the readers’...

Youth unemployment in a rebased economy

A few days after the figures of Nigeria’s rebased GDP were made public last week, The Punch newspaper carried a very frightening front page...

Deciphering the Value of the Infrastructure Loan

Great value was lost in the skewed reportage of the keynote address delivered by Mohammad Sanusi, Emir of Kano in Abuja on 2 December,...

Who will tell Mr. Buhari?

No matter how stout, long and turgid a penis. Its erection cannot intimidate a vagina. In short, a vagina masterminded the rise and fall...

A Wicked Weekend in Abuja

This last weekend in Abuja, was well, wicked! Wicked, as in packed full of fun and happenings. I mean a roller-coaster from Friday to Sunday....

The Role of Nigerian Media in Nation-Building (I)

It is fairly axiomatic that in any democracy, the media plays an indispensable role in creating, moulding and reflecting public opinion. Edmund Burke, the...

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