Calming Political tension in the land

The political war drums are already being rolled out – ahead of 2015. There is understandably palpable apprehension in the land. No one really...

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’...

A nation at war with itself

The  recent   bomb attack in a bus terminus at Nyanya, a bustling outskirts of Abuja,  by a suicide bomber suspected to be a Boko...

Tambuwal will be the nightmare scenario for PDP

I had a tough argument with a reader who had a very dim view of my last week’s article in which I opined that...

APC will be making a mistake with Muslim-Muslim ticket

As the All Progressives Congress (APC) prepares for its ward, state and national congresses, the media have been awash with speculations that the party...

Manipulators of Public Perception: Between Olisa Metuh and Lai Mohammed

There are lots of similarities between Olisa Metuh and Alhaji Lai Mohammed. Besides being the Publicity Secretary of PDP and APC respectively, both are...

NIS, Virtual Jobs and the Death of a Dream

The outrage that trailed the death of 15 (or 20 job applicants depending on whose figures you believe) is understandable. As it were, the...

Jack Straw, Governor Amaechi and the Nigerian condition

Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw and former  Prime Minister of Ireland, John Burton were among the high-profile speakers at a one-day international  conference...

Oyerinde’s murder: Time to start appreciating the police?

One of news that dominated the media early last year was the alleged shoddy investigation by the police of the murder of Comrade Olaitan...

Sanusi and the Perils of a Two-Party System

Long before the country became effectively a two-party dominant political system, and the APC, which brought this about acquired its current swagger, Sanusi Lamido...

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