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Thursday, 21 March 2019

What To Expect From The 2019 Presidential Election In Nigeria

By Jideofor Adibe Nigeria’s presidential election scheduled for February 16, 2019, will be the country’s sixth since May 1999, when the military handed over power to a democratically elected civilian government. Though there are 73 political parties fielding candidates in the election,…

Buratai As Troops “Man Friday”

By David Onmeje In Nigeria, most leaders often present themselves as the Greek philosopher kings of ancient times. They brandish themselves as all-knowing, and untouchables. They are people who cannot be counseled, and most times elevate themselves in magisterial eminence,…

Why Obasanjo’s Voice Still Matters

By Jideofor Adibe Obasanjo’s recent 16-page letter to Buhari, which sounds more like a state-of-the nation address, has, as expected, dominated the deadlines since it was delivered on Sunday, January 20, 2019. Titled, ‘Points for Concern’, the 4,018-word commentary was a…

Buhari’s New IGP

Nallah Mohammed Zagga, Abuja I won’t support injustice because it favours me at the expense of others. A southerner should have been appointed to replace the just retired Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim. Instead another northerner, Abubakar Adamu from…

Buratai- Media Friendly Disposition And The Need For Synergy

Buratai’s Media-Friendly Disposition and the Need for Synergy By David Onmeje When I stumbled on the news report by Daily Trust Newspaper for Sunday 6th January 2018, I screamed to myself that this was too much information for public consumption….

NEMA’s Impactful Outing In The Northeast

NEMA’s impactful outing in the northeast By Abdulkareem Abdul- Samad The National Emergency Management Agency, (NEMA) is in the news again. This time around for the good of humanity. I am one of those that have long questioned the heavy…

Shettima’s Tears and Fear Mongering

Shettima’s Tears and Fear Mongering By Abel Audu At a time when an average Nigerian politician appears to have taken courses in film acting and stage performance, the tears shed by Borno state governor, Kashim Ibrahim Shettima when he led…