By ANIEBO NWAMU I experienced culture shock for the first time not in America or England but in Bauchi, Nigeria, sometime in 1990. A colleague had walked into our office at the Federal Secretariat, one morning, to...
By ODILIM ENWEGBARA No modern capitalist economy allows its forex management policy to be in the hands of just one man –  one man so powerful that he decides who gets the forex and how much....

Bad Loans or Bad Banks?

By ANIEBO NWAMU A younger Nigerian with a burning desire for greatness got excited after reading a statement issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in July this year. The sweet-sounding release that arrested the...
By ANIEBO NWAMU Improvements in telecom services have appeared at the top of political campaign points in Nigeria since 2003.  As has become customary, there will be no limit to the claims of politicians...
By ANIEBO NWAMU Nigeria’s brand of democracy looks like an HIV/AIDS patient. Its health deteriorates with each round of elections. The incidence of violence before, during and after polls has risen steadily from 1999....
By ANIEBO NWAMU What would happen if the Nigerian government proscribed ASUU, NASU, NANS and their cousins in polytechnics and colleges of education? What if, in a bid to prevent them from regrouping (as they...
By ANIEBO NWAMU A white man I met at Apo Mechanic Village in Abuja, recently, stood stupefied as near-illiterate young men dismembered his car to work on it. In no time, they replaced a...
By ODILIM ENWEGBARA I would have been surprised if the Buhari government had distanced itself from Nasir el-Rufai's diplomatic and security blunder. By supporting him, the Buhari administration has confirmed to the world leaders who could have...
By ANIEBO NWAMU Everywhere you turn in Nigeria, there’s a drama of the absurd to watch. The issue of the national minimum wage is one of them. An assembly of former and current leaders of the country...

Call Yari to Order

By ABBA MAHMOOD -- Zamfara is one of the most unfortunate states in Nigeria. It has one of the greatest potentialities but it has not been lucky to have good leadership. It consists...

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