Tuesday, January 25, 2022
--By UMAR SA'AD HASSAN -- Dear Mallam Garba Shehu: They say if your father is garlic and your mother onion, you can't smell good. Defending President Buhari's performance is practically impossible and…  no, it’s not because he has assembled unarguably the...
By ANIEBO NWAMU My belief in the efficacy of market forces as the cure for voodoo economics remains unshaken. And so I welcome the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) which came into effect this Monday. What irks me is its lateness...
The politicians may spend the two years left of the current regime talking about rail projects for which they’re seeking almost $6billion loan from the China EXIM Bank. Last year, transportation minister Rotimi Amaechi hinted that several rail tracks...
By Sheddy Ozoene -- The outset of the process for nominating the governorship candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Enugu State, had produced a motley crowd of aspirants. The prediction then was that, if not properly managed, the entire...
By ANIEBO NWAMU In a drama programme I watched on NTA, in the late 1980s, a “presidential candidate” during a debate among contestants said he would direct the Central Bank of Nigeria to print N160million so that each of the...
By UDEME NANA  Several accounts have it that the genie escaped in an animal market in Wuhan, China, and conspiracy theorists are debating whether it was an accidental discharge of a biological weapon. Some argue that it was deliberately released by China to...
By ABBA MAHMOOD – After 103 days for a follow-up medical vacation in the United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Abuja on Saturday, August 19, 2017, to a tumultuous welcome. He had been away for 49 days from January...
By UMAR SA'AD HASSAN Dear Mr President To protect the supremacy of the rule of law, you had us fighting for a former national security adviser alleged to have shared money meant to arm our troops among his cronies while insurgents killed...
When I read that former presidents Obasanjo and Jonathan had travelled to London to meet with President Buhari, in a bid to solve the crisis provoked by the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), I felt pity for Nigeria. Both former...
For the first time in many years, I’m hearing something positive coming from the hallowed chambers of the Nigerian Senate. In a resolution, penultimate week, the upper chamber of the legislature asked the federal executive to forward the report...