Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Change Has Come

0
By Abba Mahmood -- What is happening in the country is unimaginable. The awareness and level of mobilization is simply unprecedented. The world now knows that even the Nigerian public is not docile and that it can react to impunity and...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo who recently published a three-volume autobiography, My Watch, deserves thanks. The book contains several national issues from past to present and chronicles his life from birth till the time of writing. While I haven’t had...
By Umar Sa'ad Hassan   I know what good morals are but you can't act like an angel when you are in hell… that’s suicide -- Tupac Amaru Shakur   Like every Nigerian out there, I want what’s best for this nation, but...
Two different, yet somewhat related, reports in the national media struck me in the last week of November. The first report quoted the Benue State governor, Gabriel Suswan, as confessing that, like most governments in Nigeria, his government, already in...
By Abba Mahmood It was the late Senate president Dr Chuba Okadigbo who once said, “It takes political sagacity to know political arithmetic”. Okadigbo was in the best position to know this fact. He read politics, taught politics, played politics...
My dear General Muhammadu Buhari, this is coming rather late and yet early: it is late to offer advice on the choice of your running mate in next February’s presidential election; I am celebrating your 72nd birth anniversary three...
While addressing the stakeholders of his party recently, the very distraught Governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko complained openly that he had received a threatening sms from the very powerful national security adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki, who happens to be a prominent Sokoto prince. According to the governor, he had, in a radio interview, spoken against...
It does no good to believe what does not exist to the extent that one cannot focus on what is real. That would be the greatest tragedy of any 'conspiracy' -          John Ridley   Ordinarily no one wants to listen to...
Some of my readers have reminded me of an ultimatum I gave in July: to leave Abuja if the massacre of innocent people in parts of the north did not end by the end of August 2014. I am...
Feelers from Three Arms Zone, Abuja, indicate that both the Senate and the House of Representatives have collected enough signatures needed to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan and remove him from office. They have also compiled more than enough “impeachable...