Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Implementation of the agenda to scuttle the 2015 elections and elongate the tenure of incumbent officeholders has started in earnest. I saw it coming, months ago. But, even now, many have not read the handwriting on the wall. It’s...
Had he lived up to this Sunday, Nigeria’s first president Dr Nnamdi Benjamin Azikiwe would have clocked 110 years. It’s not likely there is any Nigerian alive today that is Zik’s age mate. The oldest person in the entire...
Karl Marx’s thesis that economic conditions determine the basis of existence is yet to be proved wrong. It is one tool I always apply in the course of discovering the real motives behind what people say or do. But...
One of my Facebook friends took me to task on Thursday by asking me to explain how a presidential aspirant would recoup the N27.5m he paid for his nomination form. Since the legitimate income of a Nigerian president is...
Perhaps, the presumed talks with Boko Haram and the publicised truce on Friday were a hoax after all. Were it not so, the abducted Chibok schoolgirls would have been freed on Friday or, latest, Saturday morning. Up until the...
A very reliable source told me that, if the Adamawa State bye-election had been conducted yesterday, it would have been a walkover for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate. The impostor that was removed by a court last week,...
Left to me, every October 6 would be a public holiday. It is perhaps by divine providence that the Nigerian government has made this Monday a holiday to celebrate Eid el-Kabir. Thus, I enjoin corporate bodies and individuals sharing...
Left to me, every October 6 would be a public holiday. It is perhaps by divine providence that the Nigerian government has made this Monday a holiday to celebrate Eid el-Kabir. Thus, I enjoin corporate bodies and individuals sharing...
Forty years ago – on October 1, 1974 – General Yakubu Gowon made his famous broadcast in which he said that handing over the reins of government to civilians on October 1, 1976, which he had earlier promised at...
By ANIEBO NWAMU Last week, one of my readers reminded me of the thankless job newspaper columnists do. After reading the piece entitled “3million Jobs In 300 Days”, Mr A. Abba (+2348036465434) sent me a text message: “You are giving...