Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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...
President Jonathan set up the Steve Oronsaye panel to design a template for reducing the workforce, apparently because recurrent expenditure was consuming about 74 per cent of the federal government’s budget. Almost three years after the panel’s report was...
This is the address President Goodluck Jonathan OUGHT TO deliver tomorrow: Fellow Nigerians: In the past, I used to feign unperturbed by the scale of wickedness perpetrated by the dregs of humanity that have waged a war of blame on our...
What is responsible for the current cash squeeze in the country? Everywhere you go and wherever you turn, everyone is moaning. Not just the poor and the impoverished. Even the legislators who get paid N15-20m per month for spending...