Show me a Nigerian Politician who would rather lose a credible election than win in a flawed process Last week, Thursday 22nd February to be precise; the media was awash with revelation made by erstwhile Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC); Professor Attahiru Jega that, “the desperation and recklessness of
By Yushau A. Shuaib A sudden political change occurred recently when an international businessman, Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa emerged the new South African President. He has impacted positively on the life of his people through Shanduka Group, a company he founded with investments in the energy sector, real estate, banking, insurance, and
By Farooq Kperogi Three days after offering a 3-million-naira bounty on Boko Haram factional leader Abubakar Shekau (whom Nigerian military authorities had claimed to have killed several times!), the BBC reported today that when our valiant troops came close to capturing him alive, they were told by higher-ups to back off.
By Fredrick Nwabufo Karma is “a spiritual principle of cause and effect where the intent and actions of an individual influence the future of that individual”. In Buddhism, it refers to “actions driven by intention, a deed done deliberately through body, speech or mind, which leads to future consequences”. I am not a
By Sufuyan Ojeifo and Ariyo-Dare Atoye Writing about the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and its leadership is one and the same thing. EFCC is its leadership and the leadership of the commission is the commission. Dissecting the leadership of Mr. Ibrahim Magu at the EFCC is an enterprise that
By Farooq Kperogi The question I always ask people who talk of the Buhari administration’s “success” in “downgrading” or “technically defeating” Boko Haram (whatever in the world that means) is: what exactly has Buhari done that hasn’t been done by his predecessor to bring about his so-called success? They can’t answer
The question I always ask people who talk of the Buhari administration’s “success” in “downgrading” or “technically defeating” Boko Haram (whatever in the world that means) is: what exactly has Buhari done that hasn’t been done by his predecessor to bring about his so-called success? They can’t answer it. The
By Prince Chinedu Obi (Ohamadike) One of the greatest weaknesses of man is his reluctance to take responsibility for his action or inaction. Experience has shown that Africa and Nigeria in particular has over the years witnessed poor governance rating and has consequently, remained largely undeveloped due to the unwillingness of