Opinion

How President Buhari Played Into the Hands of His Adversaries, By Frisky Larr

This is the tale of wilful self-desecration and self-demystification. How history will judge Buhari’s legacy will, in part, strongly depend on how much he continues to leave the narratives to his adversaries to tell and how quickly he makes amends to fix his weaknesses and rebrand his image for the…
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The Precarious Political Situation of President Muhammadu Buhari, By Frisky Larr

The president has the ill-advised habit of avoiding dialogue with the country when it is most needed. Precisely then, his silence turns out to be poison. By now, the president is well aware of the presence of a cabal in his inner circle burning to usurp his powers and even…
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Opinion

Matthew Kukah’s Christian Values and Misplaced Priorities, By Frisky Larr

Not for once has any headline captured the Bishop condemning the brazen mentality of greed in the looting of public property. With names exposed and figures poured out in public domain, not once has any word of encouragement been heard from the mouth of the Bishop urging the government to…
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Opinion

Buhari’s Civilian Presidency: Was It a Serious Misunderstanding?, By Frisky Larr

In all of these, the president is nowhere to be seen. He is nowhere to be heard. Has it been a serious misunderstanding after all is said and done? President Muhammadu Buhari will ultimately have to choose between his health and the health of Nigeria. Will he give his last…
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Opinion

Society, Debt and Repayment: An “Iborinic” Conundrum, By Frisky Larr

It’s all about debt-repayment and the imprisonment of progress. If the Iborinic conundrum scares you, think about the phenomenon of trash senators and persons in higher places, who would ordinarily are not fit to lead motorpark associations, but are now warming seats in political powerhouses, with no input to nation-building…
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Opinion

The Prophecies and Fake Prophets of the Folks that Ask for Them!, By Frisky Larr

In the usual competitive mood, the second notorious Nigerian character, who never wishes to be left behind, engages in dubious predictions, often, of incidents that have come and gone. I want us to imagine for once, what it takes to become a General in the Army anywhere in the world.…
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Opinion

Brush the Mistakes Aside and Help Buhari Save the Revolution!, By Frisky Larr

Nigeria is overdue for the reset button and for now, we have no Tunde Idiagbon on the horizon. We have no Murtala Muhammed left. No Gani Fawehimi. No Tai Solarin. All we have left, is Muhammadu Buhari. Even though trapped in the tempest and the violent waves of a brutal…
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Opinion

Yakubu Dogara: President Buhari’s First Major and Dangerous Failure!, By Frisky Larr

If Muhammadu Buhari wants to write his name in Nigeria’s history book as the cleansing General, who picked up the pieces and rebuilt the whole, he will do well to start retracing his steps very quickly, here and now. Just one misstep will be enough to obliterate a million good…
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Opinion

Just What Is President Buhari Doing – One Step Forward, Two Steps Backwards?, By Frisky Larr

Should Buhari continue on this very unpalatable and angering path of one-step-forward, two-steps-backwards, however, the ultimate solution that Nigeria will face for redemption, may be the Rawlings option or a bloody upheaval. Before then though, the president will lose no time in realising that the consequence of anger against him…
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