Columns

Can Buhari Separate Two Chickens In A Fight?, By Festus Adedayo

A combination of a peacemaking-phobic nature and Ayariga’s thesis of a Buhari whose senescence has literally grounded Nigeria, have resulted in the reign of a ceremonial president who knows next to nothing about what happens around him. Or who just doesn’t care. This is clearly Nigeria’s hugest burden at the…
See More »
[sc:"post loop ad"]
Opinion

Sowore, IPOB, and the Naked Beating of Ekweremadu, By SKC Ogbonnia

President Buhari must rise beyond sheer dogmatism and admit that the state is truly falling Only a poon ignores the potential of the heavily funded but regional IPOB, with a worldwide membership, fusing with a broad-based national outfit like #RevolutionNow. The naked beating of Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Germany evokes…
See More »
Opinion

Now That The Young Can Run, By Chris Ngwodo

...any insurgence of youth in our politics must herald the ascendancy of progressive ideas. Among other things, this entails a rejection of sexism, misogyny and inequality, and the dismantling of the criminalised funding structures of parties which politically weaponise poverty and sustain a corrupt officialdom. The recent passage of the…
See More »
Opinion

Aisha Buhari: The Critic In the Other Room, By Reuben Abati

Mrs. Buhari’s conduct is unusual; it is shocking in its extra-ordinariness. To put it directly, it smacks of treachery and disloyalty. But it has fetched her enormous praise. My brother and colleague, Dele Momodu, a one-time Buharist, no, in fact a Buharideen, now a thoroughly disappointed “wailing wailer” has written…
See More »
Opinion

Zahra and Aisha Buhari As Fashionable Aso Rock Clinic Critics, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

If Buhari cannot fix the Aso Rock clinic, how on earth will Zahra or Aisha convince the people that he can fix the larger health sector, or even the country itself? Their public upbraid of the clinic is self-indictive, unless they can prove that they tried, but failed, to privately…
See More »
Opinion

Aisha Buhari: Governor Fayose and Ignorance 101, By Abdulrafiu Lawal

Our lawmakers will do Nigerians a lot of good by heeding Nuhu Ribadu’s advise, given several years ago, that there is the need to create a law and process that evaluates the mental state of people before allowing them to run for elected public office. If heeded, this will save…
See More »
12