Columns

Buhari the Dead and His Body Double, By Festus Adedayo

My haunch is that Mr. President’s manifestation of acute withdrawal, austere energy for governance and other indices is a withdrawal syndrome associated with sufferers of the kind of ailment that he's battled, who is probably manifesting the effects of exotic drugs administered to keep him alive. The notorious rumour in…
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Opinion

This Cannot Be Your Best, Mr. President, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

...if Buhari has done his "best" with regard to security as Nigeria’s commander-in-chief, and we still record huge and widespread death counts as a result of incessant herdsmen attacks, then he has failed as the country's chief security officer and should quit the position of a more competent hand. The…
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Opinion

Nigeria: It’s Just a Few Hours To Kigali, By Festus Adedayo

The beginning of a stoppage of this collective travel on the road to Kigali is for President Buhari to apologise to the Benue people for the killings by his Fulani brothers and condemn their actions. Thereafter, he should convoke an ethnic-related meeting to trash out the issues involved. Narratives of…
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Columns

2017: Unforgettable Moments of Bizarre Leadership, By Azu Ishiekwene

Perhaps the real disappointment for me is that in a year when the video of Bukar Abba Ibrahim having a threesome proved the prowess of the 67-year-old senator and former governor beyond a doubt, Okorocha appointed a commissioner with far less requisite experience for his new Happiness ministry. Isn’t there…
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Columns

IPOB As Poisoned Chalice, By Dele Agekameh

IPOB has become the poisoned chalice, not just for its followers and Biafran supporters in general, but for all Nigerians. The python has really continued to dance in the South-East region of Nigeria. Last Wednesday, the acting chief judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdul-Kafarati, heard the attorney-general…
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