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Should Buhari Get Four Plus Four?

Incumbent presidential elections are usually framed as a referendum on stewardship. But where the opposition is either weak or running a less than coordinated...

Atiku, Buhari and the Prophecies

As it is common with this season, we have in the past two days been treated to a deluge of prophecies from religious clerics...

The Embedded Lessons in Chief Daddy

  The Embedded Lessons in Chief Daddy There is a way in which one can see a parody of Nigeria in the movie, ‘Chief Daddy’: the...

Badeh and a Nation Under the Gun

The circumstances under which Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh died on Tuesday underscore the gravity of the security challenge facing us in Nigeria today....

The Trial of Citizen Amina Mohammed

The Trial of Citizen Amina Mohammed On Monday last week, the Department of State Services (DSS) paraded in Abuja a woman named Amina Mohammed allegedly...

A Tale from Three Cities

“Oro buruku toun terin” That Yoruba adage which, according to my sister, Molara Wood, means that the best way to temper a very serious matter...

Dead, Buried and Forgotten

Although we still don’t know the actual number of gallant men and officers of the Nigerian army that we lost or the operating environment...

Atiku, Buhari and 2019 Fantasy Island

Every election season in countries well-governed, citizens expect that the policy documents of the leading candidates will contain not only promises but also what...

Minimum Wage, Maximum Palaver

After no fewer than 16 meetings and protracted negotiations with the organised private sector, the authorities in the 36 states and the federal government,...

Ambode and the Godfather’s Rage

…When in 2014, he was asked about his successor, Fashola said he was not worried yet at the same time expressed concern. “I hope,...