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My President Says I Am Lazy

I am a young man under 30, I struggle every day just to get by.Every day I work hard using my intellectual ability and skill to make a living legitimately, toiling under the unbearable and harsh conditions of my country, yet my…

Where is President Buhari?

The recent happenings in our nation have led to the question, where is president Buhari? The answer remains a deafening silence. A lot of drama has been unfolding and revealing itself since the inception of this administration, hardly would…

Now That The Governors Are Back

Fellow Nigerians, this has been a week of feverish action and frenetic activity between Nigeria and Great Britain. I assume that all Nigerians know that our dear beloved President is currently a resident of the beautiful city of London, not…

So, who is afraid of a stronger naira?

The popular understanding of the mechanism for determining naira exchange rates is that its rate becomes stronger when the international price of crude oil rebounds and we earn increasing foreign exchange.However, it has always been a…

PMB and the descendants of Shimei

There is nothing new under the sun, goes a popular saying. In fact, the more things seem to change, the more they appear the same.From time immemorial, some people have spoken evil of leadership, cast aspersions on them, and generally…

PDP and its 2019 dream

All things being equal, Nigerians should expect a massive exodus of politicians from their current political parties into the Peoples Democratic Party soon.Although it looked like a dead lion just couple of days ago, the judgment of the…

The Nigerian zoo story

Anyone who thought that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo would return from visiting President Muhammadu Buhari to contribute to the conversation on the metaphor of the animal kingdom that started on the Facebook page of Senator Shehu Sani…

Magu at the barricade of Abuja pirates

The introduction lately of the impeachment kite into the ongoing tussle between the executive and the legislative branches over the jugular of the EFCC – and potentially the soul of Nigeria’s still fragile democracy – has injected a new…

Lawmaker As Porn Star?

So, a decade after bequeathing Sharia to Yobe and a quarter century political career during which he served thrice as Governor, Bukar Abba Ibrahim would end up the new face of pornography in Nigeria. What makes this feat quite…

The Nnamdi Kanu Phenomenon

The most discussed subject in Nigeria today is what is called “restructuring” and indeed so popular is this subject that it has attracted the attention of roadside commentators, the bright, the not-so-bright, the mischievous and the…

Yoruba: The Sick Man Of Nigeria

I borrowed the title of my article from the expression “sick man of Europe commonly referred to the Turkish Empire.” In the 19th century, it was believed that Turkey had fallen under the financial control of other nations. In the 1920s,…

So Evans knows there is a court of law?

I was flabbergasted and perused, to borrow a phrase once used by my senior school mate, when I read stories last week about billionaire kidnapper Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike aka Evans dragging the Police Inspector General, Lagos State Police…