When a form of internal house cleaning mechanism took place (and still) going on at the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), there was not much media scrutiny, but hell was let loose when the exercise started yielding results. A… Read More ›
It is no longer mere hints that the political atmosphere in Nigeria, for the 2019 contests, has moved to top gears, with many aspirants jostling and building political bridges. It is ‘‘full story’’, especially as many interest groups, like the… Read More ›
An unprecedented defiance of the established order took place about two weeks ago, but it did not look like the authorities took notice of its far reaching consequences. For the first time in the history of the Labour movement, workers… Read More ›
Laifin babba, rowa, laifin yaro, kwiuya. (The boy complains that his master is stingy, the master that his boy is lazy.) “The public does not like you to mislead or represent yourself to be something you’re not. And the other… Read More ›
This week in New York, my daughter, Eseosa, will become the first of my four children to earn a higher degree. It will be a proud moment for my family, but particularly for me.
Last week, ex-governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu state decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) after serving for eight years under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). That is not the issue; he merely joined a long list of political… Read More ›
That Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is sick is now worldwide news. But he is not sick; he is very sick. We know that because the tea leaves tell us so. We have been here before, a sad set of dynamics… Read More ›
Despite his periodic and latest efforts, there are two things on which former President, Olusegun Obasanjo may never convince the majority of Nigerians from now to only God knows when. One is his claim that, he was actually ignorant of… Read More ›
I thought former Nigeria leader Goodluck Jonathan was writing his biography. It turns out the former president has been busy writing revisionist history instead. Mr. Jonathan led Nigeria following the death of Umaru Yar’Adua in 2010. He won the 2011… Read More ›
If the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) under the leadership of acting chairman Ibrahim Magu thought it was going to receive accolades over its latest exploits, it must have been jolted by the negative reactions that followed. After the… Read More ›
What should we make of the avalanche of stunning discoveries of illicit funds in Lagos recently?
In its over 25 years of operation, the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) had not been under the radar, as it is today. Recently the commission got broadcast stations scampering helter-skelter like never before when it revoked 54 dormant broadcast licences… Read More ›