Category: Politics

My outrage fatigue about Nigeria

My outrage fatigue about Nigeria

By Farooq A. Kperogi In the last few months, I’ve noticeably scaled down the frequency and intensity of my social media involvement with Nigeria, and scores of people have reached out to ask why. The short answer is that I am suffering from a psychological phenomenon called outrage fatigue. Late African-American civil rights activist Fannie … Continue reading My outrage fatigue about Nigeria

Nigeria: Rethorics that binds and binds

By Elempe Dele In 2014, during a seminar in Kaduna, covered by Vanguard Newspaper, General Buhari said he was fully committed to Sharia and its implementation sweeping the whole country. That was after the then Zamfara, Sani Yerima, who was also a paedophile, a fanatic and later a regular visitor to EFCC, declared that his … Continue reading Nigeria: Rethorics that binds and binds

Nigeria is printing money- the road to Zimbabwe

By Nick Agule Within the last week a war of words has ensued over the management of the Nigerian economy with Gov Obaseki of Edo State firing the first salvo by accusing the FG of the catastrophic management of economy alleging that the FG is printing money to fund federal allocations. Nigeria's Finance Minister Mrs … Continue reading Nigeria is printing money- the road to Zimbabwe

Northern leaders? The north is an orphan

By Babayola M. Toungo The Mambilla Hydro-electric power project, a $5.8 billion, 3050MW project was given a Federal Executive Council (FEC) approval and an EPC contract was signed with a consortium of Chinese companies in November 2017. After the media hype on how the government has succeeded in making the project a reality (?) where … Continue reading Northern leaders? The north is an orphan

Buhari is too lazy, he contested election to get power, money—Yakasai

The elder statesman believes that Nigeria’s problems cannot be solved until there are key strategies put in place. Nonagenarian politician, Tanko Yakasai, says President Muhammadu Buhari is too lazy to solve Nigeria’s problems, insisting he only presented himself for election “to have power and make money.” Yakasai, who served as an aide to former President … Continue reading Buhari is too lazy, he contested election to get power, money—Yakasai

New IGP, Ebube Agu And Other Stories

By Reuben Abati As for former Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu, would it not have been better if he had taken his exit, most honourably, on February 1, the exact date he was supposed to leave service after 35 years? The removal of former Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu by President Muhammadu Buhari … Continue reading New IGP, Ebube Agu And Other Stories