Analyzing Nigeria is arduous if you seek to speak truth to power. Many Nigerians, mostly the leaders and elite make speeches unceasingly. Such conventional speeches tend to be largely rhetorical.
BRF: How not to work
It was like a shuttle in a projectile – let’s call it the BRF projectile. Of course, BRF being Babatunde Raji Fashola, the three-in-one federal minister in charge of Power, Works and Housing.
Nigeria – a snake without head
Most of the time, one cannot but wonder if something is uniquely wrong with Nigeria’s destiny, considering that any forward step she takes is immediately followed by a thousand ones backward.
Trump’s epic battle with the press
Trump needs to win this battle to do what he promised in his electoral campaign – to make America great again. For now he believes it is the press with its “fake news” that is slowing him down.
The frills, thrills and heckles of the Buhari vacation saga
Perhaps no other piece of news has arrested the attention of the nation or captivated our collective consciousness these three weeks past than the poorly-managed vacation of President Muhammadu Buhari.
At once poor, proud and profligate
If Lagos residents practise energy conservation, an amount of N38 billion could be saved annually, equivalent to about 50 per cent of Lagos State budget for the whole of the Health sector in 2016.
At comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty
The CTBT makes it very difficult for countries to develop nuclear bombs for the first time, or for countries that already have them, to make more powerful bombs.
2017 budget process: Change in the right direction
Without doubt, the 2017 Appropriation process has been without the several controversies that trailed the 2016 process. This can be attributed to nothing other than the better rapport...
When knowledge is not enough
His audience was not gathered to hear him narrate some policy initiatives of the Federal Government in which some technical anecdotes would be spewed...