The ultimate whistle blower
The figures are mind-bugling! Fifty million US dollars. Thousands of British pounds. Billions of Nigerian naira. And Euros in their millions are here reposing in unhealthy closeness to one another.
The life and times of NA7
At the time he took over as governor, the percentage of Yorubas in the Nigerian Army including in the Senior Military cadre, was less than 5% and it became worse at that time that no Yoruba officer was posted to that region to serve.
Lessons from the reopened Abuja airport
In The Trouble with Nigeria, Chinua Achebe, one of our greatest writers, sums up our many lost opportunities to achieve greatness despite our being endowed with vast human and natural resources as a case of “snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.
The ‘Yorùbá’ nation and Omolúwàbí renaming proposal
I have never hidden the fact that I am a proud Yoruba person who appreciates the cultural richness of the Yoruba people. For instance, I have been fascinated, right from my youth, about the accommodating capacity and the republican pedigree of the Yoruba ....
Yes, some states in the north are failing
Recent uproar amongst some members of the elite in northern geopolitical zones of Nigeria following remarks made by the Emir of Kano, His Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, missed or deliberately ignored a central message that, many states in the northern geopolitical zones....
Our moments of angst
The latest discovery of $43.4 million, N23.3 million and 27,800 pounds in a flat at the Osborne Towers in Ikoyi, Lagos, has unarguably been the biggest of such discoveries by the EFCC.
As Nigeria hosts World Conference of Banking Institutes
In its 42nd year since it debuted in Scotland, United Kingdom in 1975, the World Conference of Banking Institutes (WCBI) will, for the first time, be hosted by Nigeria, courtesy of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).
Perseverance the ‘magic-key’
Back home, President Buhari contested the nation’s most exalted office many times before he eventually won the 2015 election. This is the first time we saw the virtue of perseverance translate into reality in our politics.