The dangerous man in North Korea
When our public officials fall asleep while attending a meeting, or an official function, the standard Nigerian reaction is to have a hearty laugh at their expense. Harmless laughter.
TSA at one: Where do we go from here?
When the gains of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration are counted, the implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy will make the list. Before the policy, Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) operated thousands of questionable and poorly monitored bank accounts. This bred systemic corruption, compromised revenue remittances and deposit dormancy. But the implementation of…
Preventing the scourge of malnutrition in Kaduna State
Stakeholders in health sector observe that reported cases of malnutrition among children and women in the country have become a public health concern in recent times.
Bank of Agriculture, agric revolution and matters arising
The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) recently signed an agreement with Lovol, one of the leading Chinese technology companies that specialises in the manufacturing of tractors, to execute a 300 million-dollar agricultural mechanisation programme in the country.
America and the man-no-be-wood Nigerian lawmakers
There has been no shortage of controversy and hair-raising incidents from the 8th National Assembly of Nigeria, but nothing breaks the heart more than the name-them-shame-them ...
PMB and APC: Of magic, chaanji and chains
This is not an assessment of the first year tenure of the author and finisher of body language or how APC has fared as a party in power, rather than an opposition party.
The president as chief diplomat
I read an interesting article recently in which the author, objecting to President Muhammadu Buhari’s frequent travels abroad pointed out that Presidential spokespersons since 1999, including this writer...
Boni Yayi: Our Friend Next Door
Our neighbours to the West, the Republic of Benin, have just concluded a Presidential election, which has been considered free, fair and peaceful, from the first round, to the run-off, which produced...