Writing the review of the biography of Senator Dr Alex Usman Kadiri, is like writing the story of all young pupils of Northern Nigeria before and after independence. Dr Alex Usman Kadiri went to school during the administration of late Sir Ahmadu Bello, Sardauna of Sokoto...
2 Oct 2022
“Between good friends, brothers shall I say there must be frank understanding. Lack of frankness leads to suspicion, suspicion engenders mistrust and mistrust breeds enmity. But so long as we speak with an open mind and know one another’s thoughts and respect them even though we cannot agree with them, we shall remain good friends.”…
16 Sep 2022
The late premier of the Northern Region, Sir Ahmadu Bello, Sardauna Sokoto, was once quoted to have said that it was his duty to blow his own trumpet because other people were busy blowing theirs and would not bother to blow his own for him.
14 Aug 2022
He said Nigeria’s founding fathers, including, former Premiers of Western, Northern and Eastern regions; Obafemi Awolowo, Ahmadu Bello & Nnamdi Azikiwe never had nationalistic views but were focused
3 Feb 2022
We need to salute the courage of those who are declaring for the position of the President of Nigeria. I don’t know of any elected leader of Nigeria who has gotten the job by seriously working on the assignment.
15 Jul 2021
Kaduna used to be the seat of power for the former Northern Region. That was the capital from where Sir Ahmadu Bello ruled the region for more than 10 years.
6 Jul 2021
As things stand today, the socio-political health of the country is a legitimate cause for grave concern because unlike previous crises that we had somehow managed to circumnavigate, the unprecedented insecurity....
30 May 2021
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday, lamented that 60 years after the death of Premier of Northern Region, Sardauna of Sokoto, Sir Ahmadu Bello, the North was yet to produce quality leaders that could pilot its affairs.
25 Mar 2021
Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State, is a Yoruba city. It is now in the throes of a self-inflicted crisis caused by the hijab, the head covering favoured by Muslim laity for their women folks. It is also loved by some Christians, especially the Catholics. It originated from the Middle-East where women are subjected to…
23 Feb 2021
Nigeria is a country living in denial of its division, challenges and troubled chequered history. Anybody who lays claim to the fact that the country is one is living in illusion or outrightly delusional
4 Feb 2021
One of the most contentious question of the 1958 Manchester House Nigerian Constitutional Conference in London was whether Nigeria was worth keeping at all.
27 Nov 2020
Three weeks or so ago as of this writing, the leading political lights in northern Nigeria - state governors, federal and state legislators, ministers and a host of very important people – met in the old regional capital, Kaduna. I perked up my ears. I thought that a minor miracle had happened and these important…