General Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria. Photo: STATEGOV

Why are we like this?

My friend, Henry, was a Cameroonian. We were classmates at the University of Lagos years ago. He was a voluble man. But each time something surprised or shocked him about Nigeria and
5 years ago
Young Kolade Johnson. Photo/fivibe

Killings, killings everywhere

Everywhere in our country today the wind is moaning the mournful sound of suffering, pain, tragedy and death. Wherever we are in our rooms, kitchens, streets, footpaths or wherever we suffer the
5 years ago
[FILES] Nigerians hold up the national flag. (Photo by SODIQ ADELAKUN / AFP)

The systematic grounding of Nigeria

Sir: What I want to tell Muhideen Akorede is that until you privatise water supply, Nigerians will never see why they should pay for water. The good thing about it is that
5 years ago
A group of children walk past rubbles and remains of a house following an attack, at the Sajeri village, on the outskirts of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, on January 8, 2019. - Fighters of the Islamic State group-backed Boko Haram and loyal to the factional leader Abubakar Shekau attacked Sajeri village on the outskirts of the Nigerian city Maiduguri, killing three people. At the same time, militants aligned to Boko Haram faction attacked a military facility in Auno, some 23 kilometres (15 miles) south of the city. (Photo by Audu MARTE / AFP)

Nigeria groans under war against Boko Haram

Sir: In 2017, a police recruit committed suicide the very day he received his letter of posting, indicating that he was posted to Borno State, the heartland of the war against Boko
6 years ago
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Head of State Abdulsalami Abubakar at the AU Summit in Addis Ababa. January 2018. Photo: Twitter/mbuhari

Buhari versus Obasanjo in Nigeria nowadays

Sir: Nigeria’s President, General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB) has succeeded in creating another distraction from his perpetration of carnage, genocide, and economic destruction of Nigeria by declaring, in his fourth year in office,
6 years ago
President and Fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Ahmed I. Yakasai

PSN commends Buhari on health reforms

President PSN, Ahmed I. Yakasai, and National Secretary PSN, Gbologade Iyiola, in a press statement noted: “We are particularly delighted that the President looked fit, hale and hearty on his return which
7 years ago