Mallam Abba Kyari
Open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari: Re-state of insecurity in Nigeria
Mr. President, you may recall that on October 5, 2018, I had audience with you in your office. In that meeting, with your then Chief of Staff, the late Mallam Abba Kyari, in attendance, we touched on a number of issues including...
APC and the next unavoidable zoning challenge
Which is the most likely geopolitical zone to produce the All Progressives Congress´s (APC) presidential standard-bearer in 2023? The right answer happens to be one, which most APC insiders...
Lessons from my interaction with Mallam Abba Kyari
I met Mallam Abba Kyari for the first time when I was very young. As the Executive Secretary of Nigeria-Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NACCI), I had an appointment...
One death and why the poor must not be kept hungry
The death of Mallam Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to the President, has brought home to us the grim reality of the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating possibilities.
Why forces for, against Kyari clash over new CoS
Barely 24 hours after his remains were interred in Gudu cemetery, serious political storm around Nigeria’s presidency is raging between those in the camp...
Lagos government contradicts self on private treatment of Coronavirus
Weeks after Lagos State government said it would advise private hospitals not to treat Coronavirus patients, it has declared that it accredited First Cardiology Consultants, Lagos, where Mallam Abba Kyari died on Friday.
Why Buhari is not coming down hard on Kyari, Monguno
For Nigerians who expected President Muhammadu Buhari to come down hard on his kitchen cabinet, otherwise dubbed the cabal, for exposing the lack of cohesion...
Understanding Umahi’s politics of ambivalence
If there is any state governor that knows the power of federal might and courts it that governor must be the Ebonyi State’s Chief Executive, Mr. David Nweze Umahi.
Presidency: Delegated responsibilities and Kyari’s stroke of Luck
Not until recently, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari has been a victim of mistaken identity. From August 2015, when he was announced as the chief of staff to the President, most Nigerians took Mallam Abba Kyari to be the same Abba Kyari that served as military governor of North Central State.