Six years of excuses, 22 years of locusts - Part 2
As I was saying on this sixth anniversary of the Buhari administration, our leaders at all levels have a responsibility to swallow their pride and vanity and focus intentionally on robust investment in education quality, lest we will continue to celebrate excuses and continue to read from Walter Rodney....
My journalistic mission to Abuja … 30 years ago
All glory for this milestone must be to the Lord; For He is worthy of my praise; No man on earth should give glory to himself; All the glory must be to the Lord!
How did Ismaila Isa defend press freedom?
We should not allow the state of anomie that has paralysed most analyses of the way we are at the moment to pave the way for our elders in the news media to get away with their recent provocative and hasty act – naming the NIJ House after the late Ismaila Isa Funtua.
What our leaders sow, they reap
Do not be deceived; God is not mocked: for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap; For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption; But he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life.
Buhari and ‘the writing on the wall’
My concern today centres on the consequences of ‘the writing on the wall’ that our leader, Muhammadu Buhari may not bother to read at this time. He doesn’t seem to like anyone raising any alarms around him, even if it they are of national security dimension.
A time for everything
To everything, there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; a time to kill....
A colloquium notebook on ‘corruption and insecurity’
I would like to ask for permission to suspend the conversation on Guberwatch this week because more trees have fallen on our trees and the topmost should be removed first as our elders have consistently advised.I attended an unusual one-day conference organised by an old soldier....
‘Because our leaders don’t love us’
As we continue with intensive search for purposeful and dynamic leadership for our great country that failure of leadership continues to diminish, let’s step aside this week from analysing prominent but insignificant issues and switch to some significant ones....