How the north benefits from restructuring
Opponents of restructuring who argue that the northern geo-political zones stand to lose influence and power if the country is geo-politically and fiscally reconfigured are badly mistaken.
Imperative of democratic policies for stable polity
Easily the deadliest poisons to our national democratic life are personalisation of loyalty and concentration of political and administrative powers at the centre, initiated and controlled...
The road we should not have taken
When life in the present tense becomes difficult or outright a hard scrabble, it is both easy and tempting to wallow in the somnolence of nostalgia. And romanticise the past as the golden period of our national history.
Money, money, everywhere
Irony of ironies. We are passing through a deep recession with its excruciating pains of, you got it, nairalessness. The last time we had financial pains close to this was in the Second Republic when President Shehu Shagari...
Bafarawa: We were forced out of APC, no regrets
Right from the beginning, I have always been in opposition. Since 1979 when political parties like NPN, UPN, NPP, GNPP, PRP came up ...
Unpaid salaries of former presidents
The revelation underscores the fact that leaders at all times should continue to pay attention to health of the economy while in office so that every citizen’s future including theirs can be guaranteed.
Buhari: Bad times, good times
President Muhammadu Buhari, it now seems, is fated to preside over the affairs of this country at the most difficult of times. And which time is more difficult than when his country is plagued by a ravaging economic recession...
Challenges of reverting to agriculture as economy’s mainstay
Obviously, before the discovery of crude oil in Nigeria, Agriculture was the country’s major source of revenue. But with oil boom, successive governments abandoned and neglected the agricultural sector completely.