Yar’Adua: A legacy not limited by death
After the resounding defeat at the National Assembly and the subsequent national repudiation of the infamous Third Term Agenda...
Secrecy continues on Buhari’s London trip as Aso Rock clinic gulps N5b in four years
Seven days into President Muhammadu Buhari’s 10-day private visit to the United Kingdom with no public appearance of the president in Britain save for his arrival into the country in the late hours of April 25, has revived raging debates over concerns and secrecy of the president’s state of health.
The mistakes that haunt the war against Boko Haram
I thought I was through for now commenting on Boko Haram. Apparently not. Because each time we thought things are getting better we are jolted silly by the insurgents. Security forces confirmed last week the insurgents killed 44 soldiers and nine farmers in three days of attacks against our security forces in Borno State. Boko…
Why FG, ASUU agreement would be difficult - Education minister
Nigeria's education minister, Adamu Adamu, has said it would be difficult for the federal government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to agree for a suspension of the ongoing indefinite strike action due to crashing oil prices. Adamu who was addressing reporters in Abuja stated that the well-being of the education sector of the…
The Uwais report and the high cost of indifference - Part 2
I took my stroll through the Uwais committee report against the background of a painful reminder that with the will to rescue it from the shelf of forgotten reports lacking, it is as good as resting...
Good leadership, effective economic management as elements of good governance
The qualities and credentials needed for good leadership can readily be identified. The primal credential is good education, such as would enable...
As Buhari returns
There are those who wouldn’t bear the thought of President Muhammadu Buhari recovering from his illness, returning from his medical leave in the UK and resuming duty as President.
Seven years after Umaru Yar’Adua, another call for constitutionalism
Yar’Adua, the taciturn President who is on record to have taken great steps to guarantee the unity of the country and strengthen the economy, passed on at his Aso Rock Villa official residence.