“Revolutionary change does not come as one cataclysmic moment, but as an endless succession of surprises, moving zigzag toward a more decent society. We don’t have to engage in grand,…

The widespread aversion, in some quarters, to incumbent President Mohammadu Buhari’s re-election bid is as shocking as it is baffling. It beats the imagination that in less than four years,…

The widespread aversion, in some quarters, to incumbent President Mohammadu Buhari’s re-election bid is as shocking as it is baffling. It beats the imagination that in less than four years,…

When the khaki boys struck on the 15th of January, 1966, expectations within the populace, who had grown tired of the political class, were initially sky-high. The jackboots were hailed…

When the khaki boys struck on the 15th of January, 1966, expectations within the populace, who had grown tired of the political class, were initially sky-high. The jackboots were hailed…

I must have sounded very caustic, cynical, contemptuous and sentimental – as some would have by now concluded – in the blunt manner I randomly carpeted the razzmatazz that accompanied…

I beg the readers of this piece to excuse my rather sarcastic, pessimistic and raucously discordant tone, which is born out of my candid disapproval of the   pomp and pageantry…

The formal recognition of “June 12” as the new date for the celebration (I prefer marking) of “Democracy Day” in Nigeria, and the bestowment of the country’s highest national honour,…