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,…

As Nigerians celebrate the 2018 edition of the return of democracy to their country in 1999, following sixteen years of Jackboot dictatorship, this column bluntly examines the visceral facts of…

From a commonsensical standpoint, POWER is the ability or capacity to do something or act in a particular way. In international political parlance, power connotes the ability of a nation…

Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari is one of the most maligned leaders Nigeria has ever had. This is not an exaggeration. Neither is it an attempt to wax lyrical about Nigeria’s…

In the early hours of Tuesday the 24th of April, 2018, suspected herdsmen invaded St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Ukpor-Mbalom Parish, Gwer East Local Government Area, Benue State, and cruelly snuffed…

Apart from being widely known as the dictator under whom corruption became state policy in Nigeria, retired General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, erstwhile military “President” of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,…

Come 2019, the citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria will once again participate in another General Election, and as has become the tradition in these parts, the members of…

The recent abduction of 110 students of Government Girls Technical School, Dapchi, Yobe State, by suspected Boko Haram elements, was a disaster waiting to happen; one that has obviously rubbished…