Government in power without power – Part 2

By Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa The absence of basic infrastructure fuels corruption and is a disincentive for selfless service, as our leaders in office, having tasted the allure of stable power supply through generators funded with the…

Government in power without power

By Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa Statutory Obligation: “The security and welfare of the people shall be the primary purpose of government.” – Section 14 (2) (b) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended.…

Babangida, the unworthy teacher

By Gbenro Olajuyigbe ‘if the truth shall kill them, let them die’ -Immanuel Kant Bisi Alawale was a very promising young man, my friend and course mate at the University of Benin in the 80s.…

Nigeria’s tilt at windmills

By Kene Obiezu Both Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho whatever their motives, found in the theatre of the absurd that Nigeria has become, the perfect stage for their aspirations both personal and communal. Like…

History as Politics – the 1619 project in…

By Femi Olugbile [caption id="attachment_239" align="alignnone" width="300"] Dr Femi Olugbile[/caption] It is an oft-repeated complaint in intellectual circles in Nigeria that some people deliberately took the study of History out of the national educational curriculum…

Mamman Daura seeks competence

By Lasisi Olagunju Leader of the 'unseen' persons ruling us, Alhaji Mamman Daura, spoke last week. He said enough of turn-by-turn presidency for Nigeria. He decreed that North-South rotation of the presidency of Nigeria should…

The north, the South and the game plan

By Matthew Agboma Ozah The most controversial issue in Nigeria at the moment is that of the successor of the incumbent president, Mohammadu Buhari. Perhaps for the very first time in the nation’s history, agitations…