Category: Governance

Nigeria: New Golden Age?

Nigeria: New Golden Age? President Bola Ahmed Tinubu wants to return Nigeria to its Golden Age of former times. We would all love that, except...

ASUU Demands Are So Simple

ASUU Demands Are So Simple How can a sapiocidal (killers of the most intelligent) government have credibility? The industrial action of the ASUU of 2022...

Pauperising Professors: Pay Them!

Pauperising Professors: Pay Them! What is the Adamu Adamu Syndrome? National disgrace is something the Buhari government neither understands nor cares about. The world is...

Does National Security Expire?

Does National Security Expire? The Anarchy The anarchy brewing in Nigeria is near complete. Noting the security problem in Nigeria is dire is not news....

Nigeria Youth Storm Rebellion

Nigeria Youth Storm Rebellion Abuja 8 a.m. The Assistant Inspector General of Police assures six senators in confidence, “It won’t happen, it won’t happen, Wallahi!”...

Are Vice Chancellors to Blame?

Are Vice Chancellors to Blame? The ASUU Strike of 2022 is raising important questions and responses we must not dodge. Market reforms now demand Vice...

The New Economy After Covid

The New Economy After Covid: If you are in the lower and middle income brackets. As we approach the uncertain aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

The Leadership of Rotten Parts

The Leadership of Rotten Parts The magic of Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has come from his citizens. But nothing of significance he has done as leader...

Nigeria Needs a Fearsome Electorate

Nigeria Needs a Fearsome Electorate Nigerians have, with habitual ease, allowed corrupt leaders and kakistocrats to enter positions of power and govern them. Either through...

Nigeria Needs Serious Politicians

Nigeria Needs Serious Politicians A photograph of Hon Evance Ivwurie, Delta State legislator, appeared on Facebook a couple of years ago that uncannily emitted a...

How Democracy Fails Nigeria

How Democracy Fails Nigeria There has been too much optimism in what Nigerians widely tout as the ‘dividends of democracy’, i.e. the benign and enabling...

The Crisis of Leadership

  The Crisis of Leadership – The Case of Nigeria Excerpt of a talk ‘The Crisis of Leadership – The Case of Nigeria’ given by...

Reflections on the May Elections

Reflections on the May Elections: The Relevance of Voters? Never underestimate the wisdom of the old saying, “what Britain needs is another good war”. Peace,...

“Coconut Head” Corruption

“There is no good name for a terrible disease” – Urhobo proverb. “The solution to Africa’s problems lie solely in Africa” – George Ayittey. Coconut Head...

Why Stage-Manage Cash Seizures?

Why Stage-Manage Cash Seizures? The current sensation in Nigeria is the mysterious discoveries and seizures of large sums of money (mostly foreign currency) found at...

How Leadership Fails Nigeria

How Leadership Fails Nigeria Hope for good governance and good leadership in Nigeria seems to be an increasingly distant confidence. What happens if the leadership...

Ibori: Innocence By Tribalism

Ibori: Innocence By Tribalism When I read the article titled ‘The Welcome Party for Ibori’ by Simon Kolawole, it was thought-provoking journalism considering the context of Delta...

Can Buhari Win The Oil War?

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) may not be a praiseworthy entity to many but their emergence and defiance have provided a thorough and incisive diagnosis of...

Blood Will Flow In the Streets

Blood Will Flow In the Streets “Empowerment” has a strange meaning in the Nigerian context. It is “the sharing of money” by politicians to clients,...

Loans Will Not Save Nigeria

Loans Will Not Save Nigeria: The Hidden Costs of Borrowing President Muhammadu Buhari won many die-hard supporters purely because he refused to play the game...

Fuel Scarcity and Other Curses

If it is true that countries can be ‘cursed’, Nigeria’s most prominent curse will be constantly having “Good Leaders Surrounded By Strictly Evil Men”. It...

Anticorruption in Nigeria: Insulting

Anticorruption in Nigeria: Insulting Anti-corruption from any technical or non-technical perspective is invariably about preventing, detecting and prosecuting corruption. The proceeds of corruption is another....
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