When A Country should not celebrate mediocrity

In this piece I want to chronicle our confusion as a country and possibly suggest ways out of them as a corollary. I would...

The Untold Story of IDP Camps

  Poverty, hunger, sickness, regret, rape, sorrow, misery, wretchedness, death pool; these are probably what first comes to mind when you hear ‘IDP camp’. Well,...

Kogi State:  Prayer, Hypocrisy and Political Desperation of Governor Yahaya Bello

Hypocrisy and sycophancy are common vices among political desperados.  Loyalty in the real sense of the word to someone like Yahaya Bello could only...

The return of President Muhammadu Buhari and the surge of sycophancy

President Muhammadu Buhari should not allow the sycophants and his praise-singers to dictate the new direction his leadership should go at this point.  If...

Our war, their gain and our naivety their delight

Take it or leave it, each time we blare the flute of war and engage in altercations laden with regional and religious sentiments, someone...

Hysteria, Euphoria, Amnesia:  A long walk to Freedom II

A SEQUEL TO MATHEW KUKAH’s Looking at our political landscape in Nigeria, we have been shaped through a lot of factors; one can hardly make...

2019 Polls: PDP Winning the Game Beyond Assumption

Politics is defined by winning the game above the expectations of your opponents and ensuring you clear the doubts of democratic foes who may...

‘We have lost 28 Rangers’ – C.G, Nigeria National Park Service

As Nigeria joined the world to celebrate World Ranger Day on July 31; the Conservator-General of Nigeria National Park Service, Mr. Ibrahim Musa Goni...

How Senator Dino Melaye got into INEC recall mess (Part 1)

The pressure on the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye over his recall from the Upper Chamber is now undisputable. Like the...

The echoes of my childhood:  When is that tomorrow?

Sitting inattentively and sluggishly participating in class activities, I still remember the piercing sound of my class teacher’s voice 'Sit up and pay attention...