Omo N’Oba Erediauwa! The Iroko has taken a giant fall. But the foliage would remain evergreen. The Leopard has wandered out of sight from the Savanna lost to the captive eyes. But the bright spots are marked permanently on the sands of time
The wife and the kids Emeka Onianwa left behind are still waiting for justice. God of justice is also waiting for these two government institutions saddled with the administration of criminal justice
When Vincent Azie was made acting Accountant General of the Federation he had two choices; either to enjoy sinecure for privilege and power or do a thorough technocrats job in truth and with justice. Azie chose the latter. He did an impeccably fine job in auditing the nation’s accounts and found corruption everywhere, quantitatively i.e. with hard evidence
The anti-corruption campaign under Buhari at election was a persuasive illusion that has ended with a foul taste. Corruption is here to stay. If men can steal to influence elections to win Buhari’s favour and power in his cabinet, they will steal to win political favour with whoever will succeed Buhari.
To give Buhari the benefit of the doubt, he may have searched well for an upright moral minister to do the job and ended up with picking himself as Minister of Petroleum Resources
How come Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the key influencer of the appointments in Buhari’s cabinet? What is Olagunsoye Oyinlola’s name doing on the ministerial list? Donald Duke, Babatunde Fashola, Chibuike Amaechi, Rabiu Kwankwanso, why are they on the list?
Akpabio and other top-ranking elected and appointed administrators should take at least a proper crash program education in the sensible design and astute implementation of priorities for the political economy of developing nation
Many Nigerians have openly and silently questioned the relationship between President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Loosely speaking, Buhari is more like the American personality Thomas E Dewey or Elliot Ness while Tinubu is more like Al Capone.
All candidates considered, I would put all my money on Festus Agas becoming governor over Macaulay though due to his being more youthful and voter friendly, and for his almost effortless penetrating political reach
Nigeria is a democracy if not there would be no legislators today to make our laws. But Nigeria’s democracy is perhaps a grossly immature one.