President Buhari’s Dementia is Now a National Emergency -By Farooq...

On November 23, 2018, I tweeted that a doctor who has met Buhari told me that Buhari shows tell-tale symptoms of dementia (of which Alzheimer’s disease is a type), which is characterized by repetitiveness, unawareness, mental deterioration, impaired memory, diminished quality of thought, slurred speech, and finally complete helplessness. A non-medical person whose dad has…

Why Money Is Not Flowing Like Ikogosi Springs This Campaign...

It is a season of Spartan political campaigns. I am sure you have noticed that “money is not flowing” this season as it did in 2015 when there was a blizzard of dollars. Everyone, who had hoped to make quick money from the campaigns, is gritting his teeth.  But what could be responsible for the “slush…

DSS: A Lawless Tyrant! -By Boluwatife Akintilewa Falaki…

Are we gradually leaning towards the dictatorship era? Are high public office holders having itchy hands that they can’t but help to display the avalanche of power they wield? These are pertinent questions, which need vivid clarifications, however. I leave it to my esteemed readers to decide what answers befit such weighty questions. The political…

Timeliness Of Operation Python Dance III -By Muhammad Ajah…

“Governors and other politicians and their collaborators are stockpiling arms ahead of the elections. Steps should be taken urgently to prevent those in possession of illegal arms from unleashing them on Nigerians during and after the elections. Apart from stockpiling arms and ammunition, some politicians, including governors, are acquiring police and army uniforms to be distributed…

How Buhari Is Becoming A Liability To APC On Corruption...

President Muhammadu Buhari’s style on the war against corruption is doing more harm than good to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The beginning of this new year has already seen the APC being dazed with an outrage, and understandably so, because its Presidential Campaign Council for the 2019 General Elections features high-profile politicians facing a…

FG And The Hound For The Chief Justice of Nigeria...

Nigerians woke up last Saturday to a tornado in the form of news that was not expected. Yes, it is true that the executive arm of government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari in connivance with the chief law officer of the federation, being the attorney general and minister of justice decided to charge…

My Encounter With Violence In Ogun Politics -By Reuben Abati…

I once had a taste of political violence during the 2015 presidential campaigns. In Bauchi, our convoy was stoned. In Katsina, restless youth wielding stones and long sticks threatened to attack us. It didn’t matter that it was a presidential convoy. But nothing in those two places is comparable to what I experienced in Sagamu,…

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen And The Consequence Of Silence -By...

Obviously, the atmosphere is tense in Nigeria. The report that the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, is being goaded to quit office is unsettling the polity few weeks to a crucial general election. Amidst the confusion the unfolding development is generating, I took a pause to understand the motivations for such awry…