$267m Abacha loot recovered from British Virgin Islands bank (Guardian)

More than $267 million traced to the family of late Nigerian despot General Sani Abacha has been seized from a British Virgin Islands bank and paid into government coffers in an American state of Jersey. The money was a part…

New directions in a time of decision – Wole Soyinka

The nation has been brought to her knees.  Internally, the blaring media testimony needs no augmentation. Beyond her borders, Nigeria is the tale of citizens designated pariahs of the global community for whom special dossiers are opened, and units of…

Nduka Obaigbena and the miracle called ThisDay -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

I have seen many miracles happen before my very eyes. Back in 1986, the guru who brought me into journalism, Sonala Olumhense, resigned from his job as the Editorial Page Editor of The Guardian to take up the almost unfathomable…

Buhari vs OBJ – The Battle line is drawn – Magnus Onyibe

There is hardly any fairly educated person that’s not familiar with the wise crack:  ‘He who fights and runs away, lives to fight another day.’ The fight that Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, (OBJ) was spoiling for via a nasty letter…

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