African Anti-Corruption Day: Obi tasks leaders on transparency, accountability

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Mr Peter Obi, has called on Nigerian leaders to imbibe the good virtues of accountability and transparency in public office. Obi, who made the call to mark…

Shut up jor, we are all corrupt – Lucia Edafioka

Sometime ago, I was seated with some friends and the usual topic was our dear country Nigeria which is fighting corruption and recession all at once. We were sharing blame, it’s the past government, it is these ones, it’s them…

Ibejii speaks against societal ills

Afro-retro act and soulful storyteller, Ibejii, is using his voice to address and correct societal evils that have plagued the country in recent times. The folkloric storyteller with three studio albums including Green White Dope 001, Green White Dope 002…

Nigeria at 59: Are our leaders mad? – Magnus Onyibe

There is a popular aphorism that goes thus: ‘a fool at 40 is a fool forever’. With Nigeria remaining in socioeconomic doldrums at age 59, which is only one year shy of 20 years of exceeding the proverbial 40 years…

The Screwing of Nigeria by Corruption – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nigeria: Why Looting May Not Stop by Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye; Oasis of Greatness Publishers Ltd, Benin City, Nigeria; 2019; 112pp It’s corruption, stupid! I am only aping Bill Clinton’s campaign slogan: “It’s the economy, stupid!” There have been many pretenders who…

South Africa election: ANC faces tough test 25 years after apartheid (BBC)

Anger over corruption, the faltering economy and land reform are key issues as South Africans vote in the sixth democratic national election since apartheid ended 25 years ago. Young people queuing to vote have been speaking of their difficulties in…

PMB’s Second Term: Looking back, and looking forward – Femi Adesina

To borrow the words of colourful First Republic politician, Chief Ozumba Mbadiwe, “come has finally come to become” for President Muhammadu Buhari, as he has won election to serve a second term in office, after a pulsating contest. The country,…

Buhari thanks Tinubu, Amaechi and Oshiomhole for victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked the trio of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Rotoimi Amaechi and Adams Oshiomhole for his victory in the presidential elections of Saturday February 23, 2019. In a 12 paragraph statement, Buhari who beat his main rival, Atiku…

Stop killing people anyhow, Buhari warns police

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Wudil, Kano State, warned the police to desist from acts which tend to bring the community in conflict with them. The President said unprofessional conducts such as illegal detentions, extrajudicial killings, torture and violation of…

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