The dark side of the 2017 budget

It has sadly become a tradition for annual fiscal plans to be packaged with flowery phrases which elicit the hopes of Nigerians for rapid social and economic enhancement, from the implementation of the budget. Regrettably, […]

@realFFK | THEY LOVE THE BLOOD

I just watched a horrific video of hundreds of young men in the traditional orange prison garb. They were in shining new handcuffs and their eyes were filled with the darkness of hopelessness, helplessness and […]

THEY LOVE THE BLOOD | @realFFK

I just watched a horrific video of hundreds of young men in the traditional orange prison garb. They were in shining new handcuffs and their eyes were filled with the darkness of hopelessness, helplessness and […]

Who is Babachir Lawal?

Babachir Lawal is the SGF! Or at least, that’s the popular way to describe him in a chat with friends who are passionate about Nigerian politics. Up until the PINE scandal gained its place as […]

Days of the cabal, by Fola Ojo

The result of last year’s presidential election made some Nigerians sad and sorrowful; and some jubilant and excited. For those who fell in the latter category, the anticipation of the Change windstorm was not swivelled […]

Emir of Ringim: Memories of a royal uncle

The eldest surviving member of the Kano Fulani dynasty, His Highness Alhaji (DR.) Sayyadi Abubakar Mahmud is today, celebrating twenty-five years on the throne as the first, 1st class emir of Ringim, Jigawa State.   […]

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