Bala Mohammed, EFCC and the rule of law

By Ifeanyi Mbakogu What could be the motive behind the ordeal of former minister of the federal Capital territory Senator Bala Mohammed? Th at is the zillion naira question concerned Nigerians are pondering at the moment. Th ose who ask the question should not be misunderstood. Apart from former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode and former minister More...

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By Blueprint Newsroom On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Implications of Sheriff ’s walk-out on Jonathan

EMEKA NZE in this piece examines the implications of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff ’s walk-out on former President Goodluck Jonathan during a peace meeting recently Once again, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff is cynosure More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

From Buhari to Osinbajo: Implications of personality brand in leadership

When President Muhammadu Buhari announced Professor Yemi Osinbajo as his Vice-Presidential candidate in the 2015 general elections, I had high hopes that the pair would make Nigeria great again. Th ey were on a More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Buhari: Imperative of a New Deal

It is common knowledge that President Muhammadu Buhari is alive. This is heartening for well-meaning Nigerians but not mischief makers who had wished that the wicked rumour they deliberately packaged and instigated More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Smoking the peace pipe in Katsina state: End of rural banditry

By Yusuf Sarki In Katsina state, life is gradually returning to the village square. The sound of drum is now commonplace, with young men and women taking over the village square, discussing marriage plans or partaking More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Borrowing out of recession

The new three-year debt management strategy unveiled by the federal government to be managed by the Debt Management Office (DMO) has capacity to promote the country’s speedy economic recovery. The strategy which More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Friday, October 21st, 2016

Nigeria’s failed promises

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I was 7 years old the first time I recognized political fear. My parents and their friends were talking about the government, in our living room, in our relatively big house, set on relatively More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Unaired part of Mrs Buhari’s interview

By Jaafar Jaafar At the heat of the intense pressure mounted on the BBC to stop airing the remaining part of the controversial Aisha Buhari interview a few days ago, I had the privilege of listening to the interview More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Governor Wike and the law

By Ismaila Nurudeen In the eternal struggle between good and evil, there is always the law; divine, human, political, religious among other, but for the presence of the law, society would be grounded in the Hobbesian More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

DSS: Between myth and reality

By Robert-Sam Isaiah In the last few months I have watched as various reports about the Department of State Services (DSS) have made its way to the public space. As a personnel of the Service who is set to retire More...