Kashim Shettima: An honour well deserved

One of the Leadership newspapers’ award recipients for 2014 is the Executive Governor of Borno state, Alhaji Kashim Shettima. The occasion is billed to hold today at the Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Abuja. In picking Governor Shettima for the award, the media house took a closer look at his performance index in the midst of daunting More...

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By - On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Buhari and the Eid ground kerfuffle

As President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari ruffled feathers in both security and political circles when he gave an indication that his convoy would not jump the red light or use siren to harry other road users from More...

By - On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Gay marriage: Still waiting for an angry God

Finally, finally, the United States Supreme Court has dragged the entire God’s Own Country into the cesspool of iniquity by legalizing same sex marriage. Until two or so weeks ago, only a few states had been dancing More...

By - On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Boko Haram: When’ll the madness end?

The Boko Haram insurgents, though in disarray, always have a way of taking their pound of flesh. In May 2013 or thereabouts, the regime of Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan dragged the three beleaguered states of Borno, More...

By - On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

‘Honourable’ hooliganism in the House

Last Thursday, members of the House of Representatives treated Nigerians to a show of shame. Hooliganism which fits into the description of what played out on the floor of the House is not a fresh phenomenon. The More...

By - On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

When money does not answer all things

Believe it or not, the fearful general elections have come and gone. Wake from your dreams: Nigeria is still intact; no break-up as foretold by the disciples of Nostradamus. And no war is raging as feared by all. More...

By - On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Overheard at my mechanic’s workshop

Last Saturday, I was at my mechanic’s workshop to change my car’s timing belt and the brake pads. Oh my God! Please, hold your stones! Did I say change when I meant to say replace? As I wrote last week on this More...

By - On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Revisiting Gumi’s campaign against manipulation of religion

Samuel Aruwan   Sheikh Ahmad Abubakar Gumi is someone I know and have been relating with for years, first as a student and later as a journalist. Our first formal meeting was at the instance of late Alhaji More...

By - On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Maku’s missing mark

Chamba Simeh   Immediate past Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, is obviously licking his wounds by now.  Maku, an aspirant in Nasarawa state, was handed the bitter pill of electoral defeat at Monday’s More...

By - On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Germane issues before APC leaders

AbdulRahman  Agboola   In as much as we all remain students of the master teacher-life, experience gained from either good or horrible events play vital roles in decision making and form core basis for good More...

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