Poverty: Nigerian Police abandons duty, joins in scrambling for President’s Wife free Rice

  “If they give you rice, take it. If they give you milk, take it. Afterall, its your money! – MD Yusuf In what was reminiscent of relief materials sharing in a disaster ridden area, it was a free for all battle as Nigerians comprising traders; taxi drivers as well as government workers yesterday abandoned […]

Why We Sealed Fayose’s House’s – Efcc

Sequel to the failure of former governor of Ekiti State , Ayodele Fayose, to comply with a court order on the interim forfeiture of his assets earlier obtained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the anti-graft agency on Wednesday September 29, 2010 sealed two houses belonging to the former governor in choice areas […]

The capture of Dopkesi: Costs and benefits

WHEN former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s campaign team grabbed Ben Murray Bruce to coordinate their campaign in 1999, no one was in doubt that the team had struck gold. When it comes to putting up a show, you couldn’t ask for a better man than Ben Bruce. He was not only a manager of show business, […]

Shekarau and the outcome of ANPP Convention

                                                At last, the intrigues and political power play about the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP) national convention, which had lingered for months, eventually took place on 18th and 19th September 2010 with the election of new executive members of the party under the consensus leadership of a one time governor of Abia State, Dr. […]

How the Nigerian music industry became a warring zone

Jùjú, highlife, fuji, Yo-pop, Afro-jùjú, Afrobeat, Palmwine music, Afroraggae, inter alia, are the Nigerian music that history is replete with in the Nigerian music industry. They are Nigerian Folk and secular music known locally and beyond the West. Bronze carvings in the 16th Century in the present day Nigeria depicted the existence of musicians and […]

NIGERIA @ 50: MAKING GOVERNANCE LESS ATTRACTIVE

Nigeria as an independent country will be 50 years on the 1st of October 2010. We have evolved from a corrupt country to one of the most corrupt countries of the world. The question now is “Wetin bring us to this level of despicability”? In trying to proffer answers to this question, I will look […]

Drug Traffickers on Rampage at Lagos Airport!

                               The Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Alhaji Hamza Umar says drug traffickers have commenced their usual end of year rush to make money for the yuletide. The commander who gave the hint in Lagos disclosed that eleven suspected drug traffickers were apprehended in the past […]

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