Buoyed by his political honeymoon with Nigerians, following his shock victory in last March’s presidential elections, Muhammadu Buhari is cock-a-hoop in his determination to prosecute looters of public treasury, whoever they may be detected to be.
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There is a way of losing a good cause through poor argument. An example is the indictment of some Nigerian military officers by Amnesty International. Accordingly,
The Federal Road Safety Corps was established ONLY to reduce alarming fatal accidents on Nigerian federal and state highways rather than the self-imposed greed of revenue generation.
At the top, leadership confers enormous power, very sweet and enviable even if demanding. At the lowest, the same leadership is burdensome, and requires the toughest stuff to cope with insinuations, real or imagined in content. Even though he is an old war horse, yet President Muhammadu Buhari, within the first one month of his career, has attracted more than normal critical public focus.
At various history-making moments of Nigerian politics, row over supremacy of the party had always been contentious, with both sides in the dispute over opportunistic. The (current) plight of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is, therefore, not an exception.
The recent summit of African leaders in South Africa would be remembered more for the one more attempt to get one of them, President Al-Bashir of Sudan extradited to
In politics, a case can be argued for or against party supremacy. Inescapably, a public office holder or even an ordinary top party member is obliged to his party, on which platform he got elected.
As expected, former President Goodluck Jonathan’s last meeting with his ministers in council was quite illuminating. He was sober, reflective, perhaps, resigned to his imminent status as former president but not necessarily defeated. All the same, Jonathan was dramatic in his observations.
As in any contest, the 2015 general elections (in Nigeria) produced sensational winners, massive losers and dramatic comeback elements hitherto virtually consigned to political history. The focus here can only be on prominent ones rather than the entire list.