I HAVE been following the exchange of accusations in Kogi State, between the ruling PDP and the opposition APC, ahead of the forthcoming governorship election.
I WONDER if there is any Igbo man as uncomfortable as I am, every time Nigerians withdraw into their ethnic enclaves and begin to throw punches at other groups.
I FEEL so sad that so many PDP chieftains interpreted my last week’s article, entitled: ‘Am I missing the PDP already?’ to mean a vote for PDP over APC. That’s rather tragic. And, I guess, that is why they did not seem to understand anything in all of their 16 years of misruling Nigeria.
I’m not greatly enamoured by the style of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). I feel there’s too much hypocrisy around it. Unlike the PDP which, we all know, was ‘sharing the money’, the APC is not sharing any money. But I can swear by Amadioha’s left foot that money is still being stolen – if not by the politicians, then, by the civil servants to whom we have since abandoned the running of the country.
Steve, remember that when Diezani was announced as Petroleum Minister, Prof. Tam David-West predicted that she would not be above board. David-West is a soothsayer. We thank him and the Western world for coming to our aid. A Daniel has come to judgement and it shall be well with Nigeria.
Having gone to bed on Monday with the news of the killing of the Mr. Tajudeen Disu, MD of the Lekki Free Trade Zone, I had awoken on Tuesday morning to the news that daredevil robbers were holding FESTAC Town by the jugular. The military fatigue-wearing robbers were said to be
Ideally, I should be discussing the ministerial list that was finally read on the floor of the Senate yesterday. But there’s nothing new on the list. No surprises!
But for the fact that I had given my word last week to do a concluding part of this piece, I’d have rested it for other more pressing “matters of urgent national importance”.
In the part of the country where I come from, there’s a saying that when an old man survives a life-threatening illness only for his child to suddenly die immediately after, such an old man has not really survived.