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.
If it took President Muhammadu Buhari, a man of alleged little material means and celebrated austere lifestyle, all of 100 days to publicly declare his assets, I can then imagine how difficult this asset declaration business really is.
Unlike many people out there who expect President Muhammadu Buhari to fix all of Nigeria’s problems, I have since scaled down my expectations to a one-point agenda: fight corruption.
I spent the whole of last week, and good part of the last two days too, scanning through the lists of chronic debtors published by different banks. I’m still in shock.
Last week, I reminded President Muhammadu Buhari that the two months within which his All Progressives Congress (APC) promised to fix the Boko Haram malaise had elapsed. But much as I got plaudits for that
Finally, the House of Representatives yesterday conjured a way to make Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila Majority Leader. I’m happy for him – and for his backers too.
As you’re reading this, President Muhammadu Buhari would probably have returned from his four-day working visit to the United States of America where he, among other things, probably consulted on who and who should make his cabinet.
ON July 9th, 2015, Sule Lamido, immediate past governor of Jigawa State was docked on a 28-count charge of alleged corruption and related offences.