By many, if not most, accounts, President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the United States was a major personal triumph and represented a significant turn in Nigeria-US relations. President Barack Obama, hosting Mr. Buhari at
Browsing: Offside Musings
I recall a testy exchange in 2009 at the Westin Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island between a ranking member of the Nigerian House of Representatives and a US-based, Nigerian-born attorney.
Last week was a particularly dispiriting time for forlorn Nigerians who continue to look to their government to deliver them from their woes.
Last week, I suggested that President Muhammadu Buhari has squandered a full month of his presidential tenure doing little.
I don’t know what’s going through President-elect Muhammadu Buhari’s mind at the moment, but his job daunting to begin with just got tougher. Nigeria is beset by one of the worst fuel shortages in its history.
My column last week, entitled “Corruption and Buhari’s Perfect Storm,” provoked vigorous debate on social media. In addition, I received numerous emails from readers who wished to weigh in on my central
President-elect Muhammadu Buhari will inherit something of a perfect political storm when he takes office in a few weeks. He ran a well-orchestrated campaign as an outsider, an agent of “change” and the “answer” to everything that ails Nigeria.
One of the special joys of my time in the MFA programme at the University of Massachusetts was taking a fiction workshop with Tamas Aczel. It was during the spring semester of 1993.
In May 2000, the British Broadcasting Corporation asked me to contribute an online opinion piece that would x-ray the prospects for socio-economic progress on the African continent.