Burundi: Will Nkurunziza step down in 2020?
Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza says he will step down in 2020 by Evrard Ngendakumana/ Reuters] Burundi's long-serving President Pierre Nkurunziza announced on Thursday that he would not run for another term, easing fears of new violence in the impoverished country after a...
Nigeria: Boycott of 2019 elections is imminent
From 1960 till date, only President Muhammadu Buhari has been audacious to pick only people who are either his relations or of the same ethnic stock with him to lead the electoral body
Once Upon Nigeria’s illiterate Police chief
Mediocrity, mendacity seem the rule in Mr. Buhari’s government as Nigerian writer Chin Ce notes Once Upon an illiterate Nigeria Police Chief ABUJA: Nigerian government under retired general Muhammadu Buhari has further joined the hall of national infamy by the exposure...
Binta Nyako: Nigeria’s kangaroo court justice
Biafra: Group accuses Justice Nyako of doing Buhari’s bidding by John Owen Nwachukwu A coalition of professionals in Nigeria and the Diaspora, Igbo Ekunie Initiative, IEI, has described Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja as President Muhammadu Buhari’s...
Press freedom under siege in Kenya
Threats, attacks to blame for drop in media freedom by Collins Omulo Media freedom has declined in the past one year owing to threats, intimidation and attacks on journalists by security forces, politicians and hired goons. The country fell one place in...
Buhari: Nigerians lament a nepotist, anti corruption hypocrite
Due processes were deliberately ignored to pave the way for the appointment of the president’s kinsman who was unceremoniously asked to retire from service five years ago following his failure to pass compulsory promotion exams on three consecutive occasions.
Nigeria: Group says never again to Buhari’s government
Charly boy-led coalition reacts to Buhari’s second term declaration by Wale Odunsi OurMumuDonDo Movement led by Charles Oputa, aka, Charly boy, says it is utterly dismayed by the “self-seeking and vainglorious” declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari to seek second tenure. Their reaction...
State sponsored insecurity pushing Nigeria off the brink
It is the highest act of treachery, betrayal and treason for elected officials to use the instrument of government to promote sectional interests at the cost of the lives of other citizens.
Nigeria and the shame of a president by Reno Omokri
I must say that I was rather disappointed at the Benue State Governor’s initial response to the killing of 73 residents of Benue State by killer Fulani herdsmen I felt that it was wrong of him to have accepted...
Towards a National Rebirth by Ibrahim Babangida
Accountability in leadership should flow from copious examples. It goes beyond mere sloganeering. My support for a new breed leadership derives from the understanding that it will show a marked departure from recycled leadership to creating new paradigms that will breathe fresh air into our present polluted leadership actuality.
New World Reserve Currency Coming
The dollar’s status as the world’s reserve currency enables the US to pursue an aggressive hegemonistic policy...
Nigeria 2023 Inauguration: Bleak prospects of viral kleptocracy
Western clans along with their crime families in the USA, UK and European Union are always on queue to prod and...
The passing away of Tina Turner
In 1984 Tina Turner was the number- one hit on the billboard with her song ‘What’s Love Got to Do with...
Nazi terror ended 78 ago: what it means for Africa and the world
The fall of Nazi Third Reich by Russian military might and sacrifice 78 ago bequeathed sovereign centres of development and independence...
‘Lazy and useless’ French, American, bases in Africa
African nations have realised military bases of America and France in Africa have never helped against local and external terror gangs;...