How secure is Nigeria?

Which is the proper question to ask? Is it how secure is Nigeria or how secure are Nigerians? This is because it does not follow that when a country is secure, the people are secure. To the extent that there is no direct external aggression, Nigeria is secure. But to the extent that every day appears to be the last day of an average Nigerian in most parts of the country, Nigerians are not secure. False alarm? How can? Professor Bolaji Akinyemi, former foreign affairs minister is even of the…

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The right man for the wrong job

The right man for the wrong job Is Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu the right man for the wrong job?  Asiwaju’s political sagacity has never been in doubt. It is said that Tinubu has the rare ability of the British Parliament of turning a man into a woman, politically speaking. It is with this appeal that President Muhammad Buhari elected him for the near impossible task of reconciling the various irreconcilable conflicting interests within the ruling APC, not minding that peace and conflict resolution has its own golden rules,  I mean…

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Biting economy pushes young Nigerians to gambling

Biting economy pushes young Nigerians to gambling It appeared to be one of the oldest businesses. Some call it “pool” or “pool betting”. Others call it “gambling”. But which ever way you look at, this oldest game is gaining   currency such that it is now driven by the youth population.   In one of the states where salaries are paid once in a century, the name of the game is “youth empowerment” or “family support”. It is an equal opportunity participation. Young men and women are involved. Students and…

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Animals fight corruption in Nigeria

Animals perhaps are irked by the slow pace of the war against corruption in Nigeria and have decided to lead the way. Which explains the aggression with which they swallow currencies. Snake swallowed some millions of Naira stolen by a lady which belonged  to JAMB PLC. A senator also forfeited millions of Naira to a rat.  There are also cases of cash seizures made by some cats. Whistle blowers and their EFCC collaborators will soon lose their jobs at the rate at which animals are going. Don’t you think government…

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