“The most difficult challenge that Nigerians face is not the hegemony of the Hausa Fulani ruling class but the ignorance and the slavish mentality of some of those from the Middle Belt and the South they have conquered….Ignorance, cowardice and delusion is the language and practice of slaves. And it is typical of a slave […]

What happened to transparency?

  By Simon Kolawolelive LAGOS, Nigeria, May 24, 2017/ — At the annual Nigerian jamboree to the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas, Dr. IbeKachikwu, the minister of state for petroleum resources, told a “world press conference” on May 5, 2017 that Nigeria’s refineries would soon have new investors. He said 26 investors had […]

Is LOLO working?

Two years within the next few days. Conflicting realities. One get inspired by Governor Abubakar Sani Bello sincerity and determination to get things right. Politicians makes promises during campaign possible not realising what is waiting for them on ground. We are not blind followers but have soft spot for lolo and makes no apology to […]

Now, a new prince for the Niger!

In more sense than one Niger State in Nigeria’s middle belt region is unique. At least, that is the opinion of residents of the famed ‘power state.’ The state’s uniqueness is not without basis. The predominantly agrarian state has the largest land mass in the country and plays host to the nation’s major hydro-electric stations. […]

Don’t remove Emir Sanusi!

It appears that the Kano State government is no longer considering removing Emir Sanusi. No, it’s gone beyond that, it DOES want to remove him. The fact that after the intervention of five governors from the North and the Vice President, the governor still got the state house of assembly to continue with the investigation, […]

Abubakar Sani Bello: When a Governor Knows What, When, Where and How.

By Abdullberqy U Ebbo It is good, perhaps almost even imperative, to make occasional clarifications about the mind of an administration, especially when such (an administration) actually, not titularly, has a mind of its own and values the welfare and concerns of the led. This is if people’s opinions count for much regarding assessments upon […]


*Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu and the so called “Gamji Foundation”* Mr. Chairman Sir, This is to bring to your attention the way and manner another quantum of public resources were forcefully deployed in funding the so called *”Gamji Foundation”* , a private NGO incorporated by the former Governor of *Niger State* Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu, […]


I am just back from Minna Prison Yard to Commiserate with the Former Governor of Niger State, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu. I saw a number of people waiting to set their eyes on him but what amazes me most is the topics of discussion the waiting visitors engage themselves in. Names of various important dignitaries […]

JJ Omojuwa: The bitter truth about Nigeria’s future

Nigeria, as it is presently set up, has no chance of thriving. The idea of certain countries today as “emerging economies” instead of “developing countries” as it was just years ago is proof of the fact that while political realities continue to define economic realities, the outlook of countries will first be defined by their […]