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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Presidency: Osinbajo and Unquestionable Loyalty

In September 2008, about 9 years ago, this writer published an article title “If Yar’Adua Doesn’t Die!” (http://yashuaib.com/politics/if-president-yaradua-doesnt-die/). It was a response to strong...

NCC, Danbatta and Public Intellectualism

Distinct commonalities often stand out in bold relief about most academics and intellectual heavyweights who find themselves in public service. They are usually transformational,...

Support for Insurgents is a Crime Against Humanity- Gov Shettima

Being text of video address by Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on the renewed attack by Boko Haram, calling for more vigilance In recent...
Tambuwal

Between the Two Tambuwals and the Supreme Court Judgement

By Abdallah el-Kurebe It is about Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and Senator Umar Dahiru Tambuwal. Both are from Tambuwal town in Tambuwal local government of...

Getting Nigeria Economy Out of Recession

Nigeria’s 2016 budget was tagged budget of economic recovery and growth strategy. It was aimed at pulling the economy out of recession and stagflation....

The Dark Side of the 2017 budget

It has sadly become a tradition for annual fiscal plans to be packaged with flowery phrases which elicit hope for rapid improvement in social...

2017: Our Resolve To Get Out of the Woods

Happy new year to my brothers and sisters both at home and in Diaspora. 2016 was an uncommon year in the annals of our...

Relocation to Abuja: NOUN engine in Lagos still runs

  When Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu was appointed on February 10, 2016 as the Vice-chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) by the...

Magu’s EFCC: Security Reports and Inter-Agency Rivalry

Magu's EFCC: Security Reports and Inter-Agency Rivalry By Yushau A. Shuaib Sometimes in July, 2016 while attempting to pay the remunerations of over 20 staff...
Buhari

PCNI and the Path to North East Rebirth

The scale of devastation wrought by the insurgency in the North East by the terrorist insurgency is unprecedented in Nigerian history. Since 2009, it...

Muslims: Neither Sunni Nor Shiite

The Nigerian government officially declared Monday, December 12, 2016 as public holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud in commemoration of birthday of Prophet Muhammad...

Crowding the Private Sector into Africa’s Climate Action

The global community for climate action was spooked by the November 8 election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States....

Layman’s View of Current Economic Recession in Nigeria

By January 2017 which is just a little over 25 days away, the economic depression in Nigeria will be clocking the six month period...

Unilorin CILS: A Growth and Development Cruise

I must commend and appreciate the founders of the University of Ilorin Centre for Ilorin Studies (CILS) for their foresight in establishing the Centre...

Finance Minister: Take It Easy

The news conference by the Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun on Thursday, December 1, 2016, an outcome of an audit exercise carried...

The recent DSS raid on BDC operators

A QUESTION and answer format is adopted in this article to examine issues related to the recent DSS raid on Bureau de Change (BDC)....

Should We Break the FOREX Till for Umeofia?

The current economic recession has generated diverse interest and comments from the clergy, economists, business circle, lawmakers, and even from common men on the...
Buhari

The Anxiety over Buhari’s $29.9bn Foreign Loan

After more than a year with the emergence of current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerians are getting impatient and complaining that the change...

The Lies Against FRC and Its Chief Executive

Some faceless but powerful persons recently launched a campaign of calumny against the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, FRC and in particular, its Executive...

Of Recession and Debt accumulation

Borrowing has become fashionable in Nigeria for states to test their viability by going to the credit market to borrow money, even for consumption...

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