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Farcical coup of July 4th by Bukola Saraki

President Buhari, Ibrahim Magu and Bukola Saraki...new twists

*Swindlers and scoundrels  in the corridors of power playing heroes From Chido Onumah, Godwin Onyeacholem In reviewing the farcical coup—orchestrated by the president of the Nigerian senate, Bukola Saraki —that took place on Tuesday, 4th July, 2017, we were reminded of the French coup of 1851 by Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte and …

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APC’s journey of change and success story of Dr. Umar Duhu

Dr. Umar Duhu

*Dogged General of the APC army in North East Nigeria From Kabiru Tijjani Change is ubiquitous in our society, particularly in that which strives to fulfill human needs. The first step toward change is awareness and acceptability, Dr Umar Duhu was the Pioneer National Vice Chairman of the All Progressive …

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Biafra: Southeast Igbo did not kill Ahmadu Bello

IPOB members keeping the Biafra hope burning

*Glossed with false history From SKC Ogbonnia   The recent quit notice issued by the Arewa Youths to the Igbo (or rather the “South-Easterners”) residing in Northern Nigeria has provoked peppering opinions. But there is a cogent reason to take it easy on the innocent youths. They are plainly the …

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Impunity: Is this honourable of Nigerian Bar Association?

A. B. Mahmoud and Ezenwa Anumnu both of the Nigerian Bar Association at war

*When NBA refuses to obey Courts, can we sell Rule of law? *Will Isiaka Abiola Olagunju obey court or rape her in the market place? From Linus Aneke Barely three days to the purported election for the post of Chairman and Secretary of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abuja branch, the crisis …

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20 frequently asked questions (FAQs) 2017 NBBF elections

*Musa Kida led NBBF Board is the authentic From Ayodele Bakare Invariably and without fail, I receive a new set of questions every single day, seeking clarification on various aspects of the recently concluded NBBF elections. Some of these inquiries are genuine requests for information, while some are mischievous attempts …

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Bukola Saraki: Between CCT and EFCC

Bukola Saraki...was his acquittal just and fair?

*Justice and the strength of materials before the court From Yushau A. Shuaib “I swear by the Almighty Allah to do justice. We are all human beings and not God, we must be fair and just,” – Umar Danladi   Those were the words of the Chairman of Code of …

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Saraki CCT judgement: Why Kwarans should not dance nor cry

Dr Bukola Saraki...Kwara youths threatens recall

*Don’t perspire how to defeat Saraki in Kwara From Charles Olufemi Folayan I received the news like every other person the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) judgement on the former Governor of Kwara State and the Senate President of Nigeria Senator Bukola Saraki, clearing him of all charges as a …

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Chief Jeremiah Obafemi Awolowo: 30 years after

Obafemi Awolowo and family

*Day the Colossus passed on  From Folu Olamiti (FNGE) Saturday, 9th May, 1987.The day broke, like any other day on. There was no premonition of anything earth-shaking. No foreboding. All seemed at peace. As Editor of Sunday Tribune, I had kept vigil, the previous night, in the office putting finishing touches to a bumper package for that week’s edition. In the wee hours, …

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National Lottery is to promote good causes in societies

What lottery can do to families

*How not to operate the National Lottery Act From Gbolahan Gbadamosi Lottery, like other ideas we borrowed from other jurisdictions is a creation of statute. From the UK and the US, it is clear that lotteries are established by government to either raise funds for a specific project or to …

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Ifeanyi Ubah: Loved in good times, forgotten in hard times

Ifeanyi Ubah and football are friends but where are his football friends now that he is in trouble

*His many good works should have held his friends behind him Emergence of Chief Ifeanyi Ubah into Nigeria football was greeted with pump and pageantry. He had been a member of the Anambra state football Association for many years but not much was heard of this billionaire whose inroads into …

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