• Fowler: PhD Brouhaha And Need For Equity

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    The current quest to enthrone probity and accountability in all spheres of our national life is being dogged by the seeming lack of honest men to lead the charge against the corruption monster now crudely asphyxiating the country. Honesty and sincerity in the conduct of both private and public life seems to have taken flight…

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  • Buhari, Kachikwu And New Thinking In NNPC

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    Under the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, I was vociferous against the major economic saboteurs and those that were presiding over corruption in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) but many lackeys of that inglorious era called me names. They could not understand why I could not just shut up in the face of evil…

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  • Saraki, Dogara: Victory For Democracy

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    The recent emergence of Senator Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS), CON, as the President of the 8th Senate and Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara (HYD) as the Speaker of the House of Representatives has continued to draw both positive and negative commentaries. While believers in the true tenets of democracy – defined as the government of…

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  • CBN, EFCC And The N8b Scam

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    Recent sordid revelations from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) show that the anti-corruption war in Nigeria has been nothing but cosmetics. Is it not strange that six CBN staff could be fingered as having defrauded the nation to the tune of N8billion without being detected? Curiously, the accounts rendered of the fraud by the…

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  • Wamakko-lism

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    The story of change cannot be fully told without the individual change agents that coalesced to bring about the desired changes. Inversely, it can be said that there can be no change without change agents. Many change agents have traversed this earthly plain and many more are still being born, even though their innate talents…

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  • Thinking About Mr. President

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    What is President Goodluck Jonathan going to write in his handover notes? Will he talk about why he refused to sack the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in spite of the monumental allegations of corruption against her? Will he talk about why he decided to name the Minister of Finance, Ngozi-Okonjo-Iweala as the Coordinating…

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