DSS, Saraki, Melaye And The Senate’s Dirty Slap On Buhari’s Face

No thanks to the unholy machinations of an unscrupulous cabal in the presidency which formed a satanic partnership with a shamelessly crooked senate, Ibrahim Magu, nominee of President Muhammadu Buhari as substantive Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, was for the second time denied confirmation for that post by the senate on the strength of the same ill-motivated Department of State Service, DSS, security report that informed the first purported rejection.

Remembering Patience

Patience had always emerged the top of her class every term from primary one up till primary six, well, except for one term. How she managed to do that still beats my imagination considering the class had some of the best brains in the history of the school.

Time For Professionalism In Politics

Our problem in Nigeria is lack of professional politicians. By professionals I do not mean individuals who have carried membership cards of their political parties from time immemorial. Or some who pride themselves as having suffered all the politically motivated persecution for their party. Rather, I mean people who have been educated in politics, and so know how to create political policies.

“Nattering Nabobs Of Negatism”

“Nattering nabobs of negatism”, this was one of the phrases used by the then Administrator of East Central State, Dr. Anthony Ukpabi Asika in 1972 to attack the former President, Dr. Nnamdi Benjamin Azikiwe

Magu: Garlands At A Time Like This

According to the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), the fiery Prof. Itse Sagay, the country has not had a more committed anti-corruption czar with “sterling qualities as Ibrahim Magu” since the pioneer EFCC chairman, Nuhu Ribadu.