The mythical Second Niger Bridge is to be constructed, the federal government indicated last week in a wobbly, cagey statement delivered in every colour of deniability.
The Nigeria New Year broke upon the nation with the appearance on websites of an unusual video of former Nigerian leaders, led by a current one, singing a hymn of praise to God.
The year 2017 was a very difficult one for Nigerians because of the economic recession and internal insecurity but it ended on a note of wild national excitement and self congratulations due to the great victory that our military forces scored in the Sambisa Forest, Borno State.
Happy New Year!
This is the modern feel-good, fresh-beginning greeting for people in every culture where this is the first day of a new year.
How have the times changed in my time?
When I was a boy, Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ which is celebrated the world over on this date, was the happiest day on the calendar.
I wonder if there is anyone in authority in Nigeria who understands the brutal counsel offered recently by Ohis Ehimiaghe, Manager of the North, West and Central Africa Region for South African Airways.
When I first heard of Wole Soyinka’s intention to destroy his Green Card in response to the American election of Donald Trump, I wished I had the opportunity to foretell his future to him.