The Senate, for the second time, rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Ibrahim Magu as EFCC chairman on grounds of adverse report by the Department of State Security Services (DSS).
For now, there is no alternative to oil.
We all know now that Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo celebrated the anniversary of his 80th year of his birth this month of March.
Imagine a military battlefield in which the Russian Strategic Rocket Forces suddenly drop an SS-20, triple-headed, 150-kiloton, independently targetable nuclear warhead.
Six weeks ago, in this column, I diagnosed the Muhammadu Buhari government as having fallen.
This is supposed to be the report of the presentation of an anthology of young poets and writers that took place in Kano during the week - but allow me to lament and complain and nag and ramble before I come to the meat of the discourse.
On the 19th of December last year, I published my column with the title: “The Magu Affair and the Crumbling of Presidential Authority”.