There is every reason to worry about the attack on Southern Kaduna communities by invading Fulani herdsmen because there is hardly any community that has recorded permanent victory against the Fulani in Nigeria.
It is good to learn some lessons from your boss especially when the boss is older and more experienced than you, as is the case between former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, and his boss, former President Shehu Shagari.
Along with six friends, I watched television footage of the crowds that cheered Chief James Ibori as he drove on the streets on his return home last week after his prison service in the United Kingdom.
Northern governors last week attempted a feat the region had long jettisoned: bringing together its assets under one roof to count its strengths and weaknesses.
In the space of a week, the expression of the people's will to be governed by people they elect showed three different faces.
I was part of a delegation of Northern Elders Forum that visited the Borno State capital, Maiduguri last week.
All that needed to be said about the disappointments and achievements of year of 2016 have been said.