“THERE IS NO PLAN” – A SHORT STORY

On the day after attending Buhari’s inauguration, I reached out to one of my campaign contacts to find out what was going to happen next. Since the campaign team of which he had an important role had delivered an improbable victory, it was “obvious” that the same team and he would help run the government. […]

Dear President Buhari, Here’s Pulse From The Streets

Thanks to my pre-election activism,  anytime I leave my compound, the gatemen (onye kuzi, we have too) from the adjourning compounds greet me “Sai Baba!” This has been the status quo EVERY SINGLE time I leave my house. It became tiresome to me because  sometimes I just want to continue my train of thought while […]

#TheList: One Nigerian Ministry I’d LOVE To See

The list of noisemakers Ministers comes out today. There is ONE Ministry that I think would ensure Nigeria grows aggressively in the next few years. The Ministry of Regional Development. This would be made up of 6 Ministers. One in charge of each of the Geopolitical Zone they come from.  Basically, NDDC for each of the […]

My Take on Buhari’s First 100 Days.

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe – Abraham Lincoln The quote above best summarises what I think of Buhari’s first 100 days. But I’d like to expatiate a bit using an extended analogy that factors in the perception of Nigerians vis-à-vis the […]

Ambode vs Agbaje: My Random ‘Objective’ Musings on #LagosDecides

Unlike in the Presidential Elections, I am not vested in the Lagos Guber race between APC and PDP For APC Lagos – although the Fashola/Tinubu combo have arguably been the best performers in Nigerian governance, their handling of a couple of things leave a lot to be desired. For PDP – It’s PDP. Back to […]