Buhari sacrificing Nigerians for northern interest – Kukah

Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Rev. Matthew Kukah, says the President, Muhammadu Buhari, has sacrificed the dreams of Nigerians on the altar of nepotism by allegedly pursuing Northern hegemony. The bishop also said Nigeria appeared to be heading for darkness under Buhari’s regime, noting that the government must explain the mystery behind the endless bloodletting …

From tariffs to visas: here’s what’s in the Brexit deal by The Guardian

We take a look at the main agreements that make up the trade and security deal finalised on Christmas Eve The Brexit trade and security deal, finalised on Christmas Eve, runs to 2,000 pages, including annexes. It will enter into force once approved by both sides. The devil of what has been agreed will be …

Nigeria is at risk of becoming a failed state by FT

With kidnapping and insecurity rife, the government needs to restore trust One of the more than 300 Nigerian schoolboys who were released last week after they were abducted from their dormitory © AFP via Getty Images More than 300 Nigerian schoolboys were reunited with their families last weekend, days after they had been abducted by …

The ‘Greek’ Proposal to Goodluck Jonathan by Yemi Adebowale

The scheming by some supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari to have former President Goodluck Jonathan run on the platform of the All Progressives Congress for President in 2023 is progressing. One can safely say that it is now full blown, fuelled by power intrigues and permutations. Some of the APC governors behind the scheme turned …

Would Nigeria have been better off with Atiku? By Minabere Ibelema

First, some admissions and a caveat. Contrary to the prevailing political fervour leading up to the 2015 presidential election, I didn’t think that Muhammadu Buhari was the right person to lead Nigeria. His political resume was more than enough reason for that stance. Yet, a majority of Nigerians saw it differently, thanks to a powerful …