President Muhammadu Buhari this morning unfolded his government’s plan for a comprehensive rollout and investments in roads, rail and power infrastructure in the country. The high points of the speech include his stance on the popular topic of restructuring. He however urges Nigerians not to blame the current structure for the present situation but the processes. He also vows to deal with the bad oil marketers and finally reinstated that the dreaded terrorist sect, Boko haram, has already been defeated. The president made the following remarks in his nationwide broadcast to Nigerians with the central idea of intimating Nigerians on the efforts that are being made by his administration to address the huge infrastructure deficit ravaging the nation.
Happy Independence to Nigeria at 57! Yes, though we have been through downs together, it would have been an apogee to excuse myself from the celebration. Of course, we are in this together; we must all participate in the brainstorming to overcome. I eloquently share in the view of some about the hastiness of our … Continue reading Nigeria @ 57: Bring Back The Mammoth By Comr. Okhifo Oscar.
BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON OCTOBER 1ST, 2017 My dear Nigerians, October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom. Over the years the country has gone through trials and tribulations, but October 1 st is … Continue reading INDEPENDENCE DAY SPECIALS: FULL TEXT OF THE PRESIDENT’S SPEECH.
THE NORTHERN EXPEDITION: How the North fell. Regularly, the British expeditions often starts from a water based area. The North wasn't an exception. Lokoja (in the present day Kogi) was the start point in 1867. As usual, a consulate was established. The British interest in the trade of along the Niger, the United African Company … Continue reading INDEPENDENCE DAY SPECIALS: THE CHRONICLE OF BRITISH EXPEDITIONS IN NIGERIA. (III)
THE NIGER-DELTA/BIAFRA EXPEDITION: How the rest of the South was conquered. Although Lagos was the first place the British conquered, it appeared that there was also a concomitant push going on in the South South of what is today called 'Nigeria' as at the same time when Lagos was been bombarded. The interference also came … Continue reading INDEPENDENCE DAY SPECIALS: THE CHRONICLE OF BRITISH EXPEDITIONS IN NIGERIA (II).
In 1862, shortly after the abolition of slave trade off the Atlantic coast of Lagos and after gaining full dominance, in the order that they wade off potential hijackers (French and Portuguese Government), the British administration employed the use of force and guns on the Lagoon. This move eventually compelled the then King of Lagos: … Continue reading INDEPENDENCE DAY SPECIALS: THE CHRONICLES OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONS IN NIGERIA [I].
With all sense of responsibility, Atiku is one of the very few Nigerians who have no cases of corruption hanging on their necks. This man has challenged you to bring evidence if you have any. The onus is no longer on him but on us who think he is corrupt. He who asserts must prove. … Continue reading ‘Atiku Abubakar is not only capable but also competent to rule this country’– Barr. Adam Muhammad Ndakudu.
The society is now crazy. If you must survive, prepare for the hunger games. Get on or Get lost! For it will get breezy soon. Looming near is the thunder strikes. Like the dance of the children in the rain, We enjoy immorality with joy and pride. For the saints; There is no place to … Continue reading The SIN-City
Musing through the trendings lately, I keep imagining how beauty could eventually become the beast. I mean: exactly what would indeed a normal human being ever need 13 Billion British Pounds (27 trillions of Naira) for in this limited world? if divided evenly across the nation's equivocal population of 170,000,000 people, each person will get … Continue reading SHE STOLE EVERYTHING: DIEZANI AND THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION- Comrade Okhifo Oscar
Just as promised some weeks ago, the 8th Senate under the leadership of Senator Bukola Saraki is fulfilling the Constitutional amendment process. The senate is riding on an already established record of numerous bill passage within its first 2yrs of inauguration. Thus, it is making a giant stride with the constitution review considerations. The Constitution … Continue reading A BREAKDOWN OF THE 33 CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT BILLS PASSED BY THE SENATE; INTERPRETATIONS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS.