Gabriel Amalu

Undelegated delegates
2022/06/07 04:36:35

The legal maxim delegate non potest delegare appears not to hold water in the Nigerian context, especially with respect to delegates to party conventions and congresses. The maxim simply means...


Rich sound of music
2022/05/31 05:01:05

This essay is dedicated to Professor Richard and Dr (Mrs) Cecilia Okafor, who celebrated the golden jubilee of their wedding anniversary in pomp and pageantry last Saturday. A biopic of...


Nation without statesmen
2022/05/24 07:16:31

The controversy generated by the latest attempt to further amend the Electoral (Amendment) Act 2022, which the president had not signed as this column went to bed exposes our office...

Buhari 6

Time to run
2022/05/17 07:31:52

The book of Ecclesiastes teaches there is time for everything. Unfortunately, the sacked ministers in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari refused to heed that exhortation. They played humpty dumpty,...

United we stand

Gale of endorsements
2022/05/10 03:50:27

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has President Muhammadu Buhari to thank for her swelling bank account, courtesy of the N100 million presidential expression of interest and participation form, which about...


Licence to loot?
2022/05/03 06:45:51

Two developments the penultimate week, gave Nigerians cause to worry about the sincerity of President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government’s avowed fight against corruption. The first was the pardon of two...


Bandit economy
2022/04/12 06:25:14

Last week, I wrote about the rise of destructive tendencies amongst some Nigerians, under the rubric of a national quagmire. In this piece we draw attention to the emergence of...

Katsina Bandits

National quagmire
2022/04/05 04:19:25

Those at the helm of affairs in Nigeria, whether as president, governor, minister, or local council chairman, particularly those who have made conscious efforts to improve the nation’s physical infrastructure,...

Muhammadu Buhari

Tinubu as potentate – 2
2022/03/29 02:58:26

Today, Nigeria’s political landscape will quake from the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s political tremor. If the political acolytes of the great political tactician of the Fourth Republic have their way,...


Hope amidst hopelessness
2022/03/22 02:44:27

This column recently advised President Muhammadu Buhari to watch out for his close aides whose actions bring disrepute to his regime especially in its dying days. In furtherance of that...

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