By Philip Agbese I recall that a section of the polity has decided to drag the Nigerian Army into the murky water of politics for their selfish reasons. This arose from the charge given by the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces President Muhammadu Buhari for the Nigeria Army to deal
By Sufuyan Ojeifo The military is a disciplined institution with a command structure that brooks no disrespect for constituted authorities. Hence the tendency by the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai to be finicky in dealing with any directive from the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic […]
By Isaac Ikpa Interestingly, I am getting to know more about the impressive, but silent aspects of President Muhammadu Buhari’s life and personage. I have never met him personally. But with his credentials as a retired Army officer, and given the military culture, it was safer for me to believe he is rough and unapologetically […]
To develop the economy, a stable political environment is necessary. There would be no economic development or improvement of people’s livelihood without stability. Countries should achieve mutual understanding, actively build trust, and create a peaceful and stable environment for economic developmen
Democracy is neither black nor red. Democracy is gray…it chooses banality over excellence, shrewdness over nobility, empty promises over true competence… it is eternal imperfection, a mixture of sinfulness saintliness and monkey business.
- The bond between former President Joseph Kabila and his successor,Felix Tshisekedi deepens today as the former leader visited the President this Sunday.
By Evaristus Bassey “Should Buhari wins, we as citizens must be prepared for two things. The first should be to stretch the great endurance for which we are known. The power centres within the Buhari presidency would assert themselves more ferociously, with Osinbajo becoming more of a lame-duck VP. “The second option would be to […]
By Faith Berewa Life is about choices, and the choices we make will either make or mar us. These choices are in the decisions we make, which invariably influence our actions. Where we are today as a nation is a function of the one big political choice we made in 2015. Where we will be […]
He was the one to come. The one to deliver us out of our miseries. The agent of change. Many were captivated by him. Many more by the tales they heard about him: His no-nonsense posture when he first mounted the saddle of leadership by viciously overthrowing a constitutional government, a fantasy desiring a recreation […]
Certainly, a big gulf has been created in the Directorate of Army Public Relations (DAPR) with the sudden voluntary retirement of its current Director, Brig.Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman. This shining Army officer, communications expert and iconic image maker, who proceeded on terminal leave formally bowed out of the service of the Nigerian Army and our […]