PERISCOPE :Dino makes his return








Dino makes his return

The gadfly of Nigeria’s Senate, Dino Melaye, made his return to the Upper Chamber not without a bang last Wednes [...]

Thu, 31 May 2018

PERISCOPE : Jang’s prison epiphany


Jang’s prison epiphan

There is something about prison that is illuminating and revealing. Imagine the number of politicians that went to prison and became humane in their attitudes in Nigeria.

J [...]

Fri, 25 May 2018

PERISCOPE : Oh Idiris Oh

As far back as 1929, Thomas Mann, the German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate, said, “He probably was mediocre after all, though in a very honorable sense of that word.”

The Inspector Gener [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

PERISCOPE El-Rufai descends into the pig sty

El-Rufai descends into the pig sty

It is a given that Mallam Nasir el-Rufa’I the Kaduna state governor has an overwhelming self of sense, but to imagine that he would descend so low in such a short period beggars belief.

Today, a lot of tho [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018

Like Sani, Like Dino







Like Sani, Like Din

In the theatrics of Nigerian politics, the plot seems consistent though some characters may change. The latest flick is featuring one [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018

Periscope: Leah Sharibu, a profession of faith



Leah Sharibu, a profession of faith

When Boko Haram terrorists struck her school on February 19, 2018, and took her alongside 109 of her school mates captive, Leah Sharibu had no inkling [...]

Sat, 24 March 2018

Sowore: Ambition or delusion?

When I read Omoyele Sowore declaring his ambition to run for Nigeria’s presidency in 2019, my mind went straight to the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí, 1st Marquis of Púbol.

It was Dalí who said, “At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018

Afegbua: A tale of a Buhari ‘supporter’

Afegbua: A tale of a Buhari ‘supporter’

Indeed, life is full of twists and turns, bends and curves. Only a few weeks ago, Kassim Afegbua was a toast of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Afegbua, a former commissioner in Edo state under the Comrade Governor Adams Oshiomhole, [...]

Sun, 11 February 2018


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23 September 2018


The following is an official statement from the Presidential Villa in Abuja  tonight


14 September 2018