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Billionaire Civil Servants

By CHARLES OFOJI Nigeria is ostensibly a mad nation peopled by mad people. Therefore, it would be unreasonable to expect the civil servants to be different. In oddities, Nigeria comes first and little wonder that all around the world, it is only in our country that civil servants are multimillionaires and billionaires. It is unspeakable

Jonathan and 2015

By CHIDI AMUTA In this place, the only realm of activity that seems to be thriving is the political industry. It employs many either directly or collaterally. It empowers a few, converting a handful of thugs into instant millionaires while migrating millions of the so-called electorate into worsening poverty at a rate in inverse proportion

Drivers License: Winnowing the Chaff from the Grain

By ROGERS EDOR OCHELA   ”Life is about change. A leap can only be attained when dreams are translated into reality. A goal can also be fulfilled when a decayed system goes through the surgeon’s knife”—Alhaji Adamu Muazu, ex-Governor of Bauchi State It is often said that the only constant thing in life is change.

Balarabe Musa

Balarabe Musa blows hot: ‘Our Political Leaders are thieves’

Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa is the National Chairman of People’s Redemption Party (PRP) and the first elected civilian Governor of Kaduna State. A Chartered Accountant and Administrator of repute, the former governor spoke to our Kaduna Bureau Chief, Musa Alhaji Muhammad, on the recent all politicians summit and other issues of national importance.  Excerpts: You