Tag Archives: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua

When Yar’Adua’s Myopia Meets Jonathan’s Haugtiness

By MOHAMMED ISMAIL DESERT HERALD has predicted in the past, without necessarily being boastful or prophesying doom for the country, the proliferation of violent insurgency in the country since the extension of the controversial and widely debated amnesty was extended to the Niger Delta militants by the Yar’Adua Government in its futile and hasty attempt

A Federation without Federalism

By NASIR AHMED EL-RUFAI If any ques tions remain as to why, despite huge oil revenues and massive borrowing by the government – poverty, unemployment and insecurity have worsened, our detailed analysis in this column of the 2011 and 2012 budgets of the Federal Government would have provided some answers. We raised posers on whether

God will bring a leader that will sanitize Nigeria and it’s Corrupt Leadership – Adamu Ciroma

Elder statesman Malam Adamu Ciroma has expressed hope that God will soon bring a leader in Nigeria that will correct the wrongs of present and former governments. Ciroma made this known in an interview with the BBC Hausa service which was monitored by our correspondent. The Madakin Fika said, “The only thing is we should