Dementia has made Buhari a pitiful puppet who is easily manipulated and swayed by anybody with private access to him.
Part of the reason we’re reluctant to celebrate the living is the fear of being misunderstood as angling to win their favour through flattery.
Outrage usually flows from a wellspring of righteous indignation over injustice, avoidably missed opportunities, elite cruelty, and preventable existential catastrophes.
I have never physically met Pantami in my entire life and have never asked for nor received a single favour from Isa Pantami since he has been in government.
It’s impossible to deploy the resources of logic, reason, basic decency, and even religious morality to defend some of the sermons Pantami gave.
If Nigeria is to have a chance at survival, it shouldn’t make the mistake of replacing a dementia-ravaged Buhari with an emotionally and mentally troubled Tinubu.
Most people know that “national unity” is only invoked as a rhetorical cudgel to squelch dissent.
Missionary schools that were taken over by the government are still essentially public schools. No more, no less.
We need to have an honest national conversation about why the hijab triggers such extreme bitterness and hostility in some Nigerian Christians.
When newspapers go from not holding the power to account to being paid to attack those who do, they are in the throes of a horrifying professional death.