It takes an outsider to prod us to think outside the box to upend staid traditions, subvert taken-for-granted assumptions, and upturn settled, ossified, and faulty certainties.
A Yohanna Audu or an Esther Ladi Jatau as president or vice president would do enormous good for the self-esteem and sense of belonging of millions of northern Christians.
If PDP weren’t the disorganised, undisciplined party that it is now, it would take advantage of the dissension in APC to get back to power.
I could have chosen to make this message private, but the ongoing ASUU strike in Nigeria’s public universities is a public issue.
Centuries of separation haven’t severed our linguistic and cultural links. That’s fascinating.
People who found out that my father-in-law is Igbo used to say my criticism of the Buhari regime was inspired by connubial solidarity with the Igbo.
Bola Tinubu needs to come clean about the true state of his health if he wants to be taken seriously as a contender for the presidency in 2023.
The strategy is working—at least for now.
It’s also intriguing, by the way, that “Mogaji,” the last name of Tinubu’s adopted mother, is the Yoruba domestication of the Hausa name Magaji.
Buhari is a scripted, robotic, unimaginative talking mannequin who has no capacity to veer off from the limited pool of stereotyped responses.