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BUHARI’S ALBATROSS IN 2019

BUHARI’S ALBATROSS IN 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari cannot bring up Economy, Security and Anti-corruption (ESA) campaign slogans on which his 2015 successful campaigns were hinged . . . “Albatross” is a metaphor used to…

Nigeria is still Jaga Jaga

Nigeria is still Jaga Jaga

The 2004 hit song “Nigeria Jaga Jaga” by rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem, declaimed corruption and suffering in Nigeria. Former President Obasanjo lambasted Abdulkareem and banned the song. Jaga Jaga remains a…

The Messenger or The Message

The Messenger or The Message

The Messenger is a 2015 British horror film. Young Jack sees and talks with souls who have not “gone into the light.” These souls ask him to become their ‘Messenger’…

Judicial Assault On Checks And Balances

Judicial Assault On Checks And Balances

The Nigerian Constitution incorporates a system of “separation of powers” with constitutional imprimatur in sections 4, 5 and 6 for the three branches of government; enforced through a series of…

Is Democracy Working In Nigeria?

Is Democracy Working In Nigeria?

Democracy is associated with the ancient Greeks and Romans. The term “democracy” first appeared in ancient Greek political and philosophical thought in the city-state of Athens during classical antiquity (5th…

Re-Looting The Loot

Re-Looting The Loot

Looting describes egregious instances of theft and embezzlement, the “plundering” of public assets by government officials. The proceeds are described as loot. Loot is a 1970 British film in which…

Atiku’s One For The Road?

Atiku’s One For The Road?

“One For The Road” as an expression or phrase first appeared in the early 1900s. It originated from traveling salesmen, who, after a night of drinking (often in a bar)…

The Politics Of Convoy

The Politics Of Convoy

Convoy is a 1978 American action film based on convoy trucking, and a 1940 British war film based on convoy escort of warships during World War II. It’s also a…

FUGITIVE SCANDAL CASTS DOUBT ON WAR AGAINST CORRUPTION

FUGITIVE SCANDAL CASTS DOUBT ON WAR AGAINST CORRUPTION

“The Fugitive” as motion picture title has been shot into eight different action-thriller films in America, France, South Korea, Hong Kong and Italy, between 1910 and 2003. The eight movies…

NORTH BY NORTHWEST

NORTH BY NORTHWEST

“North by Northwest” is a 1959 American thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The epic movie is a tale of mistaken identity; an innocent man pursued across the US by agents…

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