Bayo Oluwasanmi

Alhaji Lai Mohammed - Lai-Mohammed - Nigeria News

Majority of people who come to see a psychiatrist are suffering from what is called either a neurosis or a character disorder. These two conditions are disorders of responsibility, and as such they are opposite styles of relating to the world and its problems. In the case of Lai Mohammed, the federal Minister of Information, he suffers from character disorder. People afflicted with character disorder assume not enough responsibility and when they are in conflict with the world, they blame others. So is the case with Lai Mohammed. He automatically assumes that bloggers and critics of rudderless administration of President Muhammadu Buhari on social media are at fault. Lai Mohammed wants to proscribe social media in Nigeria by saying that Nigerians on social media who expressed their anger and frustration on the bankrupt state of Nigeria will set Nigeria on fire. Lai Mohammed’s threat is more of distraction and for image sake than anything else. Only idle ministers of Buhari like Lai Mohammed are able to sleep with their two eyes closed in a country with over 100 million people who are destitute. Lai Mohammed easily gets caught up in doing things for image sake and to distract the people from serious national problems. The threat in my opinion, is pure facade and hypocrisy by trying to cover up Buhari’s incompetence and directionless government.Lai Mohammed’s statement is not only a sickening diversion, it is an attempt to cover up his leadership failure in the tragic way he runs the affairsContinue reading

Muhammadu Buhari vs Omoyele Sowore

Is Nigeria an evil empire? Yes! In my own opinion, President Muhammadu Buhari has turned Nigeria into evil empire. Since Buhari’s arrival in Aso Rock, the evidence that he has turned Nigeria into evil empire grows every day. The barbaric clampdown on critics of Buhari’s evil regime makes Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s erstwhile brutal military maximum dictator, a ‘progressive democratic president’. Buhari as president in a democratic government has taken over all the three branches of government- executive, judiciary, and the legislature. He now controls all the three branches of government. Separation of powers, checks and balances have been completely wiped out. Judges now wait on Buhari to write their judgment. The National Assembly has been pocketed. The legislators are as good as dead. The military and the police have become sniffing dogs for Buhari to hunker down critics of his evil rule. Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare (Mandate) were abducted 100 days ago in the wee hours of the night in their hotel suites without warrant for being part of a peaceful protest tagged #RevolutionNow. Buhari ordered his secret police DSS to keep Sowore and Bakare in detection for 45 days without bail and without trial. At the expiration of 45 days in solitary confinement, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) the attorney for the duo petitioned the court for bail. Justice Taiwo Taiwo the presiding judge, granted the defendants bail. In his characteristic manner of defying court orders, Buhari directed DSS that the defendants should not be released. Mr. Falana wentContinue reading

Omoyele Sowore Supporters - Nigeria Politics News Today

Nigeria came into being as a result of the British amalgamation of Northern and Southern colonial territories in 1914. The amalgamation was an act of colonial convenience for obvious reasons. The Brits wanted one country stretching from the desert to the Atlantic Coast. Northern Nigeria couldn’t pay its way while southern Nigeria generated more than enough revenue for its administrative expenses. The amalgamation laid the historical bitterness, rivalry, and enmity between the two colonial territories. The two colonies are quite the opposite of one another. The North is largely Muslim. It was the center of the erstwhile Islamic Empire called the Sokoto Caliphate. The Muslim North looks up to the Middle East and other parts of the Muslim world for affinity, solidarity, and sociopolitical model. The South is largely Christian and highly influenced by the sociopolitical pattern of the West and traditional African societies. This was the beginning of a precarious foundation of our federalism. The foundations of true federalism are based on the concerns for the unity and integrity of a culturally diverse nation like ours. Our historical experience is a sharp contrast to the important foundations of federalism. Ours is a disruptive and disintegrative sectarian forces coupled with political rancor and instability prevailing since independence. The lopsided power-sharing arrangement between the federal government and the states fuels precipitation and intensification of ethnic conflicts. The politics of ethnicity has remarkably retarded our national development and has remained the sole engine that drives our modern history. The unjust monopoly ofContinue reading

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We have witnessed the independence of Slovenia from the former Yugoslavia, the collapse of the Soviet Union, the division of the former Czechoslovakia, and the separation of both Eritrea from Ethiopia and South Sudan from Sudan. Numerous successful secessions have allowed people greater freedom and self-determination: Greek independence from the Ottoman Empire, the Hungarian split with the Soviet Union in 1989, Singapore’s secession from Malaysia in 1965, Ireland’s independence from the United Kingdom, and countless others. Nigeria’s impotence as ungovernable, divided, separate, hostile, and unequal nation is apparent for all to see. Nigeria, as we know it, is dead! The country is irrevocably broken along ethnic, linguistic, geographical, religious, and cultural lines. The sooner the Nigerian people accept this, the sooner the break-up and the sooner we can move on. From time to time, the break-up of Nigeria becomes inevitable to many of us who believe that “In the course of human events, it is necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them.” We’re in one of those periods now, and while the reasons are unique, the historical moment is not new. In 1953, the Northerners considered secession from the Nigerian colony that would soon be an independent nation. The words of our founding fathers that Nigeria is not one country remain prophetically instructive. Listen to them: “Nigeria is not a nation. It is mere geographical expression. There are no ‘Nigerians’ in the same sense as there are ‘English,’ ‘Welsh,’ or ‘French.’ The word ‘Nigerian’Continue reading

Bukola Saraki - Nigeria Politics News Headlines

The brutal electoral defeat of Mesujamba Saraki, the Kwara native son on Saturday capped one of the longest running fraudulent career of a politician of our time. Read more.

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Omoyele Sowore - Nigeria Politics News Today

Who is afraid of Omoyele Sowore? Obviously all the five presidential candidates for the debate are afraid of Sowore. Sowere is a unique candidate with a unique revolutionary message. He's driven by fearless ideas.

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