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Insurgency: When silence is no more golden

Rotimi Akinwumi I had cause to discuss on this page, sometime in March, the issue of insurgency and its effects, when some animals in human skin went on rampage, slaughtering…

SWF: Another N59 billion down the drain?

SWF: Another N59 billion down the drain?

By  Rotimi Akinwumi Was I shocked last Wednesday when another round of bulk-passing took place at the sitting of the House of Representatives Committee on Public Account when all the…

Abuja park-and-pay policy: Authorised robbery?

By  Rotimi Akinwumi It is not a crime for government to charge citizens for some essential services, I am an ardent believer in the policy of making people pay before…

Nigerian youths: Despised at home, slaughtered abroad!

By Rotimi Akinwumi My heart bleed as I write this piece. Events of the last 12 days have not been pleasant. Not that I had much hope and trust in…

Before Boko Haram annihilates us all

By Rotimi Akinwumi In response to the recent killing of 59 innocent students of Federal Government College, Buni Yadi, Yobe State, by the Boko Haram insurgents, the House of Representatives,…

Will pensioners ever have respite?

By  Rotimi Akinwumi Anytime I see retired civil servants, I mean those who served diligently without stealing from the purse of the nation, suffer deprivation in retirement, my heart bleeds.…

Who shall we believe: Ahmed or Yakubu?

By Rotimi Akinwumi The last time I saw the Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu, at the House of Representatives where he came to defend…

Rogues and thieves Nig Ltd!

Every time I pick up my ipad to put this column together, I usually have a feeling of dejection come over me because there is hardly anything positive about the…

Voodoo Budget, indeed!

By Rotimi Akinwumi I have always suspected the government whenever any issue that borders on money crops up. I have also had reasons to make comments on the mishandling of our…

When shall we have a budget for 2014?

2014 fiscal year is into its second month, yet the nation does not have a budget upon which the national expenditure for the year is premised. While it is convenient…

Can we have some peace, please?

The Defection of 53 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) was the peak of activities in the…

I can’t wait to see their faces…

By Rotimi Akinwumi,  0803 190 8637, folusoakinwumi@yahoo.com I am yet to get any tangible response to a question that has been bugging my mind for years on end. It’s a question…

The people deserve to know

When the military junta left power hurriedly, allowing  unprepared civilians take over rein of governance, in 1999, a flawed document in the name of constitution, upon which the soul of…

Oduahgate: Will “the needful” ever get done?

B y Rotimi Akinwumi, 0803 190 8637, folusoakinwumi@yahoo.com Last week, the issue of the illegal purchase of two BMW Bullet-proof exotic cars by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) was what I discussed…

Impunity and struggle for Nigeria’s destiny

By Rotimi Akinwumi, Sms: 0803 190 8637, Emial: folusoakinwumi@yahoo.com Anytime my mind wanders towards issues of governance in this country, my soul bleeds. I have over and over ruminated on what will…

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