Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Shocking truths about Ebola Virus Disease, By Garba Shehu

April 9, 2014

Garba Shehu “Ebola is a cruel disease. It kills easily but painfully. It also spreads easily.” Nigeria with her population of 160 million-plus is at... read more


PDP, APC And Their Endless Verbal Rockets, Garba Shehu

April 2, 2014

Garba Shehu The PDP and its may communicators must come to terms with the responsibility they carry on their shoulders With the 2015 elections looming... read more


Power Sector: Government is Attempting an Escape, By Garba Shehu

March 26, 2014

It doesn’t sound like we have a government in place. If we had one, someone should start worrying about the sliding power supply. I am... read more


The National Conference as a Dictatorial Safari, By Garba Shehu

March 19, 2014

President Jonathan is going about the National Conference in a way suggesting that he is not a firm believer in representative democracy. Some call it... read more


Secure Schools, Don’t Close them Down, By Garba Shehu

March 12, 2014

The closure of five Federal Government Colleges in the North-Eastern part of the country is exactly what Boko Haram wants. It’s absolutely the wrong way... read more


How the Nigerian media disgraced Jonathan and his Centenary celebrations, By Garba Shehu

March 5, 2014

The way the Nigerian media largely ignored the Centenary celebrations underscores how a government and its public can see things differently…... read more


Abuja’s “Secretive” World Economic Forum, By Garba Shehu

February 26, 2014

Garba Shehu With or without the World Economic Forum here, it is of paramount importance to bring a semblance of order to government finances.…... read more


Does Nigeria Have a Foreign Policy? By Garba Shehu

February 19, 2014

Garba Shehu In making a distinction between a journalist and a diplomat, an author described the diplomat as an official sent abroad to lie on... read more


Sanusi is down, but by no means out, By Garba Shehu

February 12, 2014

CBN Governor, Lamido Sanusi Sanusi’s tenure at the CBN seems a blessing to end the stealing of crude oil and derivable revenues, which has now... read more


Katsina’s Low Blow to VP Sambo, By Garba Shehu

February 6, 2014

Garba Shehu It is not today that governors started jockeying to replace a sitting vice president in Nigeria. When he was in office as Vice... read more


Labaran Maku and his frenzied attacks on northern leaders, By Garba Shehu

January 30, 2014

Garba Shehu If I sat in a jury to decide who among the three in the President’s circle is doing the most damage to “enemy”... read more


‘Change’ in PDP Comes With Expiry Date, By Garba Shehu

January 22, 2014

Garba Shehu It is not at all controversial to say that Nigeria’s ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is imperiled today. By the weekend,... read more


President Jonathan and The Buzz of 2013, By Garba Shehu

January 1, 2014

Garba Shehu The year 2014 is certainly going to be a thrill. Watch out for Dr Jonathan and the World Cup in Brazil.…... read more


Like PDP, like NCNC, By Garba Shehu

December 25, 2013

Garba Shehu The stunning take-over of the House of Representatives by opposition All Progressives Congress, APC,  at the expense of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party,... read more


What are the options for Dr. Jonathan? By Garba Shehu

December 19, 2013

Garba Shehu: Legal and civilized settlements of disputes are preferable than war. Patriotic chauvinism shouldn’t be allowed to blinker our judgment over Bakassi “So far,... read more


As Governor Lamido, PDP Chair, Tukur, Pound Each Other, By Garba Shehu

December 11, 2013

Garba Shehu The confrontation between the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, and the Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido,... read more


What is cooking in the EFCC? By Garba Shehu

December 4, 2013

Garba Shehu There are many of you out there who are equally concerned as I am, about the leaders of the country continuing to behave... read more


Gov. Babangida Aliyu and 2015 Battle Lines, By Garba Shehu

November 27, 2013

Garba Shehu The 2015 electoral contest is one that pitches President Goodluck Jonathan, puffed up by his native Ijaw and some of the South-East states-... read more


Anambra: The power of insincerity, By Garba Shehu

November 20, 2013

Garba Shehu Someone asked the academic question of whether Presidents can stop being President for reasons of politics and it didn’t take a while for... read more


Geidam Spoke with 100% Honesty on Insurgency, By Garba Shehu

November 13, 2013

In the midst of the unsavoury debate over the rightfulness of a six month’s extension of emergency rule on Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States, I... read more


Take-aways From the Bullet-Proof BMW-Aviation Crisis, By Garba Shehu

November 6, 2013

Garba Shehu The controversy surrounding the purchase of bullet-proof cars by Aviation Ministry parastatals will be useless if at the end of it lessons are... read more


The Anguish of Kidnapping and Extremism, by Garba Shehu

October 30, 2013

Garba Shehu This is a very difficult period for many families, but it is even more so for the whole country, dealing with insurgency and... read more


Real Reasons for Jonathan’s “Conversation”, By Garba Shehu

October 9, 2013

Garba Shehu In an age of “transformation” the quick change from the proclamation of “National Conference” – now a dead issue into a “national conversation”... read more


PDP’s Sin Tax is Socialism, So What? By Garba Shehu

October 2, 2013

Garba Shehu Without the embrace of socialism, the Jonathan administration has introduced one of the most cherished components of egalitarian rule – the luxury or... read more


A White Elephant Called Child Rights Act, By Garba Shehu

September 25, 2013

Garba Shehu A lesson man is taught by birds is that they take care of those that cannot fly without the thought of a reward... read more