A combination of ethno-regional populism driven by religious fundamentalism in northern Nigeria, an entrenched dogma of party supremacy in the ruling APC and a mob of supporters whose partisan loyalty has been elevated above patriotism to the Nigerian state, may be paving the way for the transformation of Muhammadu...
BREAKTHROUGH On Sunday, 12 August 2018, the most amazing international news was NASA’s mission to touch the sun, by the major International News Outlets; CNN, BBC, Aljazeera and host of others. NASA it the acronyms of National Aeronautics and Space Administration, which is a famous American agency with a clear...
  Conversation with Azu What is it about us, Nigerians, that make others think they can take us for granted and get away with it? Two different recent news items got me thinking about how long we would be prepared to put up with the shenanigans of folks who think...
                            BREAKTHROUGH Friday, January 29, 2016, the 38th ABU convocation lecture was delivered by Africa’s famous and illustrious son, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON at the Mamman Kontagora Square, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Another illustrious, celebrated Emir of...
 BREAKTHROUGH The adopted village concept involves the process of technology transfer and adoption of the improved packages released by the National Agricultural Research Institutes (NARIs) to the farming communities around the NARIs. The approach brings together the researchers and extension agents working on the farmers’ field to provide solution to the...
Conversation with Azu The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, thinks he has found the medicine for public opinion: listen with blocked ears. It worked for him last year when the Abuja airport was shut down for six weeks for runway repairs. The announcement of the closure sparked public outrage...
conversation with Azu The pastor of the Household of God International Ministries, Reverend Chris Okotie, has asked the 68 political parties, especially the two major ones, to roll over and adopt him as their consensus candidate in next year's presidential election. It is not a joke or a suggestion. It...
                                          BREAKTHROUGH Poverty is one of the fundamental challenges confronting Nigeria especially in the rural areas. It is reported that more than 50 % of Nigerians earn less than two...
CONVERSATION WITH AZU Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has been on been on the rooftop and won’t come down till long after Saturday. He has been screaming, for all the world to hear, that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) plans to rig this weekend’s governorship election for his arch foe,...
BREAKTHROUGH The second part of this article was published two weeks ago. In the aforementioned article, hydroponics fodder production, as one of the smart farming techniques was discussed. Hydroponics fodder production is a viable strategy to address the perennial and deadly conflict between the herders and farmers in Nigeria. This...