There is none like you. You are the beginning and the end: the Alpha and the Omega. From the beginning of time you have delivered us from the clutches of evil and kept us in a safe place. You destroyed the darkness and brought the light. You are a faithful God and mighty Father and […]
2023 and the sabotage galore.
By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi. Billions of dollars were expended in the development of critical infrastructure needed for economic growth and expansion. The most remarkable is the renewal of our Railway infrastructure with the Abuja-Kaduna, and the Lagos-Ibadan, as well as the Warri-Itakpe routes already in place, with plans of expansion all the way […]
Kashim: A Bulwark of Northern politics without bitterness.
By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi. Senator Kashim Shettima, at the recently concluded signing ceremony organised by the National Peace Committee, for Presidential aspirants and political parties; brimmed with camaraderie and was in fine spirits, as he exchanged pleasantries with a cross-section of participants like Bishop Isaac Idahosa whom he referred to as his brother, […]
Dikko Radda on my radar
By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi. Katsina State has been ravaged by the worst of the banditry that has befallen the North West. Its vociferous flames have burnt both the rich and mighty, and the poor and downtrodden. So when it comes to Katsina, social status doesn’t matter, neither do political affiliations, as all have […]
JANUARY 15th 1966 AND THE MARTYDOM OF OUR HEROES PAST.
57 years ago today, on the night of January 15th 1966, the following individuals were murdered in cold blood by a group of mutinous young army officers led by Major Emmanuel Arinze Ifeajuna and Major Chukwuemeka Kaduna Nzeogwu during the course of the first military coup d’etat in the history of our country. Those that […]
Adamu Adamu: Salient strides in the transformation of tertiary education.
By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi. Mallam Adamu Adamu is one of the most prolific writers of our time who was consistently passionate about the predicament of tertiary education in Nigeria. He dedicated his columns to the advancement of the ASUU struggles, through the 2000s, most pungent was his, ‘Why ASUU is always on strike’ […]
Sights from history and smiles of victory.
By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi. Hope 93 was loved by all, and Nigerians deeply and truly believed that the 93 Presidential election is still the freest and fairest, and mother of all elections in the country’s most recent history. Nobody mulled the religious denominations of the flagbearers of the SDP that won the elections, […]
The North & 2023: Honor and truth, or lies and deceit?
By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi. In the 21st century of global villages, democracy, westernisation of ideals and even beliefs; it is certainly difficult to comprehend what Northern Nigeria is, let alone what it stands for. The massively islamised North, where peace and religious scholarship reigned supreme has become a savannah of religious extremism and […]
ON POWER SHIFT WE STAND by Femi Fani-Kayode
In the light of the fact that Governor Nyseom Wike of Rivers state, a leading member of the G5, has claimed that some APC Governors are meeting with Waziri Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the PDP, in Dubai and elsewhere (an allegation which I cannot possibly confirm or deny), I am constrained to make […]
GYB Series: “I am proud of you Gov. Yahaya Bello” _ PMB.
By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir Talban Bauchi. President Muhammadu Buhari was in Kogi State recently, where he launched a lot of legacy projects of the Governor Yahaya Bello administration. PMB was no doubt wowed by the quantum and quality of the projects, and as he was awed by what he had seen, he had to practically […]