Nigeria: Big issues of 2017


By Charles Kumolu

For a year that started with scarcity of tomatoes, it is coming to an end today with the scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, otherwise known as petrol.

The year witnessed the highs and lows never before imagined.

President Buhari

Take, for  instance, the Abdulrasheed Maina scandal – a known  fugitive, meeting with Nigeria’s number one law officer in a foreign land, with the knowledge and participation of the Director General of the Department of State Service, DSS,  Lawal  Daura, and the National Security Adviser, NSA, Babagana Mongunu, respectively.   Worse, he returned and settled at the Ministry of Interior with a promotion to boot.

Abdulrasheed Maina,

Yet, it was not all about scandals. Contrary to naysayers and evil elements, President Muhammadu Buhari, though out of office for quite a long time, survived, came back healthier and is today looking…

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