Monthly Archive: October 2017


A tsar is born

SEVENTEEN years after Vladimir Putin first became president, his grip on Russia is stronger than ever. The West, which still sees Russia in post-Soviet terms, sometimes ranks him as his country’s most powerful leader...


Heavy hitters give Nigeria the thumbs up

October was certainly another positive month for the largest economy in Africa, which has yet again showcased its brawn and resilience on the global stage. Annual inflation eased for the eighth straight month, while...

President Muhammadu Buhari 0

Short memo to my President

Presido, your wife alleged your government has been hijacked. Your bosom friend, the head of Customs, has practically said the same thing. And we see evidence of this everywhere and every time. When are...