Category: Columnist

1 2 3 4 5 6 30 / 54 POSTS
What exactly is Babangida saying?  by  Reuben Abati 

What exactly is Babangida saying? by Reuben Abati 

The drama, the controversy, the confusion, the double entendre, attended by seeming cowardice, that grew around a statement, perhaps the statements, p ...
Obasanjo and the extent of presidential powers  by  Reuben Abati

Obasanjo and the extent of presidential powers by Reuben Abati

More than a week after President Olusegun Obasanjo released his state of the nation commentary and devastating assessment of the Buhari administration ...
Aisha Buhari: The critic in the other room  by Reuben Abati

Aisha Buhari: The critic in the other room by Reuben Abati

Mrs Aisha M. Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari is probably the most loved person in Nigeria today, especially by critics of her husband's ...
The season of recanting  By Reuben Abati

The season of recanting By Reuben Abati

"I wish I could travel to the US right now" "Why? Why not wait till summer time?" "No, I feel like going there physically to tell President Dona ...
Buhari: Between yesterday and tomorrow  by Reuben Abati

Buhari: Between yesterday and tomorrow by Reuben Abati

I wrote the following piece, presented in italics, shortly after the postponement of the 2015 Presidential elections. It is important that the reader ...
Fr. Mbaka and the Voice of God  by  Reuben Abati

Fr. Mbaka and the Voice of God by Reuben Abati

"I do not believe in my mind that the way things are in Nigeria, any Catholic priest has the mandate to decide which of the political contestants shou ...
Liberia: The Rise of George Weah  by  Reuben Abati

Liberia: The Rise of George Weah by Reuben Abati

George Weah's emergence as Liberia's President-elect after the December 26 run-off election generated considerable interest among Nigerians for a numb ...
Olusegun Obasanjo, Ph.D  by Reuben Abati

Olusegun Obasanjo, Ph.D by Reuben Abati

Perhaps in the long run, the most remarkable legacy of the Nigerian leader known as Olusegun Obasanjo would be his personal example, in terms of the m ...
PDP Convention: The Aftermath  by  Reuben Abati

PDP Convention: The Aftermath by Reuben Abati

The elective Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that took place at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Saturday, December 9, was a charade and ...
Libya: “No brother in the jungle” By Reuben Abati

Libya: “No brother in the jungle” By Reuben Abati

Arab countries have a tradition of slavery dating back to centuries. This has persisted despite the existence of international conventions and legal f ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 30 / 54 POSTS