Okey Ndibe

Waiting On Buhari

Written by Okey Ndibe

Waiting On Buhari Everything in and about Nigeria is in a waiting pattern. Everybody, Nigerians and foreigners alike, are waiting on President Muhammadu Buhari. This pattern is a profoundly sobering lesson. It is also both a risk and an opportunity.

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Buhari Should Adopt “Agu” Strategy

Written by Okey Ndibe

One of the joys of being a columnist is to occasionally receive a remarkably cogent response to one of my pieces. Sometimes, the response comes from a reader who agrees with me, but who wishes to shed fresh light on an issue. Just as frequently, it is from an interlocutor out to point to gaps in my argument, and to propose a different outlook.

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Unfueled, Lightless At Time of Transition

Written by Okey Ndibe

In the lingering fuel crisis, Mr. Buhari has a perfect challenge and opportunity. The challenge lies in proving himself as a true leader, a problem-solver. It won’t be enough to adopt an episodic approach to a problem that is awfully recurrent. Yes, he must find an answer for this current crippling crisis, but he ought to, also, show that he understands how to spare Nigeria the shame of being a major oil-producing country that often can’t find fuel.

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