Typically in most nations, people make money in the private sector and then go into politics, but in Nigeria the reverse is the case. People go into politics to make money. I observer this trend as a businessman in the… Read More ›
Articles by Ben
Senator Ben Murray-Bruce’s Statement on the PDP Supreme Court Judgment.
We are happy this nightmare is over. There is no victor no vanquished. This is also, not a time to gloat. I call on all sides to stretch out a hand of brotherhood to rebuild our great party. Peace is… Read More ›
We Need An Abdulsalami Now More Than Ever
Today (Wednesday June 14, 2017), my friend and big brother, General Abdulsalami Abubakar celebrates his 75th birthday and I felicitate with him. There are many elder statesmen who like to pride themselves as being the father of Nigeria’s democracy, but… Read More ›
Towards a Big, Ambitious Free Trade Agreement
Nigeria has one of the highest populations of young people between 18-36 in the world. Thus, the single biggest focus of Nigerian leaders should not be how to consolidate themselves in power, but how to convert her huge youth population… Read More ›
The Many Potentials in Anthony Joshua
Nigeria’s sports sector may have ignored Anthony Joshua but Nigerians did not and certainly I did not. Recall that Silverbird honored him at Man of the Year two years ago. Today, we are all very proud of Anthony after his… Read More ›
BIG GIVEAWAY: Are you a Nollywood pro? Are you an amateur set on making it big in Nollywood and on the world stage?
The 100th Commonsense Series How time flies! Two years ago, I began shooting the common sense messages in video format as my non partisan contribution to the development of the full strata of Nigerian society from the grassroots to the… Read More ›
Let’s Put Nigeria on the World’s Map!
The news going round that the current meningitis scourge affecting some parts of Nigeria is the result of the sins of Nigerians is absolute rubbish! Meningitis is caused by bacteria not sin. If sin caused meningitis, most of us politicians… Read More ›
How PDP Can Avoid Mutually Assured Destruction.
We in the political class spend too much time politicking and too little time governing. And this is not a challenge for the ruling All Progressive Congress alone. We in the Peoples Democratic Party also have our challenges in this… Read More ›
Focus on Your Goals, Not Your Enemies
I have just returned from President Olusegun Obasanjo’s 80th birthday celebrations in Abeokuta, Ogun state (actually I’m still in the car driving back to Lagos) and I am very proud that Nigeria is blessed to have had a man like… Read More ›
Is This the Change We Promised Nigerians?
Two weeks ago, the Chairman of the Senate Committee of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, made a startling revelation that shook me and many right thinking Nigerians to our foundation. At a time Nigeria is going through a… Read More ›