I am  one  Nigerian that is incurably optimistic about  the  Nigerian project  and will lend  my  support  to any administration  that will reposition Nigeria... However, action speaks louder than words and this is one thing that Abuja and APC must learn.

For real, Dasuki is a bĂȘte noir; The proverbial black sheep that is currently carrying   the sins of GEJ and his ruinous PDP  administration. Dasuki stands accused  but  before  we sealed his  fate, it is salient  we pause a while  and think outside  the box  despite  the mind bogging looting under  his  watch.
Truth be told, Dasuki is one Nigerian who cannot   shy away from the full glare of camera and Newspaper headlines as the anti- corruption sheriff continues    to knock on the doors of PDP chieftains as if APC stalwarts are saints.
The  looting spree and Bazaar organized by  the former NSA should   remind  us   that  something is  wrong  with our  institutions and  political  climate such   that  political  appointees  and  government  functionaries  continue  to  behave  as  of mis-governance  and  abuse  of  office  is our  political   DNA .
I cannot fathom why but I admire the Dasuki dynasty of Sokoto Caliphate a lot. Sadly, this current DasukiGate has left a very bad test in my mouth.   Of course, Dasuki will carry his cross.   He is on the hot seat now but  it  could  have  been any of us  judging from  the fact  that he  found  himself  in a government  where  the Oga-on-top is a perfect definition of leadership- mis-road.  
We all know too well that Dasuki could not have   become a father Xmas without the blessing of   the Oga- on - top.  Many   will be quick to say he should have resigned   knowing fully well   that most of the directives of   GEJ and   PDP buccaneers were illegal and unconstitutional.  But is that easy? It is always easier said than done.
Dasuki, is a victim of a rotten political system and culture like most Nigerians caught in the web of corruption; A political climate that encourages sycophancy and hero - worship. The Oga - on- top mentality   make it very difficult   for anybody to work in the political circle and come out without any dint especially if the Oga is a student of Wuruwuru and Magomago School of politicking like GEJ.
When a  political leader shares the  grace of  infallibility   with the   pope,  what  do  you  expect those under him  to do than  to say “Yes” to   his   whims and caprices?. With all the executive power vested  in the office of  the PFRN only a Biblical David  can challenge  the President  or  refuse  to carry out  his orders  without a scar  or  even   stay alive   to  tell  the story.  Ask Bola Ige and  Alfred Marshal.  In a  Hobbesian  jungle   like   the   Nigeria  of  PDP  days, One  is likely  to  toe  the path of the proverbial  parrot that said   if  you  cannot  defeat   them,  join them.
I faced a similar situation as a student in Cameroun. And,  when I  insisted  in  having  the right  thing  done, I was   wiped  out  of the  system like dust  on a car screen.  The   retaliatory action  from the powers- that- be   hit  me  massively  that for more  than six years now, I am  yet  to recover  from the  blow.  If experience  is the  best  teacher,  then,  I am  better  placed  to  tell us   that  it is  not a child play  to say ‘’no”  when  the authority wants  a  “ yes”. And, this was exactly   the same situation   that Dasuki faced and he had to act to stay alive and politically correct. 
When the entire   institutions   that can protect citizens   have been compromised where do you run to for help when you are forced to do things against your conscience? Resigning  and escaping  to exile  is a good  option  but,  a call to  Prof  Wole Soyinka, Nuhu Ribadu and Malam Nasir El’Rufai will convince  us  that Oyibo land  is  not an immunity  against  the Wickedness of evil minded political  class when   you refuse to do their wish or step on their toes and then escape to Europe.
Had   the PDP  won   the  election, Dasuki could  have  become a saint  but  now  that the  table is  turned against  him,  methinks  we should  not only  request  that  he goes to Kirikiri, we  must  also  do something   about  a system   that makes  it a near  impossibility   for Nigerians in the corridors of power like Dasuki to  embrace  the philosophy  of Julius Nyerere.
 If Dasuki is guilty, we are all guilty and Nigeria is guilty because he is the product of the Nigerian society; our society where values have been turned upside down. Abi na lie?                    
Buhari: Dealing with the Arm Deal
Nigeria today is a country where too many things do not work as they should. Our development schemes have not improved the quality of life as much as they should. Yet we have planned and re-planned. We have probed and re-probed. We have reformed and reformed but at the end of it all, contentment still eludes us------ NPN  1981
To know why Nigeria is   a laughing stock in the comity of nations, one need not consult Amadioha. All  you  need  to  do is to lift  the carpet   up and   you  will be  faced with  the stark reality about  the log in   the wheel  of Nigeria’s progress.
If poverty and  mis-governance  have  defiled  the  prescription of  the joint efforts    of political  Doctors from UNN, UI and ABU, it is  because  the culture of sweeping  critical  issues under  the carpet   have  not been abandoned  by  Nigerian political  leaders.
 Nigeria has been a nation of deals.  Since  things  fell  apart  for PDP, we  are   constantly been  fed  daily  with  figures    that most  of  us  cannot   call or pronounce  without  the   help  of CBN; I mean  the  huge  amount  of money  that can make  the  dead  return from  the  great  beyond. Anyway, like Bishop Kukah, the media  propaganda  espoused by Abuja and  the APC is not moving me and will  not   move me  because  I am  a Nigerian and I know very well  that soon, deals  may be done and  the  biggest  looting in the history of Nigeria since 1999 will be swept under the carpet.
Before the  apostles of “ Buharicracy” will began  to call me  names,  I  hasten  to make  this disclaimer: I am  one  Nigerian that is incurably optimistic about  the  Nigerian project  and will   lend  my  support  to any   administration  that will reposition Nigeria  and reclaim her  lost  glories. However, action speaks louder than words and this is one thing that Abuja and APC must learn.
Deals in Nigeria did not start   with the shoeless fisherman from Otuoke.  He only elevated   it to a system of governance. It   was  there  yesterday and  will remain till tomorrow  if  the  government  continues  to put the  cart  before  the  horse.
Bishop Kukah  remains one  Nigerian   that have  proven  to have  a  perfect  understanding of our  political   history  and engagement .    The public lecture (Nigeria: Euphoria, Hysteria and Dementia, still a long walk to freedom) he delivered in Lagos   last year was a logical and objective eye opener on the war against corruption by previous regimes.
I am in total agreement   with the lord Bishop. Nigerians are not good   students of history  and the resultant  effect    is that an evil  genius  will  wake   up one morning,  beatify  himself and the Nigerians  will  swallow  him  line, sinkers and   hook. We seem to be forgetful. Pitiably, we have forgotten a lot that happened in the recent past but his lordship is too meticulous in his approach to issues to forget.
Buhari is  not the  first  President  to make  public  his  hatred  for  behind  the scene  deals   that  is  bleeding  Nigeria to   the  grave, yet  most of  them left  Aso Rock  with  litanies of dirty deals hanging over  their neck like  the sword of Damocles.
Saint OBJ, the wizard of Otta was once the Choir master of the anti- Corruption choir but after eight years in Aso Villa, he became a perfect example of a corrupt leader. As  things  are today,  the  corrupt deals he used to enrich himself, family members   and his numerous  Kleptomaniac  college  of friends  have  been swept  under  the carpet  and he  is busy pontificating on political affairs of this nation and moving around  as a kingmaker  unchallenged.
Truly, Bishop Kukah was right about his earlier assessment of Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade and his approach to loot recovery.  A hunter that goes to hunt monkey with flute and drum will return home with empty bags.
We are watching and waiting,   we refuse to be deceived and we refuse to buy the APC propaganda that only PDP politicians are thieves.
 It  is one  thing   to  convict someone in the pages  of Newspapers, and  another  to secure  a conviction  from a court  of competent  jurisdiction. It is one thing to begin a journey and another to end it successfully. It  is also  good  to recover  our looted common wealth  from  the PDP  sinners and thieves   but it is  more salient  that  Buhari  makes sure  that the  college of saints in APC  will refuse to eat yam by not re - looting  the recovered fund as it happened with GEJ .  Need I say more?       
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