Frisky Larr

Sharing my thoughts and putting my message accross

The Urgent Need to Replace Democracy in Africa

By Frisky Larr My latest book “Lost in Democracy” illustrates in detail, historical facts and political events to support the notion that Black Africa is consumed in the western trap … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Matthew Kukah’s Christian Values and Misplaced Priorities

  By Frisky Larr When I wrote the book “Africa’s Diabolical Entrapment”, in which I examined Black Africa’s plight in its self-imposed religious trap, I stopped short of crossing several … Continue reading

April 24, 2017 · 4 Comments

Buhari’s Civilian Presidency: Was it a Serious Misunderstanding?

  By Frisky Larr In biblical English, the expression “How art the mighty fallen” means nothing more than “How have the mighty fallen!” This thought occurs to me when I … Continue reading

April 17, 2017 · 3 Comments

Killing Premium Times with the Power of Dubai?

Mr. Dapo Olorunyomi is the silent voice behind Premium Times. Premium Times is a news outlet that needs no introduction. For some reasons, he has become the target of a … Continue reading

January 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Society, Debt & Repayment: An Iborinic Conundrum

By Frisky Larr Talking of society and debts, no doubt, the learned mind reflects first and foremost, on state lending, interest rates, lending institutions and the generational transfer of repayment … Continue reading

December 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why do Africans Often Fight to Secede and Never to Unite?

By Frisky Larr From North to South, Africans have very much in common. In the course of investigating history for my book “Lost In Democracy”, I stumbled onto several scientific … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Prophecies and Fake Prophets of the Folks that Ask for Them!

I want us to imagine for once, what it takes to become a General in the Army anywhere in the world. Recruits battle through the ranks and probably never make … Continue reading

November 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brush the Mistakes Aside and Help Buhari Save the Revolution!

By Frisky Larr The name Eddy Grant is still a household name to a particular age group all over the world. The Guyana-born Reggae star once sang the lyrics that … Continue reading

October 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

Buhari: Inconsistencies Split Nigeria but Nigerians Make Matters Worse!

By Frisky Larr The story of inconsistencies on the part of the President since the birth of the current dispensation is best exemplified by two well-known incidents. The Jibrin/Dogara conflict … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Buhari’s Weaknesses shocking Admirers but He still stands Tall

Before anyone develops ideas and speculates that I am now a wailer-convert, I will make haste to dispel this silly notion. It is of immense importance to underscore the undeniable … Continue reading

September 12, 2016 · 2 Comments

Yakubu Dogara: President Buhari’s First Major and Dangerous Failure!

With the handling of the budget padding issue as was done in the House of Representatives led by Yakubu Dogara, President Muhammadu Buhari has, so far, inflicted upon himself, a … Continue reading

August 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Just What is President Buhari Doing? One Step Forward, Two steps Backwards?

By Frisky Larr For some time now, a heightened sense of bickering has been taking control of the Nigerian political establishment. Trepidations are growing on the direction that the government … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 · 2 Comments

No Tears for Abiola

(This article was first published in http://www.Nigeriaworld.com and http://www.Nigeriannews.com on December 12, 2006 and is being republished today, on account of the June 12th anniversary) The sun neither rises in … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Arrest Jonathan Now, Declare a State of Emergency and Blow ‘em all up!

It would have been so easy if anger could solve problems. We would have chosen the path of the prophecy of the legendary Bob Marley of blessed memory. “A total … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · 5 Comments

Buhari’s Inconsistent Management of Fuel Subsidy leaves Loyalists Confused in a needless Own-Goal!

  By Frisky Larr An unnecessary own-goal indeed. Who doesn’t remember Muhammadu Buhari’s infamous interview (Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmG_dYY7YRA) before he became President? He talked elaborately about fuel subsidy stressing very clearly … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · 2 Comments

Bukola Saraki: Aristocratically-spoilt Child trying hard to dare Buhari!

  “Serves Buhari right” one may be tempted to say and many are saying it loudly too, albeit for different reasons. One of such reasons appealed to me to a … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

Exclusive Interview with Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo Ex-President Obasanjo has no Regrets and no Apologies for facilitating a Jonathan Presidency!

    By Frisky Larr I communicated my interest in having a video-recorded exclusive interview with former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to his aides as soon as it became clear to … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Attacks on Buhari: How pathetic they’ve become!

Weeping and Wailing It’s been quite amusing since the inception of the Buhari administration barely one year ago, observing self-styled critics of the new government, who are driven by diverse … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · 3 Comments

Of Pharisees and Cardinals in the Buhari Equation!

To the objective mind, the Christian religion in Nigeria today seems to embody a story that is yet to be told to a generation that is struggling to identify the … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

MAN OF THE YEAR 2015!

If I had the chance to pick a Man of the Year, guess who that man would be! An overwhelming majority of our compatriots will no doubt, readily pick on … Continue reading

December 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

Is Muhammadu Buhari Playing by the Rules?

  Is anyone surprised today that the political soup of Nigeria is literally boiling over the spaces of the mighty cauldron? The foamy substance of the toxic brew is powered … Continue reading

December 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Is the West baiting for blood en route to a 3rd World War?

Will Barack Obama, the Nobel PEACE Prize Winner, instigate a face-saving Third World War to make up for the resurgence of Russia as a world power under his presidency? The … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Buhari’s Slow Pace stifling Momentum and Breeding Rebellion!

  These days, almost every Nigerian with a computer keyboard and the ability to formulate any sentence in English (no matter the quality) is a political analyst. Such self-styled talents … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Enemies of Nigeria are the oppressed Nigerians!

  The future generation also set to inherit mental poverty? The thesis suggested by the title of this essay will not come as a surprise to any political observer within … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Obstacles in Buhari’s path. Can Nigeria still be salvaged?

Anyone who has the privilege of engaging former President Olusegun Obasanjo in a casual political conversation involving the future of Nigeria will always be struck by one of his favorite … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · 6 Comments

Is Buhari Confused while Saraki rampages and Jonathan Boys go insane?

What is truly going through the mind of President Buhari at the present moment has become a task for fortune tellers and tea leaves readers. In these early days of … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Disarray in Buhari’s Camp amid Saraki’s insubordination and signs of things to come!

By Frisky Larr If there is anything that many observers agree upon, it is the fact that Muhammadu Buhari could have had a better start into his civilian presidency. Most … Continue reading

June 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Erosion of Good Governance!

Midway through the tenure of Goodluck Jonathan’s Presidency, I wrote in an article that Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, was the biggest … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Buhari’s Contradictions versus the Helpless Frustrations and Jabs of Jonathan’s Apologists!

The signs thus far, are looking pretty positive. Pronouncements and the quality of contacts, as well as the nature of interactions observed in the camp of the President-elect, have been leaving … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Shame of Africa’s Political Inferiority

Let’s fess up to it! That Africa hardly wields any political significance in global politics and diplomacy is an unspoken secret. A lot of incidents happen within the African continent … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari: The Troubles ahead!

Since Tuesday the 31st of March 2015 when it became obvious that the Presidential election in my home country has been decided, I have been relishing the sense of joy … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · 5 Comments

Understanding The Supporters of President Jonathan!

When diehard supporters of incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan are engaged on issues bordering on the current state of the nation, they often always base their passion on age-long issues of … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

When a President and a Nation become the Laughing stock of the Neighborhood!

It looked like a scene on a modern theater stage re-enacting a familiar but long-forgotten incident of the primordial days. A man from the world of modern civilization lost in … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

President Goodluck Jonathan: Nearing the End of the Road?

  It does not take rocket science to see through the cheerful and confident mask of President Goodluck Jonathan these days. A mask that obviously conceals deep worries and uncertainties … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Desperate President Jonathan weighing suicidal options?

When news first broke out that the secondary school leaving certificate of the presidential candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) was to become a campaign issue in the … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · 15 Comments

The Serious Mistake that Nigeria cannot afford to make NOW!

The last time that a flurry of diplomatic activities was unleashed on Nigeria by the international community was sometime in 2009/2010. The Yar’Adua mafia had held Nigeria hostage and was … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

Parça parça sızan inanılmaz esrarengiz Boko Haram gerçekleri

Bütün dünya, Boko Haram’ın Nijerya’da durmadan yaptığı soykırımı kınayıp başını sallarken tüm Afrika’yı ağırlıkla baş sallamaya zorlayan konu bambaşkadır. Yapılan katliamı görmüyor, işlenen suçun acısını hissetmiyor değiller de. Onları meşgul … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Presidential Joke called Jonathan!

Were it not a matter as serious as ruling over a strategically important country called Nigeria, the man Goodluck Ebele Jonathan would have been a highly interesting and enjoyable subject … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Many Reasons to hate Buhari! But many more to crucify Jonathan!

Let me make it emphatically clear that this is not a clarion call to crucify President Goodluck Jonathan even though he has been likened to the Christian prophet Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

December 28, 2014 · 10 Comments

The Obasanjo that I know

When information reached me sometime in 2010 that President Obasanjo had taken interest in my book “Nigeria’s Journalistic Militantism”, I felt flattered and awesomely gratified. I have, for several years … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Is Boko Haram the true cause of Jonathan’s dismal Performance as President?

  These days, there is one argument that is persistently heard when a section of Nigerians attempt to explain why the President of Nigeria Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is largely … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

Nigerians largely want Jonathan Out, but do they want Buhari In?

  A few months ago, I wrote an article in which I implied that Nigerians should blame the arrogance of the Northern elite if our lame-duck President Jonathan is returned … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nijerya terör örgütü Boko Haram’ın gizli babaları

Nijerya’yı son zamanlarda ciddi bir şekilde sarsan ve dünya kamuoyunu yaklaşık 270 genç kızı kaçırmakla yoğun bir şekilde etkileyen Boko Haram’ın terör eylemlerine son vermek için Nijerya hükümetinin adına terör … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jonathan’s Nigeria: What a peculiar Mess!

It is no doubt, a “PEMKELEMESS”! And in case you’re left wondering what “Pemkelemess” stands for, it means nothing else than “peculiar mess”. It is said to be the creation … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Erdoğan’ın başarıları ve siyasi hataları – Bir yabancının bakış açısı!

  Ankara üniversitesi, eski Basın ve Yayın Yüksek okulu (bugünkü İletişim Fakültesinin) mezunuyum. 12 Eylül 1980 yılının asker darbesinden tam 4 gün sonra Türkiye’ye ayak bastım ve kesintisiz olarak Türkiye’de … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

A President and Journalists in Need of urgent Help!

Jide Ajani’s article “Goodluck Jonathan: A President in need of help!” was first published in Sunday Vanguard of May 11, 2014. It is a must-read. It is a daring exposé … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Boko Haram, Gov. Nyako and the President

As 2015 draws closer, the focus in Nigeria is now increasingly set on the performance and professionalism of media operatives. After all, communication media are the mouthpiece and reflector of … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · 4 Comments

The True Face of this National Conference!

There was hardly any reasonable political analyst one year ago, who did not see through the President’s game plan when he suddenly declared his intention to convene a National Conference … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Is Nigeria drifting uncontrolled under President Jonathan?

Given the facts and figures available to the beholder, this question should ordinarily pose no match to the intelligent mind probing for an answer. Yet, the natural instinct of the … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

Are Nigerians pained at all by the Shame of Underdevelopment?

When Nelson Mandela reportedly expressed his views that he cannot understand that Nigerians are not angry at their leaders, I have no doubt he was aware that he was striking … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment