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Bucky Hassan

Bucky Hassan
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Bucky has sometimes been called opinionated and stubborn by wickkid pippuls who dunno how sweet, pliable & gentle she really is... ? Loves GOD, Nigeria, politics, Arsenal, and writing. In that order. A carb-worshipper to the sad detriment of her waistline and dem pesky lil numbers on the scale, she wonders why science is wasting time sending people to space, when they should be researching how we can eat Agege bread/asaro/jollof rice/iyan without putting on a single pound...jus sayin'
El-Rufai and Ethioopian Airlines

Gov El-Rufai moves Kaduna a step forward with Ethiopia Airlines deal

As Ethiopian Airlines launched their new regular international route between Kaduna and Ethiopia, a smiling Gov El-Rufai led a delegation of government officials on the inaugural flight. Mallam fought for this ooo! Earlier this year, once...
Gov Yahaya Bello

Gov Yahaya Bello needs to pay civil servants and pensioners!

There are many things wrong with Nigeria, but Kogi State seems particularly accursed. I hear that Gov Yahaya Bello of Kogi State still owes a huge number of civil servants and pensioners 17 (SEVENTEEN) months...
Buhari on the phone 2

Re: President Buhari Sallah greeting in Hausa

Regarding President Buhari Sallah greeting in Hausa? Bad optics. Poor counsel. While there is absolutely nothing wrong with President Buhari giving an interview or message or greeting etc to BBC Hausa (in Hausa), as he...
Nigerian-Senate-in-session

Corruption across board as 12 Nigerian senators revealed as facing criminal charges

Twelve Nigerian senators have been charged with corruption and embezzlement and EFCC is looking for them with both eyes. Senate President Bukola Saraki (APC) charged with false declaration of assets. ...
Nigeria-National-Assembly

Of what use is the Nigerian National Assembly to us? Don’t we have greater...

Of what benefit is NASS to Nigeria exactly? What does the Nigerian National Assembly do? They spend weeks fighting over a uniform, instead of concentrating upon the customs policy that could adversely impact millions of Nigerians. They...
Former-Minister-of-Petroleum-Resources-Diezani-Alison-Madueke

Diezani Alison-Madueke to stand trial in the UK – June 2017

The trial against Diezani Alison-Madueke for alleged corrupt practices, is set to begin in the UK in June 2017. The UK NCA (National Crime Agency) arrested Diezani and 4 accomplices in 2016. The EFCC are...
Audu Maikori - CEO Chocolate City Entertainment - Feature

Audu Maikori has learnt the hard way that retracting a story does not stop...

Audu Maikori has been arrested over the false story he shared alleging 5 students were killed by Fulani herdsmen. The arrest comes despite him retracting the story and apologising. Unfortunately, Maikori is learning that making a...
Lai-Muhammed-minister-of-Information

The Nigerian government’s communication strategy is appalling!

My biggest grouse with this government is their communication strategy. There is no sugar coating it - it is dismal. The Communications team working with the Minister of Information, should be setting the communication strategy of...
Kogi State administrative offices for govt officials and civil servants

Kogi State won’t pay salaries but builds palatial administrative offices for govt officials and...

I want to weep - wallahi! Kogi State, this state that has not paid salaries or pensions, some for as long as 12 months, is spending hundreds of millions of naira in building unnecessary buildings,...
recession

These are biting times but maybe we just might survive the Nigerian recession?

No government is popular in a biting recession and the Nigerian recession is proving to be no different. I have lived through two recessions (in the UK) and currently living through a 3rd one (in both...