Opinion

OOTC: Will the Third Party Candidates Please Stand Up?, By Chude Jideonwo

There is a place for third party candidates in Nigeria. But the space only exists for serious minded third party candidates. They call for the serious minded, with serious minded capacity, and an actual game plan for capturing electoral victory. Nigerians talk a good game about third party candidacies, especially…
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Opinion

The Last Dance of the PDP and the end of Military Political Parties, By Venatius A. Ikem

I believe strongly that a combination of these failing factors are ‎yet to come full circle to haunt the PDP out of existence. I have no doubt in my mind that the moment of mass exodus from the PDP will soon be at hand, not necessarily by people in search…
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Opinion

Alex Otti: The Promise of Abia’s Golden Age, By Bamidele Salako

If there is any justice in the world, and indeed, if Abians are deserving of justice and worthy of reprieve from almost two decades of agony, then the wheels of justice, which regrettably grinds ever so slowly in Nigeria, will hopefully grind in the direction of truth and fairness. A…
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Opinion

Alex Otti: All that Is In a Name!, By Manny Ita

As a first-rate technocrat with enviable financial management endowments, Dr. Alex Otti’s much respected technical skills, professional pedigree are enough to help him navigate Abia State out of the stinking political murky waters it is presently swallowed in. Names really must have meanings and taking a walk though history, it…
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Opinion

Alex Otti: The Promise of Abia’s Golden Age, By Bamidele Salako

If there is any justice in the world, and indeed, if Abians are deserving of justice and worthy of reprieve from almost two decades of agony, then the wheels of justice, which regrettably grinds ever so slowly in Nigeria, will hopefully grind in the direction of truth and fairness. A…
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Opinion

Abia Gubernatorial Polls: Why Appeal Court Declared Alex Otti Winner, By Bamidele Salako

Seventeen issues were raised in the appellant’s brief of argument filed on December 4, 2015. And whether, in the light of the Electoral Act, the approved regulations and manual for election and evidence on record, the learned tribunal judges were wrong when they failed to set aside Ikpeazu’s return as…
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Opinion

Now that Uche Ekwunife Has Defected to APC, What’s Next?, By Chukwuma Okonkwo

Nigerian politicians are widely known for such incessant defections. This brings home the question of whether Nigerian politicians actually hold, close to their heart, party ideologies. The way Nigerian politicians defect from one party to another speaks volume of how party politics has been ridiculed in Nigeria. Today, we see…
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Troubled Times Ahead for the APC Coalition, By Femi Aribisala

In the first-coming of Buhari, he was overthrown by his allies. If he does not play his cards right, his second-coming may be no different from his first. After a short interlude from its near implosion over the choice of its legislative leadership, the APC should be back on its…
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