Opinion

The World Is Uniting Against Buhari’s Second Term Bid, By SKC Ogbonnia

...my campaign has been crisscrossing the globe in the past including Great Britain, the United States, France, Germany, Russia, China, Canada, etc. I can state unequivocally that the emerging consensus among these nations is that President Buhari’s second term ambition lacks in cogency. The Independent newspaper reported yesterday, August 14,…
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Opinion

Needless Internecine Squabbles!, By Banji Ojewale

The great patriotic service that the Presidency and the entire political class can offer Nigeria is to pursue constitutional means to change the National Assembly leadership. Not through war drum tactics that have stagnated us for years. It speaks ill of the famous discipline and integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari’s…
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Columns

Odili, Ekpu @ 70: Of Patriarchs and their Progenies, By Louis Odion

Fiercely devoted to Catholic values, Odili treasures family. The spirit of solidarity easily discernible in the nuclear family he has built is perhaps only equalled by the durability of the political home he knitted together. It is perhaps a measure of his dexterity that that unit has managed to stand…
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Columns

Tech Girls: Of Over-celebrated Villains and Underrated Heroes, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

...we celebrate the wrong people, who do not add any value to the country or our lives as a people. Therefore, it won’t be a surprise if the success story of the tech-girls in the fizzles out like all such impactful efforts of the past, while stories of villains doting…
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Bámidélé Upfront

APC: An Unstable Majority, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

The APC may yet maintain their unstable majority in 2019, but insecurity, mass killings, selective prosecution, allegations of corruption, a barely-there economy and overall stasis in governance is a legacy the government will have to confront. The game is on! Since Buhari won the presidential election in 2015, intra-party wrangling,…
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Aribisala on Tuesday

Why the PDP Is Ten Times Better Than the APC, By Femi Aribisala

We have now had three-and-a-half years of APC rule. We have now seen what APC's 'change' actually entails. We are no longer under any illusions. Even though the APC has spent the last few years re-litigating what was wrong with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), it should now be clear…
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Opinion

From the Hills To Marina, Lagos (2), By Eric Teniola

There was large applause by the congregation when the provost of Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos, Very Reverend Adebola Ojofeitimi announced the welcome of Bishop Olumokaye. In attendance at the enthronement were the deputy governor of Ondo State, Chief Agboola Ajayi; Ondo State commissioner for information, Mr. Yemi Olowolabi…
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