Guest Columns

The Need For Violence Free Elections, By Nuratu A. Oyetunji

It was Nigeria's pride that she achieved independence with minimum violence but it is rather unfortunate that after independence, the country has been held in a spiral of political violence. Nigeria's political scene is now bedevilled by violence. In recent decades, Nigeria has been in the news for very ugly…
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Between A Failed President and A Former Dictator, By Chukwuemerie Uduchukwu

On March 28, about 70 million Nigerians are expected to troop out to exercise their franchise as the next president of the nation is expected to be elected on that day. Out of all the presidential candidates, incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and Muhammadu Buhari…
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RIGHT OF REPLY: APC’s South-West Election Inconclusive Allegation, a Sign of Panic, By Tokunbo Modupe

A statement credited to the All Progressives Congress's (APC's) National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed that the People's Democratic Party in the South-West plans to make the Presidential election due for next Saturday inconclusive in the region, has been described as a big lie that “could only have emanated from…
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Understanding The Supporters of President Jonathan!, By Frisky Larr

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 regional marginalisation. A problem that was deliberately left for independent Nigeria to inherit in the wake of overt liberation from…
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For a Second War Against Indiscipline – After Voting for Change on the 28th, By Ogaga Ifowodo

In all his utterances since 2003 when Maj-Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) has been running to be an elected head of state, he has not once promised to launch a second War Against Indiscipline. If he has even adverted to the need to still do something drastic about the national moral…
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In Celebration of Jonathan’s Exit, By Erasmus Ikhide

By Monday next week - to be precise - the canoe-carver-born former university teacher would have bitten the dust. Results of the presidential election would have humbled him. It would be the heaviest political fall from grace to grass where he was wrath primitively on the luckless nation. If he…
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