Guest Columns

In Buhari, the Spirit of MKO May Find Rest, By Olu Akerele

Never since the criminal annulment of June 12 Presidential election has the muffled democratic will of the Nigerian people found such sharp vent nor was suddenly animated by the positive spirit of political change, than by the inevitable advent of the potentially corrective and liberating candidature of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari.…
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Ambode not Agbaje. Why I will Vote for Continuity in Lagos and not Change., By Oluwafemi Akinfolarin

It's less than a hundred hours to the governorship elections across Nigeria. Nigerians have already shown remarkable character in voting out an incumbent president for abysmal underperformance for the first time in the history of the country. The elections were a truly historical and remarkable feat that hopefully changes the…
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Bola Tinubu – The Man. The Moment. The Ultimate Political Guru, By Sunday Dare

The evolution of the All Progressives Congress (APC) into the governing party and the emergence of its candidate, General Muhammad Buhari as the President- elect prove a fundamental truth. A single visionary blessed with a courage equal to his vision is ultimately more powerful than a vast multitude that is…
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President-elect Muhammadu Buhari: The Troubles Ahead!, By Frisky Larr

Since Tuesday the March 31, 2015 when it became obvious that the presidential election in my home country had been decided, I have been relishing the sense of joy and relief that came upon me soon afterwards. I was relieved not because my preferred candidate Muhammadu Buhari won the election.…
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Now That You Have Won: An Open Letter To President-Elect Buhari, By SKC Ogbonnia

I am one of the millions of masses who yearned and prayed for the change that motivated you to democratic power. Though I have remained overjoyed with President Jonathan’s defeat and the meek manner of his concession, I am finding it difficult to celebrate your victory. Mr. President-Elect, as you…
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Nigeria’s Democracy Is Still Fragile, Please Handle With Care!, By Soji Apampa

The nation heaved a big sigh of relief the moment Goodluck Jonathan gracefully conceded defeat to Muhammadu Buhari and averted the rivers of blood that local and international punters projected would flow in the streets of most major cities across Nigeria - a doomsday vision easily dismissed by the uninitiated.…
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My Governor, Dakuku Peterside!, By Femi Olufunmilade

The personality of Hon. (Dr.) Dakuku Peterside attracted my attention during the February campaigns when we had all thought Nigeria’s 2015 general elections would hold in that month. Peterside came across as a likeable, charismatic and ebullient politician on the hustings, carrying with him an air of youthfulness that would…
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The Rebirth of Nigeria’s Democracy, By Moshood Isah

Like any other well-meaning Nigerian, I am overwhelmed by the outcome of the just concluded presidential election. Several issues of national interest crisscrossed my mind as I set out on this piece but first, may we dedicate the peaceful conduct of the presidential election and the rebirth of the country's…
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Realigning Our Expectations, By Olúfémi Àjàlá

On Tuesday March 31, 2015 President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan called General Muhammadu Buhari to concede defeat in the March 28/29 2015 presidential election and congratulate him on his victory. And what a victory it was; fourth time was the charm for the “People’s General”. I don’t know how long that…
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