Adeolu Ademoyo

Will Goodluck Jonathan Dissolve The Nigerian People? By Adeolu Ademoyo

After the uprising of the 17th June The Secretary of the Writers Union Had leaflets distributed in the Stalinallee Stating that the people Had forfeited the confidence of the government And could win it back only By redoubled efforts. Would it not be easier In that case for the government…
See More »
Tolu Ogunlesi

Governors in a time of austerity, By Tolu Ogunlesi

This week I promised to focus on Nigeria’s state governments, the second most powerful nodes of political power in Nigeria’s federal system, after the hugely powerful centre. It is a testament to the clout of Nigeria’s Governors that, since 1999, only one of the five men who have held presidential…
See More »
[sc:"post loop ad"]
Columns

Scenario Building on the Postponement of the Elections, By Jibrin Ibrahim

On Saturday, I was part of the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room that met with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and his 12 National Commissioners. We were informed about the receipt of a letter from the security services advising that INEC postpones the general elections on the…
See More »
Columns

The Coup Against Our Constitution, By Femi Falana

At a public lecture delivered at the Chartham House in London last month, the National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki disclosed that he had "advised" the Independent National Electoral Commission to postpone the election. The reason adduced then for the unsolicited advice was that the INEC needed time to distribute…
See More »
Columns

Jonathan’s Latest Evil And The Good of Bad, By Pius Adesanmi

Shortly before he withdrew totally from discussing and keeping abreast of Nigerian current affairs, a friend once advanced a thesis that has since haunted my consciousness and kept me awake at night. What worries me is not just the suspicion that his nightmarish proposition may damn well be right, it…
See More »