Bámidélé Upfront

Why Jonathan Will Still Lose Badly, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

All political careers end in tears, said conservative British MP, Enoch Powell, in reference to the departure of former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, from Downing Street. He could have been referring to President Goodluck Jonathan, who has poured a lot of state resources into his election war chest and…
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Columns

Beyond Politics, the Economics of an Ordinary Day, By Ifeanyi Uddin

The more I dwell on the matter, the more I am persuaded of Aristotle’s error. Daily jaded by events around me, I have no doubt that I am beyond politics. Similarly, I am assured by the same concatenation of increasingly fortuitous circumstances that I am nothing if not an economic…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Letter To Nigeria’s Military High Command, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Dear Badeh, Minimah, Amosun, Dasuki, Gusau, Air Chief Marshal Badeh, the Chief of Defense Staff, Major General Minimah, the Chief of Army Staff, Air Marshall Amosun, the Chief of Air Staff, Col Sambo Dasuki, National Security Adviser to President Jonathan, General Aliyu Gusau, the minister of defense. I write to…
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Columns

Botched NLC Confab: Memo to Our Labour Leaders, By Salihu Lukman

The 11th Quadrennial Delegates’ Conference of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), scheduled for February 9th and 10th ended inconclusively with ugly disruption of voting process to produce new leadership for the Congress early in the morning of Thursday, February 12, 2015. The issues that led to the disruption of the voting process were…
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