Columns

Bello Adoke: An Unusual Hero of Democracy, By Majeed Dahiru

The disqualification of Buhari ahead of the 2015 presidential election would have destabilised the opposition coalition confronting the PDP. The massive build-up of opposition forces whose rallying point was the person of Buhari would have collapsed like a pack of cards if Bello Adoke had towed the line of those…
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Columns

President Buhari; One Year After the Mandate, By Jibrin Ibrahim

In a sense, President Buhari’s most important promise to Nigerians was that he would fight corruption and weaken it before it destroys Nigeria. He has kept that promise and there is clear evidence of determination and focus in investigating and prosecuting acts of public corruption. One year after the presidential…
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Columns

How to Lose the Presidential Election Four Times (3), By Femi Aribisala

Nothing better encapsulates the pathetic nature of the current re-branding of Muhammadu Buhari than his sudden appearance in a black western suit; something that has not happened before. This window-dressing just won’t cut it. Given his sectarian antecedents, Buhari will be hard-pressed to convince anyone that he is western in…
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Femi Fani-Kayode

APC And The Strange Dream Of A Muslim/Muslim Ticket (1), By Femi Fani-Kayode

‘’The last notable Christian-Christian ticket was Awolowo-Umeadi in 1979 and the last notable Muslim-Muslim ticket was Abiola-Kingibe in 1993. You can figure out the rest. But let the optimists know that reality always trounces wishful hope in political contests. Chief Femi Fani-Kayode's advice that we get real must be directed…
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Opinion

How Jonathan Plans to Win 2015 Election (1), By Aminu Gamawa

If you think President Goodluck Jonathan has no plan or strategy on how to win the 2015 presidential election you are dead wrong. I just finished reading a document produced by Goodluck Jonathan’s political advisers and strategists. The title of the document is “2013-2015: Political power and governance road map.”…
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