Opinion

Atiku-Obi Ticket: The Devil In the Detail, By Banji Ojewale

...it’s not enough to hail the Atiku-Obi team as the ideal presidential stuff. The party needs to work on them. They aren’t angels spared human foibles despite their outstanding characteristics and achievements. We must brace for a rift, which must come because we are talking of two strong personalities, each…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Atiku: An Ambition Capable of Endangering Our Commonwealth, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

The stage is set for Nigerians to pick their poison. It is a choice between a notoriously slow, nepotistic, irredentist, sitting president they know and an amoral, shadowy, slippery bandit, whose wealth is considered to have been notoriously derived from graft and economic exploitation of the state. Campaign for political…
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Columns

Anenih: A Trough of Bitter-Sweet Memories, By Louis Odion

...a man of uncommon passions, extreme worship among disciples and fierce hostility in adversaries. In what could only have spoken to a hangover from his professsional creed as policeman, he never seemed able to tolerate neutrality: you were either an ally or an enemy. To him, loyalty must include a…
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Columns

2019: Why the Applecart Needs To be Upturned Again?, By Uddin Ifeanyi

In kicking out the current national leadership, we may not get the vote right next year (as we obviously failed to do in 2015). But Nigeria deserves a healthier, more knowledgeable, and more inclusive leader if we are really to make a decent fist of governance in our rapidly-changing and…
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