Columns

Degi Whatchamacallit, David Lyon and the Fall of APC In Bayelsa, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

The cruel manner of Lyon’s loss will force political parties, or at the very least the leading candidates, to pay more attention first to their internal verification mechanisms and next to their internal politics. The lead-up to the 2019 general election was littered with allegations and counter-allegations of certificate forgery.…
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Opinion

Kwara After O To Ge: APC, Abdul-Razaq and Burdens of Transformation, By Omotayo Suleiman

As the 'O To Ge' caravan gets ready for city-wide victory dances, in the euphoria of a long anticipated triumph, the enormity of the tasks ahead and the deep leadership imperatives that come to the fore, must necessarily occupy the thoughts of key leaders. Ululations are in order. Never has…
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Columns

Economic Recovery Programme: Imperative of a Real Debate, By Jibrin Ibrahim

We are all aware of President Buhari’s three point agenda and we have seen the policy framework developed by his campaign team. It’s clear that the framework needs to be re-aligned to the vision of the president but we are yet to see a team that will engage us on…
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Guest Columns

Chief Olu Falae’s Abduction Revisited, By Femi Falana

On May 4th, 2012, a gang of gunmen invaded the residence of Mr. Olaitan Oyerinde, the then Personal Assistant to the Edo State governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomole. In the presence of his wife and young children, Mr. Oyerinde was gruesomely killed. A few days after the tragic incident, the Nigeria…
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Aribisala on Tuesday

How Jega Defeated Jonathan for Buhari in the Election, By Femi Aribisala

The innovation of the Permanent Voters Cards is designed to permanently disenfranchise the South. If this is not redressed immediately, the North will always determine the winner in Nigerian elections. If you did not see my column last week, it was because I did not want to rain on anyone’s…
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