Opinion

2019 Elections In September 2017 — Nigeria Now In ‘Political Recession’, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

...I’ve always thought Nigeria needs to switch to a single term of six years for presidents — focus on all you can do in those six years and never be burdened by the distraction of re-election. It would be the perfect scenario to help the country avoid phases like the…
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Opinion

Atiku’s Road to Damascus on Restructuring, By Moses E. Ochonu

What's his Road to Damascus epiphany story? What or who convinced him to embrace restructuring? Who is writing these beautiful speeches for him about the imperative of restructuring? Are they the same people who authored the APC's now abandoned platform and promise to restructure the country? Atiku Abubakar, former vice…
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Columns

Prince Abubakar Audu’s Demise: Matters Arising!, By Hannatu Musawa

Now, what will the APC do? Will it inform INEC that the party’s candidate in the inconclusive governorship election is deceased and the running mate has been adopted by the party as its flag bearer to continue with the supplementary election? Will the PDP and the other parties participating in…
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Guest Columns

Legal Path to the Resolution of the Kogi Governorship Election Conundrum, By Jiti Ogunye

It is our position that, based on the facts, candidate Audu had fulfilled the requirement of the law and satisfied the provisions of the Electoral Act and the Constitution to warrant being returned elected, before his demise. The death of Prince Abubakar Audu, the APC Candidate in the Saturday November…
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