Columns

The Jankara Syndrome and Conflicting Judgments: Have Our Judges Gone Mad?, By Jibrin Ibrahim

If the truth is that the judges are compromised into deliberately making Jankara judgments, why are the judicial authorities silent? How can we deepen our democracy and continue to improve the quality of elections if judgments can be procured? Why can we not modernise our judicial practice and force lawyers…
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Opinion

PDP’s Current Crisis Not Good for Nigeria’s Democracy, By Paul Okolo

If there’s no breakthrough soon, the PDP’s descent may be unstoppable. Nigerians, desirous of a virile democratic system, should be worried by this prospect. Without a strong PDP, observers believe the new ruling party may become complacent, even arrogant. It was former governor of Lagos State Bola Tinubu, one of…
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Bámidélé Upfront

The Peoples Democratic Party’s Imminent Death, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

The demise of PDP as we know it has been long in coming. Under Jonathan's rule, public discussions of national issues and cohesion were debated in increasingly apocalyptic terms among increasingly uncivil adversaries within the same political This great unravelling, is the offspring of dissent and a worthy recompense for…
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Opinion

The PDP and Its Wrong Sheriff, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Above all, the current infighting and bedlam in the PDP over Sheriff's emergence as the party's National Chairman reveals that the PDP has not learnt any lesson from the forced perpetuation of Bamanga Tukur's leadership; the exodus of its members; and eventually the 2015 general elections defeat. And should it…
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