Opinion

COVID-19 and the “New Normal” of Political Campaigns, By Shamsudeen Adio Yusuf

With the exponential increase in the cases of COVID-19, politicians cannot conduct campaigns through conventional means. They must adapt to the realities of the “new normal” by deploying alternative mechanisms of campaigning, while strengthening the existing ones. Communication is vital in any election. Since COVID-19 emerged, countries have been contending…
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Opinion

COVID-19, An Eightieth Birthday and Politics in Nigeria, By Babafemi A. Badejo

Professor Ade Kukoyi was the first Nigerian to graduate with a Bachelors degree in French from the University of Ibadan (), the premier University in Nigeria. In fact, he was in the first set of students admitted into in the 1962-63 session when the University that was an affiliate of…
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Columns

Lessons Oshiomhole Did Not Learn From His Obaseki Experience, By Majeed Dahiru

Oshiomhole does not need a soothsayer to tell him that Ize-Iyamu, like Obaseki before him, will rebel against him as soon as he settles down in Dennis Osadebe House, in line with the rules of engagement in Nigeria’s political jungle. Willing to be bitten twice without being shy even for…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Framing Defeat As Victory, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

What happened in Edo was an unexpected, fast and furious spectacle. The biggest loser of the game - Adams Oshiomhole, the ousted APC chairman - has no one to blame but himself. He allowed himself to be pushed and The outcome of the crisis he precipitated is a perfect example…
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Columns

Oshiomhole, Obaseki and APC’s Game of Long Knives, By Azu Ishiekwene

...save your pity. There are no victors and no vanquished in this game, only a temporary clash of personal interests. Hopefully, Edo voters will eventually decide who they want. Hopefully. Whichever way it goes, I’m almost certain that Oshiomhole and Obaseki would patch it up when their interests align again…
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