Columns

2020: APC’ll Survive Oshiomhole-Obaseki War, But It’s Beginning of the End, By Azu Ishiekwene

The certainty of mutually assured destruction should the APC fail to resolve the problem before the end of this quarter, will compel the two sides to pull back from brinksmanship before the primaries, likely in April. They will then bury the hatchet in the back of the PDP and the…
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Opinion

The Senate’s Anti-Social Media Bill As An Act of Inter-Generational Warfare, By Chidi Odinkalu

If this bill passes, the last citizen left in Nigeria will not even be afforded the luxury of turning out the lights or whistling in the dark. This is why Nigeria’s young people must rally together and tell these senators to stuff their sabres of inter-generational warfare. Senator Mohammed Sani…
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Bámidélé Upfront

Prebendalism: Are Vote Buying and Voter Intimidation Here To Stay?, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

With what we have seen progressively in the last ten years, vote buying has become entrenched. The poorest and most victimised now expect the disbursement of cash before voting in elections, as the one and only thing they get from an ineffectual government as their share of the commonwealth. What…
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Columns

The Bogus Case Against Omoyele Sowore, By Femi Aribisala

These bogus charges against Sowore should be dropped. Barring that, they should be thrown out of court. After the ignominy of the PEPT judgment, the onus is on the Nigerian judiciary to show that it is not in the pocket of the executive. Omoyele Sowore planned a nationwide demonstration against…
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Opinion

Asiwaju Tinubu, Where Is Comrade Sowore?, By SKC Ogbonnia

Although they worked together in 2015 against the common enemy in the gross misrule under PDP, quite alright, Sowore has always seen Tinubu as the godfather of the corrupt cabal stifling progress in South-West Therefore, even if Tinubu ...has no hands in the travails of the stoic silence suggests clear…
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