Columns

Ajimobi’s Last-minute Heists: Of Media Scoops and a Jaundiced Narrative?, By Festus Adedayo

Could the serial publications of these alleged thefts be a manifestation of a clandestine manipulation and exploitation of the excitement of the media for Specifically, could Ajimobi be a victim of someone who wants to be considered for a ministerial slot, who feels that muck-raking and destroying the Oyo governor…
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Opinion

The Danger In Buhari’s Totalitarian Patronage Model, By SKC Ogbonnia

The fact is that Buhari’s discriminatory patronage model is a serious threat to the fabric of the vitally essential Nigerian diversity, as well as the opposition. This portends a troubling future. Other fears apart, the president ought to realise that the primary victims of a weak opposition state are the…
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Aribisala on Tuesday

Nigeria Will Not Survive the 2019 Presidential Election, By Femi Aribisala

What we witnessed in the recently concluded election was the death knell of democracy in Nigeria. For those of us who had hoped against hope, the 2019 presidential election has proved to be the last straw. We are now convinced that Nigeria is a hopeless case. This country is not…
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Opinion

Tinubu and the Nigerian Economy: Prodding A Gathering of the ‘Deaf’?, By ‘Tope Fasua

I would want Bola Tinubu to do us all a big favour and move away from these taunting, tantalising and brain-wracking sweet statements to sitting on the governments he helped put in place to ensure the prevailing thinking changes and they do the needful. Maybe this article should have been…
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Opinion

2019 Elections: Can the Nigerian Judiciary Deliver Electoral Justice?, By Itodo Samson

It is scary to note the pervading fear across board: that justice may be difficult to obtain against a ruling party. It is believed that only an overly courageous judge can muster the audacity to acknowledge an irregularity and annul an election that the ruling party won. Democracy thrives with…
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Opinion

Between the Patience of a President and the Truculence of a Party Man, By Banji Ojewale

At a time we need healing after the poll, not many would go against the president’s decision to opt for an inclusive administration, without compromising party purity and the spirit of sharing the spoils of war. If an electoral battle has been won, the next stage should be to seek…
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Columns

Imposition or Free Choice: New Leadership for the Ninth Senate, By Jibrin Ibrahim

I suspect it is too late for the APC to retrace its steps at this point. What is important for the party is to realise is that the National Assembly members are very jealous of their hard-earned autonomy and will fight to preserve it. The leadership of the APC must…
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Opinion

Senate Presidency: Is APC Really Thinking?, By SKC Ogbonnia

... the glaring implication of the latest zoning order is that, with the seeming replacement of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the chief justice of Nigeria, the North is set to produce the heads of the three arms of government: the executive, legislature, and the judiciary. Combine it with the reality…
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