Columns

The Stranded Squirrels In Ezekwesili’s Party, By Azu Ishiekwene

Beneath the self-indicting for money was the real motive for the shameful way the ACPN leadership treated its presidential candidate. With less than three weeks to election and Ezekwesili still adamant that she would neither be the party’s moneymaking machine nor its shakedown artist, the fellows couldn’t wait to dump…
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Columns

Ezekwesili’s And Galadima’s ACPN As A Metaphor For APC And PDP, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

The ACPN’s implosion teaches us that the quality of our leadership cannot exceed the strength of the values that drive our individual lives. The search for Nigeria’s next crop of leaders will have to focus more on the individual rather than the party — because, as we have now seen,…
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Opinion

Why We Need A Revolt Vote In the Coming Elections, By Banji Ojewale

Many don’t accept it’s fair to offer Nigerians who look forward to a promising time in the 2019 presidential poll this anti-climax in the form of two devils. The relief is that there are other candidates asking to be given a chance to govern us. The electors can break the…
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Columns

The VP Debate: Nigeria’s New Step Towards Issues-Based Politics?, By Dele Agekameh

...one must laud the organisers of the debate for giving Nigerians an opportunity to meet some of the candidates who may have been unknown to many before the debate. Some have already said that debates do not win elections, but one hopes that they have enough impact on voter decisions…
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Columns

What the VP Debate Taught Us About the Alternatives To APC/PDP, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

The vice-presidential debate has taught us that the alternate parties are not ready. YPP, ANN and ACPN are approximately one-man shows incapable of running a government. If elected, Ezekwesili, Moghalu and Durotoye would struggle to constitute a proper None of Ezekwesili, Durotoye or Moghalu has an able deputy; that’s a…
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Columns

2019: The Illusion of Oby and Other Rookies, By Louis Odion

Given the referenced institutional barrier, one therefore shares the view that it would perhaps have been more prudent if folks like Oby had chosen to fish in little political rivers with better prospects of victory, rather than spreading their scant net too thin in the vast ocean without much hope.…
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