Columns

APC: Facing the Stark Reality of the Atiku Challenge, By Louis Odion

...APC will have to really dig deep into its creative reserve for a coherent message to counter the Atiku’s gospel of restructuring, which undeniably resonates well with the largely progressive values of the zone, beyond the ready excuse that having a Yorubaman as Buhari’s runningmate is an assurance of the…
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Opinion

Revoking UN’s Association With Olusegun Obasanjo, By Araoye, Pahad, et al.

His Excellency António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, Office of the Secretary General United Nations Headquarters, 405 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10017, United States of America. Dear Secretary-General, We, the undersigned, a non-partisan coalition of progressive minds in Nigeria and South Africa, are…
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Saraki The Father, The Son; Tinubu and The “Holy” Buhari, By Festus Adedayo

The question we all have to answer is if the Saraki, Tinubu and many political persons’ approximations of the role of the Nigerian State is a sustainable model. You may call this line of thought nihilist but we must collapse the current understanding and operations of the Nigerian state and…
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Opinion

Obasanjo and the Fangs of June 12, By Shola Oshunkeye

...last Tuesday’s conferment and Buhari’s apology effectively buried the political remains of, not General Ibrahim Babangida who annulled the election, Obasanjo, who long before he was jailed by General Sani Abacha, did his best to help other June 12 haters to inter the phenomenon. Even if politics was the primary…
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Gains from the Obasanjo/Buhari ‘Roforofo’ Fight, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

It is therefore erroneous to assume that criticising Buhari is tantamount to wanting him to lose election and even more disingenuous to think the worse of Obasanjo or IBB for taking Buhari to the cleaners. Would you rather they are cosy with each other while the country burns? In the…
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Columns

The Good and Bad of Buhari’s June 12 Declaration, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

The time has come for the electorate to be ‘greedy in a positive way’, if there is anything like that. The politicians do not really care about us. They don’t really care about us! That is why Buhari, leader of the December 31, 1983 coup d’etat, is suddenly trying to…
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