Columns

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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Opinion

Towards the 25th Anniversary of June 12 Presidential Election (5), By Eric Teniola

According to unofficial results, National Republican Convention (NRC)'s Tofa got a total of 5,952,087 ( per cent) of votes nationwide, while Abiola, running on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), scored 8,341,309 ( per cent). The total votes cast was 14,293,396. Abiola won 19 of the 30 states…
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Opinion

Political Parties Need Restructuring Too, By Ayisha Osori

...in the long run, with innovative strategies, the right party values; transparent processes; competent candidates; and consistent communication, parties that are ready to do things differently will start winning but we must all contribute to the salvation of our politics by enlisting and supporting them. If it is true that…
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Opinion

Democracy and Its Enemies: Tribute to Erediauwa, By Louis Odion

Indeed, as the great Leopard retreats into the proverbial savannah forest to join the pantheon of giants, what we owe his memory is not shopping for sugar-coated, grandiloquent epitaphs; but upholding his value of service and living the high ethical standard he set. An epic display of cultural sovereignty, it…
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