Opinion

Ken Ogbechie Vs INEC: The lesson for recalcitrant agencies, By Dele Agekameh

I recently stumbled on a story in one of the national dailies. It was captioned “Journalist wins contract breach case against INEC”. The story reads: “For breaching the payment of million to Godson & Godman Ventures Limited, a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Apo has ordered the…
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Opinion

The tragedy of defections and valueless politics in Nigeria, By Udo Jude Ilo

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, writing in the Young India newspaper on October 22, 1925, espoused the theory of the seven social sins. It has lessons on economics, politics, science and religion and spoke to our common destiny and humanity around the world. While the seven social sins are subject to various…
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Opinion

2015: Imperative of a Northeast Presidency, By Bukar Mustapha

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has just released the timetable for the 2015 general elections. This means political activities will soon pick up and the atmosphere will once again be charged. The most important of all the political horse-trading that will soon ensue is determining who occupies the presidency…
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Opinion

Billionaire House Helps, By Okey Ndibe

Nigeria’s (misnamed) Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the schedule for the 2015 set of general “elections.” The presidential and National Assembly “elections” will be held on February 14, 2015, followed by state “elections” on February 28, 2015. I have put elections in quotes to underscore a given: the…
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