Opinion

Nigeria 2019: Of Voided Votes and Inconclusive State Polls, By Rafiq Raji

"...In Rivers, until further notice the elections due to violence in polling units and collation centres, staff being taken hostage and election materials, including results sheets, seized or destroyed by unauthorised persons. There is no doubt that the electoral process there was severely compromised.” If this conclusion is also made…
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Columns

PDP’s Golden Chance To Become Nigeria’s ‘Necessary Evil’, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

...its one final debt to Nigerians is to hold a free and fair convention on Saturday and stay united thereafter (or at least pretend to be). Nigerians will keep an eye on this convention — not necessarily because we love the party that PDP is, but because it’s our most…
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Opinion

Lagos: Confronting the Native/Settler Challenge, By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi

Lagos has witnessed, over the years, a large number of non-indigenes who have not only settled among natives but have also become prominent, using their influence to develop areas like Oshodi, Ojo, Ajeromi Ifelodun etc. In this scenario, one cannot, therefore, keep excluding them from power. There are implications if…
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Guest Columns

Canvassing Youths Into a Poverty Developing Party, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Truth be told, Nigerians need another national party that is formidable enough to keep the APC on its toes. Otherwise, a Poverty Developing Party that subjected Nigerians to servitude for 16 good years does not deserve our sympathy and support. In order to really re-brand and re-build itself, the PDP…
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Opinion

BRF Deserves a Brighter Rewarding Future?, By Halim Atobatele

The recent attacks against BRF by various groups have elicited both sympathy and scorn from Nigerians. Some have said that the attacks were baseless and only designed to disenfranchise him from consideration as a top aide of President Muhammadu Buhari. Others have insisted that the attacks had merit as BRF…
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Guest Columns

Ambode not Agbaje. Why I will Vote for Continuity in Lagos and not Change., By Oluwafemi Akinfolarin

It's less than a hundred hours to the governorship elections across Nigeria. Nigerians have already shown remarkable character in voting out an incumbent president for abysmal underperformance for the first time in the history of the country. The elections were a truly historical and remarkable feat that hopefully changes the…
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