Opinion

Kwara’s Transition To The People’s Government, By Tajudeen Kareem

The people have spoken; the in-coming administration is listening. Kwarans are set for a new deal. In the words of Abdulrasaq, let the work begin! The mood is joyous. It is expected, after the very peaceful general elections and the prospects of a new government. The State of Harmony is…
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Opinion

2019 Kwara Elections: Why the National APC Matters, By Shehu Bashir

May I however, kindly take it for granted that my message is taken, digested and understood by party members, elders and aspirants without any iota of misjudgment or misrepresentation. I mean no harm to anyone but I am only passionate about the party's victory and Kwara's freedom from the shackles…
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Opinion

Defection or Disinfection? Political Prostitutes and the Soul of Nigeria, By Ogaga Ifowodo

As they return to the house they cursed with their own mouth, maybe the right word for the action of the prodigal sons is not defection from, but disinfection of, the party they opportunistically infiltrated in order to cling to power and privilege. The political talk of the town now…
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Columns

Is the Great Battle Between the Senate President and the Police Boss?, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The view of Senate President Bukola Saraki is that the alleged plot is part of the strategy of IGP Idris Ibrahim to settle scores over the declaration by the Senate that he is not qualified and competent to hold any public office, within and outside the country. Over the past…
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Opinion

The Danger of a Single Corruption Story, By Moses E. Ochonu

Then and now, the obsession with single corruption stories, with individual representative figures of corruption has the effect of shielding other equally corrupt and more corrupt members of the political class from scrutiny and recompense. The larger cult of corrupt officials obtains exculpation by cunningly redirecting our outrage from the…
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