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Opinion

Behind the Scenes at the Triumphant Osun APC Governorship Primary, By Muyiwa Gbadegesin

The success of the direct primary for the Osun Governorship primary is practical proof that Option A4 is the best system to entrench internal democracy. It is a transparent system because it requires physical queueing and counting - hence figures cannot simply be written with impunity as with other systems.…
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Opinion

The World Ridicules Buhari On Biafra, By SKC Ogbonnia

President Muhammadu Buhari needs help. He must be encouraged to listen—for a change. The current Biafran explosion is self-inflicted wound and only him can heal it. He must also admit that his hope of using the teetering exigency of terrorism to curry sympathy from international community is the height of…
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Opinion

The Tireless Progressive: Celebrating Asiwaju Bola Tinubu at 65, By Ademola Orunbon

Greatness has often been claimed for victorious leaders, and though disputed by some political leaders, there is a general consensus that he is one of the greatest progressive leaders Nigeria has seen. In the truest sense he is the "Lion King of the country". As popular saying goes, "Some achieve…
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Guest Columns

Adekunle Fajuyi and the Politics of Remembrance, By Niyi Osundare

Talking Points ----- Show me your hero and I will tell you who you are. ----- You know a country by the kind of people it remembers. ----- Nigeria’s unity is not negotiable because you cannot negotiate what does not (yet) exist. ----- Nigeria: Political re-structuring is not enough. -----…
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Guest Columns

June 12 Remains the Cornerstone of Nigeria’s Democracy Today, By Bola Ahmed Tinubu

The seed of democracy that was sown during the June 12 struggle, of which Chief Kashimawo Abiola remains the spirit and the moving force, is the fruit we now enjoy. Nigerians sustained the fervour and the patriotic disposition necessary for a new political culture to take root. On this 23rd…
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