Guest Columns

The Teachable Lessons of the March 28 Nigerian Presidential Election, By Adewale Ajadi

Across the world in the past few hours, there has been quite unyielding focus on the result and lessons of the Nigerian Presidential elections. If you do not know that in Nigeria we have a President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd.), I welcome you back to earth. While you were away…
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Guest Columns

Nuhu Ribadu, Adamawa Governorship and ‘Rice and Beans’, By Zayyad Muhammad

The results of the Presidential and National Assembly elections have brought surprises and further gingered-up the political atmosphere across the nation as we get ready to go to the polls for the governorship elections. The Adamawa governorship race is not left out. And Adamawa citizens and contestants are anxiously waiting…
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Columns

Buhari’s Victory Rekindles Hope, Redefines Ethnic Regions, By Steve Ayorinde

After the last few days of fever-pitch, vociferous campaigns and apprehension, it all ended on a good, albeit dramatic, note. Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections turned out to be Nigeria’s watershed poll ever. An opposition party, the All Progressive Congress (APC), which emerged out of a merger of four…
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Guest Columns

Buhari: To Whom Much Is Given, By Suraj Oyewale

After four attempts, former military ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, will finally be getting the opportunity to lead Nigeria under a civilian dispensation as the Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) declared him the winner of the 2015 presidential poll. It is indeed welcome news for many Nigerians, at least from…
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Guest Columns

Nigeria’s Ruling Elite Shown the Red Card, By Soji Apampa

For acting in wanton disregard of and with total contempt for Nigeria’s citizens, a red card has been issued to the ruling elite by the people proving that “The Power of the People is Greater than the People in Power - (Author Unknown)”. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on…
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Opinion

Nigerians Have Won!, By Nigerians United for Democracy (NUD)

In spite of the enormous challenges faced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Nigerian people exhibited exceptional understanding, patience and resilience in ensuring that the election was successfully concluded. We recognise that this victory truly belongs to the Nigerian people. In particular, we congratulate the INEC, under the…
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Opinion

On Nigeria’s 2015 Presidential Election, By ‘Tope Oriola

Reports from multiple media outlets indicate that President Goodluck Jonathan has called General Muhammadu Buhari to offer his congratulations. This is an important symbolic gesture — one of the heart beats of the democratic process. It speaks volumes about the person of the President. I indicated in a February 19,…
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