Opinion

The endorsement of “clueless” Jonathan By Sufuyan Ojeifo

Just how clueless can President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan be if he has outwitted every other potential aspirant in the presidential candidacy politics of his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)?  Or, how inexperienced, as claimed by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, can he be if he has effortlessly eclipsed the opposition within…
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Guest Columns

The ‪#‎TBJoshua‬ Bribe Saga: Another Perspective, By Ihechukwu Njoku

The writer sent this in, calling it an open letter to Nicholas Ibekwe, the reporter who exposed the payments of bribe to Nigerian journalists by Temitope Joshua, the founder of the The Synagogue Church of all Nations.   Dear Nicholas, First, thanks for standing up for your moral principles this…
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Guest Columns

This Africa’s Bleeding Must Stop, By Nachilala Nkombo

Perhaps, the greatest injustice of (Africans’) lives is that we have some of the world’s poorest people living on top of some of the world’s richest natural resources. Historically, this was the norm as slavery, colonialism, neo-colonialism and other “isms” aimed at robbing and impoverishing the world’s poorest countries. Today,…
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Democracy and Governance

The Business of Drafting Jonathan, By Okey Ndibe

There’s a new business in Nigeria. It’s the business of drafting President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan to present himself for reelection. A group called Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) has emerged as the biggest, most enterprising player. Every few days, some busybodies under the aegis of TAN descend on some city…
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Aribisala on Tuesday

INEC’s new membership in #Bring back our Northern domination, By Femi Aribisala

In my article on the recent election in Osun State, provocatively titled “How APC Lost the Osun Election;” I was lavish in praising the INEC. I said: “Attahiru Jega is by far Nigeria’s best public-servant. He is yet again, the real winner of the Osun election; and he is doing…
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Issues of the Day

Issues Around Tom Ikimi’s Famous Letter of Resignation, By Edwin Ikhinmwin

On August 27, the news media widely published the press statement issued by Chief Tom Ikimi announcing his resignation from the All Progressive Congress – APC. In the statement, Chief Ikimi chronicled his stewardship in the APC and his hard work towards the formation of the party. He further discussed…
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Aribisala on Tuesday

How APC lost the Osun election, By Femi Aribisala

My first impressions are usually mistaken. If I have a good first-impression about someone, it generally turns out to be wrong. But if I have a bad first-impression, it usually turns out to be right. However, if my bad first-impression remains bad; or if my good first-impression remains good; it…
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