Opinion

Jonathan: PDP and Dokpesi’s Misplaced Apology, By Jude Ndukwe

There is nothing to be ashamed of about Jonathan and his tenure. Just six months after he left office a majority of Nigerians are already beginning to regret his So, rather than going about town apologising for a non-existent offence, PDP (not Dokpesi in his present capacity) should actually hold…
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Columns

Aisha Alhassan: Is She the Favoured Daughter of the Electoral Act?, By Jibrin Ibrahim

If this judgement stands, it would be a big boast to internal party democracy because party bosses would then have a strong disincentive not to substitute the names of people who have validly won their party primaries. On Saturday, the Taraba State Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal nullified the victory of…
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Opinion

Kogi 2015: When Water Flows Uphill, By Phrank Shaibu

In the past three months or thereabout, Kogi State has witnessed many political activities. A large part of them have focused on preparatory activities for the 2015 gubernatorial elections. Specifically, barring all odds that may count against the elections being held as proposed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, in…
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Telling Lies Is Corruption, By Femi Aribisala

More money has been allegedly stolen under Goodluck Jonathan than there was money to steal. Lai Mohammed, APC National Publicity Secretary, is one of President Buhari’s ministerial nominees. When he appeared for screening before the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio made a wry observation. He said: “If I know (Lai Mohammed)…
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Opinion

Femi Fani-Kayode at 55: Celebrating a Gentle Volcano, By Jude Ndukwe

When on Ocober 16, 1960, Chief Victor Remilekun Fani-Kayode and his delectable wife, Chief Mrs. Adia Adunni Fani-Kayode gave birth to a son within their royal lineage and named him David Oluwafemi Fani-Kayode, little did they understand the enormous divine implications and assignment they placed on the shoulders of their…
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