Opinion

Do We Need a New Political Party Now?, By Simbo Olorunfemi

...what we need now is to join hands together and focus singularly on how we can infiltrate and weaken existing structures to the point where we can successfully force a constitutional amendment that will herald, at the least, the birth of a unicameral Parliamentary System. That is our best shot…
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Columns

Buhari, the All-Powerful Governors and the Shema Challenge, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Last week, governors and governors-elect from the All Progressive Congress (APC) visited President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari to make a request. They wanted the new Administration to provide additional funds to States so that they could pay salaries. The motive for the visit was questionable. If they were serving governors, they have…
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Guest Columns

“The Need for a Political Ideology among Nigerian Youth”, By Chukwudozie Egolum

As the 2014 general elections draw closer, the air is rife with propaganda especially aimed at the nation’s youth that make up a sizable portion of the populace. The youth have a monumental role to play in deciding our nation’s future. To my mind, a vital area for youth involvement…
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Opinion

The tragedy of defections and valueless politics in Nigeria, By Udo Jude Ilo

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, writing in the Young India newspaper on October 22, 1925, espoused the theory of the seven social sins. It has lessons on economics, politics, science and religion and spoke to our common destiny and humanity around the world. While the seven social sins are subject to various…
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