Buhari/APC: Your Problems Are Nepotism And Aborted Change, Not Order 06

THE adage of my nativity is President Muhammadu Buhari/APC Kalmar: "behind the door's closest can't save the murderer". The All Progressives Congress (APC) and its presidency has murdered democracy; adopted rule of the thumb, aborted her own electoral premises, dramatizes unremitting failure, as much as introduced primitive nepotism and archaic bigotry.

Buhari/APC: Your Problems Are Nepotism And Aborted Change, Not Order 06

By Erasmus Ikhide The adage of my nativity is President Muhammadu Buhari/APC Kalmar: “behind the door’s closest can’t save the murderer”. The All Progressives Congress (APC) and its presidency have murdered democracy; adopted rule of the thumb aborted her own electoral premises, dramatizes unremitting failure, as much as introduced primitive nepotism and archaic bigotry. Shockingly, […]

APC’s Direct Primaries Option And Its Future In Nigerian Politics

APC’s Direct Primaries Option And Its Future In Nigerian Politics

Regardless of the noticeable shortfalls that bedevilled the application of direct primaries in the All Progressives Congress’selection of candidates for next year’s election, there is no doubt that this remains the best option in choosing candidates that will fly the party’s flag in the ensuing election. Yes, there were hiccups that attended the party’s adoption […]

Travel Ban: A Government That Unduly Treats Its Citizens As Enemies

A government takes responsibility for all its citizens and applies the law to preserve order, a stable polity and a future that is certain.

Travel Ban: A Government That Unduly Treats Its Citizens As Enemies

By Frank Tietie A government takes responsibility for all its citizens and applies the law to preserve order, a stable polity and a future that is certain. Article 12 (2)of the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights (Ratification & Enforcement) Act, Cap A9, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 provides as follows: Every […]

Atiku As A Lesser Devil?

THE emergence of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) standard bearer offers Nigerians the delicate option of choosing between two devils: President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar. A few months ago, Mr. Atiku returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Then, he received serious clapback from Governor Nasir El-Rufai, who signposted him in a bad light and addressed him by his proper name: political prostitute!

Atiku As A Lesser Devil?

By Erasmus Ikhide THE emergence of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) standard-bearer offers Nigerians the delicate option of choosing between two devils: President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar. A few months ago, Mr. Atiku returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Then, he received serious clap back from Governor Nasir El-Rufai, […]

Post Democratic Helplessness, Nigeria In Political Dilemma

Post Democratic Helplessness, Nigeria In Political Dilemma

By Ogrinya, Paul Eneji The President Muhamadu Buhari’s led Administration came up in its Political agenda during his presidential campaign propaganda, 2014/2015 of crushing Corruption, Insurgents/Terrorism, Which have been in existence before President Johnathan Government and a probable hope for all Nigerians, known as the Mantra of ‘ Change ‘ ‘. However, as fear grips Nation […]

Speaking Truth To Power and Keeping The Faith

Speaking Truth To Power and Keeping The Faith

By Fani-Kayode My paternal great-grandfather (my grandfather’s father), Rev. Emmanuel Adelabi Kayode, was an Anglican priest. He was educated by the Christian missionaries and the Anglican Church and he studied theology at Fourah Bay College in Freetown, Sierra Leonne which was at that time a satellite campus of the United Kingdom’s Universty of Durham. In […]

Osun Election: Is this the INEC or should We Expect another?

Osun Election: Is this the INEC or should We Expect another?

By Jude Ndukwe During his screening exercise before the Senate prior to his confirmation as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmud Yakubu had, in response to one of the questions from the senators, said it was too late in his life for anyone, no matter how highly placed or powerful, to […]

The Dilemma of Nigerian Investors in the Power Sector: The Story of Dr. Tunde Ayeni

The honourable Minister for Power, His Excellency Babatunde Fashola has been quoted to have said that, “It is no longer news that the power distribution companies are having difficulty funding distribution infrastructure. Therefore, as a collective 40% shareholders, we cannot sit back without finding a solution.” Fashola had confirmed at different fora that the DisCos were having serious problems with the funding of their distribution infrastructure which has negated against their invested funds.

BY OrobosaOmo-Ojo, JP The honourable Minister for Power, His Excellency Babatunde Fashola has been quoted to have said that, “It is no longer news that the power distribution companies are having difficulty funding distribution infrastructure. Therefore, as a collective 40% shareholders, we cannot sit back without finding a solution.” Fashola had confirmed at different fora […]

Okezie Ikpeazu: When Performance Justifies Equity and Deserves Continuity

As the 2019 general elections approach, Abia State is agog as different groups and communities in the stat jostle among themselves to host and celebrate one of their brightest stars, known to some as the “Scholar in Governance”, to others as the “Silent Achiever” and, yet, to some others, as the “Caterpillar Revolutionist” for his many sides rolled into the singular vision of making Abia great and prosperous.

Okezie Ikpeazu: When Performance Justifies Equity and Deserves Continuity

By Jude Ndukwe “You need continuity. You need a commitment and continuity” – Jeff Fisher As the 2019 general elections approach, Abia State is agog as different groups and communities in the stat jostle among themselves to host and celebrate one of their brightest stars, known to some as the “Scholar in Governance”, to others as […]

Osun State: Help, Help, A Compromised INEC Is Murdering Nigeria’s Hard Earned Democracy

The announcement by INEC,that the Osun state election conducted on Saturday, 22nd September2018, was inconclusive and the fixing of 27th of September for a so-called rerun, is a dangerous subversion and travesty of the electoral process, a blow to our hard-earned constitutional democracy and an ominous sign of the farce to expect in 2019-subversion of the people's will.

Osun State: Help, Help, A Compromised INEC Is Murdering Nigeria’s Hard Earned Democracy

BY CHIEF MIKE OZEKHOME, SAN, OFR, FCIArb, Ph.D The announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,that the Osun state election conducted on Saturday, 22nd September2018, was inconclusive and the fixing of 27th of September for a so-called rerun, is a dangerous subversion and travesty of the electoral process, a blow to our hard-earned constitutional […]

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