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2019 Elections: ‘My prediction for presidential poll’

  Without prejudice to his shortcomings, Buhari looks set to win this election with a landslide. Yes, a landslide! He will win in northeast, southwest and northwest...

The stranded Squirrels in Ezekwesili’s party, by Azu Ishiekwene

I didn’t notice the squirrel until later. The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) actually has a squirrel as its logo, but I didn’t make out the silhouette until...

Onnoghen

Onnoghengate: The rule of law clashes with anti-corruption

When former President Olusegun Obasanjo two weeks ago flared-up  and took a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing him and ” his hatchet men” of...

INEC

Chief Emeka Anyaoku to FGN, INEC on the 2019 elections

As our country is preparing for the general elections in two weeks time, I have three observations to share with the Nigerian government, INEC and others. First,...

Onnoghen

Chief Justice of many troubles by Moshood Adewale

An array of poisonous arrows seems to be coming the way of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Justice Walter Onnoghen. His travails began last week end and has dominated the...

ALGON accuses Amosun

‘Amosun and the politics of attrition’

It will be unkind to conclude, even to insinuate, that Governor Ibikunle Amosun set out to diminish the fortunes of his party, the All Progressives Congress, in the 2019...

Corruption and economic hardship

Corruption, for a long time , has been the wheel that has been driving the Nigerian economy, bringing illicit comfort to many lives and pursuits. There can be no doubt...

Age of innocence

Over his Atiku romance, the Owu chief has declared that he is not neutral. He wanted to show that he is still in political bed with the Adamawa titan. But he shocked no...

When we live in denial

I am usually surprised by the limited knowledge of some Nigerians about people and places in this great country of ours. Thirty years ago, I travelled a whole day by...

PDP

Osun guber and the days ahead

Again, Osun governorship election has come and gone with its attendant bliss and despair. A winner has emerged while losers have either cheered themselves with courage...