Political Issues

President Buhari Is Smarter! -By Adolf Ransom Pepple

Atiku has engaged the man who allegedly manipulated the United States presidential election results in…

Presidential Debate: Buhari, Atiku And Other Are Afraid of Sowore -By Bayo Oluwasanmi

The long awaited 2018 presidential debate schedule was released yesterday by Eddi Emesiri, the Executive…

Outside The Box: Why We Must All Get Involved In Politics -By Alex Otti

A few friends hosted a dinner in my honour at Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos…

Statesmanship: Like Jonathan, like Buhari -By Muhammad Ajah

In 2015, while fanatics of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Orubebe were busy…

Déjà vu: I fear it will be unto Buhari as it was unto Jonathan in 2015 -By Fredrick Nwabufo

There is a grand conspiracy. A plot hatched in the pits of despair and agony.…

Why We Must All “Vote” Atiku -By Obajeun Jonah

Protocols, just so we don’t run afoul of courtesies. The ATIKUlate nation; the twittering hegemony…

Oby Ezekwesili And The Chatham House Allegation -By Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

It is frightening how far fake news could go to douse the impact of positive…

Buhari, Please Talk To Us Here… -By Umar Sa’ad Hassan

President Buhari’s most sensational comments since assuming office have come from outside Nigeria-South Africa, the…

Ebonyi 2019, between Umahi and Ogbuoji -By Muhammad Ajah

The gubernatorial race in Ebonyi state is going to be very tough because the two…

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Life And People

Brexit: A Fine Mess In Theresa May’s Britain -By Salil Tripathi

The mess in which British Prime Minister Theresa May finds herself (she is struggling to survive a no-confidence vote within her party as I write this) is partly her own making, but also partly because of irresponsible political leadership in Britain’s two leading parties in handling the country’s most important relationship, with Europe. Britain is…

How Our Toothpastes & Certain Body-Care Products Sell Themselves Out Of Patronage With The Nigeria Consumers -By Ifeanyichukwu Mmoh

While we are most critical about government and its policies as well as how these affected the masses, it is equally important that we begin to call certain organization’s to order with respect to products they exchanged for the hard-earned resources of the Nigerian people that are mostly substandard. These days, it has become a…

An Open Letter to Former Vice President and the PDP Presidential Flag Bearer for 2019 General Election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar -By Okike Benjamin

Dear Sir, Congratulations on your success as the PDP presidential flag bearer for the 2019 general election in Nigeria. It is good to let you realize that the battle to Aso Rock Villa just begun with your emergence as the party’ s choice of presidential candidate for the election. It is not yet over until…

Buhari’s Anti-Corruption Axe: Would Mourinho Have Escaped If He Was Nigerian? -By Fadahunsi Ola

Putting it straight, if Jose Mourinho was Nigerian, there is no way he would escape Buhari’s anti-corruption war — either by being locked up by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) or being labelled in the media as corrupt. Having seen his side easily defeated on home soil last month in a UEFA Champions League tie against…

Pastor Enenche, Daddy Freeze & The Great Puzzle Called ‘Organized Religion’ -Ifeanyichukwu Mmoh

To be honest, religion today has quite changed from what can be known of it from the Holy Bible and this is not because the words of scripture also had civilized with the passing of time but purely because of humanity’s preferred posture against God. Basically, it looked like nothing’s changed but a closer look…

Democracy & Governance

EFCC Is A ‘Non-Party’ With No ‘Locus Standi’ And No, NBA-NEC Isn’t Joking -By Umar Sa’ad Hassan

Five years after my NYSC, I still hold my boss in high esteem.Olumuyiwa Olowokure was not only understanding, patient and tolerant, he was courteous and very refined. He was a black oyibo. Oga O.O it was who when he called…

Connecting the Dots of Corruption: How Individual Greed Has Crippled Nigeria (I) -By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Last week I was introduced to a young man who just “won” his party primary election and will be on the ballot in 2019, representing his constituency in the Oyo State House of Assembly on the platform of the All…

The Nigerian Left and the Constitution -By Edwin Madunagu

For some time in the early part of Nigeria’s Second Republic (1979-1983), several groups in…

Nigeria: A Replica Of Ancient Sparta’s Class System -By Segun Ogunlade

To say a class system is an ancient phenomenon is a statement that is not…

Atiku’s Itinerary In Nigeria Politics And His Winning Chances In 2019 -By Segun Ogunlade

Since the announcement was made of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the opposition…

Apathy In Nigeria’s Democracy -By Dele Agekameh

Democracy, as a system of government, is rooted in the idea of mass participation of…

Thoughts About APC’S Presidential Manifesto On Security And Education -By Segun Ogunlade

It is no longer news that we are in the campaign season that would culminate…

Forgotten Dairies

Shaku Shaku Songs And The Danger Of Following Trends -By Adetayo Omotoyosi Adeolu

Originality is the key to the success of any individual, industry, and society in general.…

The Rise Of Nigerian Writers And Poets -By Adetayo Omotoyosi Adeolu

The plethora of writers and poets in Nigeria is growing on a large scale. This…

Ohun to n dan and the African -By Kehinde Oluwatosin Babatunde

Growing up my first gaming console was the family com (terminator). For those who played…

The Good Old Radio -By Oliver Ejike Uja

It is my habit getting the day’s news headlines first every morning on radio and…

Gen. Alkali’s murder and operations discover death ponds -By Muhammad Ajah

If Nigerian military men can be killed by citizens under whatever guise and nothing is…

How Our Toothpastes & Certain Body-Care Products Sell Themselves Out Of Patronage With The Nigeria Consumers -By Ifeanyichukwu Mmoh

While we are most critical about government and its policies as well as how these affected the masses, it is equally important that we begin to call certain organization’s to order with respect to products they exchanged for the hard-earned…

Yoruba Elders: Self Interest Under Their Cloak -By Kareem Itunu Azeez

The good old days generally, among all tribes in Nigeria, seems to be falling daily, to various unacceptable vices, politically,morally, and socially. This article is focused on the Yoruba premise, the once great Yoruba coast, who has been tagged as…

Economic Issues