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Organically Building an Institution -By Sesugh Akume

I now clearly understand why people are pessimistic about alternative political parties and a new breed of compatriots advocating for and pursuing an alternative course aside from the 2 SPVs (special purpose vehicles) in attaining public office. I get why in fact they question the motivation for seeking public office in itself. KOWA Party founded […]

Never in the history of Nigerian politics has a ruling party (APC) rarely been so unpopular. APC and PDP seem like permanent fixtures in our political landscape, and it looks like both may disappear anytime soon. Nigerians had waited feverishly for months for the birth of a new party under which the convener of Takeitback […]

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  The months to elections is usually marred by different antics and shenanigans by politicians, with a desperate move not to loose out in the elections. In the past few weeks, the Nigerian Political Space has witnessed alignments and realignments, with Politicians jumping out of the sinking A.P.C ship and shielding from the rain using […]

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  Yesterday, I looked up on the Independent National Electoral Commission website, there was a section that read countdown days to the 2019 General Elections. Immediately I stumbled on it, the question that perturb my mind was who will challenge President Buhari in this forthcoming election ? There has been a lot of arguments to […]

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  My high school classmates asked me to “profile holistically the pedigree of this man Omoloye Sowore” and why Nigerians should stand with him in 2019. Justifiably, like millions of Nigerians, they are skeptical of politicians. Experience has taught Nigerians to see politics as a crooked business. Nigerians fear that Sowore will become as greedy […]

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  As the topic of this write-up sounds, I want to be a bit analytically numinous in order to drive home my massage. There is a very extraordinary mathematical equation in Nigerian politics of today which I wished the Anambra-born Professor Chike Edozien Umezi Obi was alive to resolve for my compatriots, not really all […]

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Mr Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, without trying to be irreverent and with the most profound respect and regards that I can muster for this audience, I crave your indulgence, and indeed your protection to desist from accepted norms of protocols that this all-important event would require. I have deliberately asked for this protection fully aware […]

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  The Independent Newspaper reported yesterday, August 14, 2018, that many influential nations are joining to mount pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to discard his second term ambition. The report reads in part, “There is serious pressure on him from the international community, especially the United States, European Union, the United Kingdom (UK), and even […]

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I have said time and again that I am not a member of the PDP. I am saying it again. I have never been and will never be a member of any political party in Nigeria. I have also said I do not know personally, have never met or even ever spoken to President Goodluck […]

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Since Buhari won the presidential election in 2015, intra-party wrangling, subterfuge and outright sabotage have become standard fare in the politics of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The party is in no way different from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) it replaced. APC learnt nothing from the failure of the PDP. Indeed, Marx was right. […]

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