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Reuben Abati: 2019 – Atiku Vs. Buhari

Reuben Abati: 2019 – Atiku Vs. Buhari

There has been some clarity about Nigeria’s 2019 Presidential election, with the end of the October 7 deadline set by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct of party primaries at all levels. On Saturday, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at its convention held in Abuja, ratified the choice of incumbent President […]
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Buhari: We are proud of our achievements(Acceptance Speech)

L-R, Osinbajo, Buhari and Adams Oshiomhole at the convention Full text of the acceptance speech by President Muhammadu Buhari as presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 presidential elections I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the Chairman and members of the Convention Committee for planning and conducting

Osinbajo and angry Christians in Northern Nigeria

Osinbajo and angry Christians in Northern Nigeria

’Tunji Ajibade tunjioa@yahoo.com 08036683657 Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo made a comment recently that had a religious bent to it. I’m hesitant to comment on it because I’m not a preacher.  However, almost every statement a VP makes in the public space has national and political implications, direct or indirect.  In any case, nothing is purely religious […] …

The godfather and his double-edged sword

The godfather and his double-edged sword

Fola Ojo willieojo@yahoo.com He stormed the city of Houston on visitation this summer. Adeniyi Akintola (SAN) was one of the All Progressives Congress’ governorship candidates in its recently concluded primaries. His life story as he recounted them was compelling. His beginning in life was humbling. He captured his life’s journey in an emotional rendition. Maybe, […] …

Sanwo-Olu, the coming of Tinubu’s boy

Sanwo-Olu, the coming of Tinubu’s boy

Abimbola Adelakun With Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s endorsement of his preferred candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, it was a given that Governor Akinwumi Ambode had not only lost the second term governorship ticket, he was also on his way out of political relevance. I do not feel sorry for […] …

China: Let’s borrow ideas not money (1)

China: Let’s borrow ideas not money (1)

Sheriffdeen Tella China has become the new bride for Africa’s thirst for loans just as she has become the latest challenge for the advanced countries in the struggle for global technological and business dominance. Africa remains the backwater of the world economy in economic advancement not because it was discovered as a ‘dark continent’ by […] …

The political logic of APC’s victory in Osun

The political logic of APC’s victory in Osun

Niyi Akinnaso There is always more to an election than political parties, candidates, the electorate, the electoral umpire, and security. Other critical factors include the electoral process itself and the role of money in it. The interactions among the first set of factors often determine the nature of the electoral process and the role of […] …

Noah’s Ark and Osun governorship rerun

Noah’s Ark and Osun governorship rerun

Tunde Odesola (tundeodes2003@yahoo.com) The Ark of Noah offered man redemption after God’s anger rained a retributive deluge which submerged the earth and its sins thousands of years ago. Surely, the ways of God are not the ways of man. I remember the hymn, ‘God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform…’ Who but […] …

A President Abiola after all?

A President Abiola after all?

Minabere Ibelema When two Sundays ago, I saw the headline “Nigeria not ripe for youth president — Abiola’s son,” it inevitably piqued my interest. I have devoted two recent columns to making the case for the youth in Nigerian politics. And quite a few news stories I’ve seen since then corroborate my perspective. As it […] …

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