2023 & Peter Obi  by Smart Ofugara

  For almost sixty two years, we have fought, we have celebrated, we have marginalized, we have schemed, we have established hierarchy. Piloting this nation since independence in October, 1960 are the following citizens and the regions they hail from with the unity of the nation at heart. Nnamdi Azikiwe-East Tafawa Balewa-North Aguyui Ironsi-East Yakubu […]

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2023, Bola Tinubu and the cost of political miscalculation By Sanusi Muhammad

The godfather of Lagos politics, Ashiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in 2015, led the Southwest into an alliance with the north to birth the All Progressive Alliance (APC). His decision, evidently, was informed by the expectation that the two geopolitical regions will share power, invariably to the exclusion of the Eastern bloc. And ultimately that he, […]

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How northern Nigeria catches southern monkeys with the Shettimas by Festus Adedayo

James Hadley Chase’s The Paw in the Bottle is an excellent thriller whose teachings apply to the world of today. Published in 1949, the thrill in the novel lingers, both for its clinically descriptive power and applicability to the concepts of class conflict, loyalty, betrayal, trust, greed and so many others. Set in London with […]

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2023: UPU Twist in Gbagi’s Endorsement Exposes the Hypocrisy of Some Urhobo Leaders by Zik Gbemre

I consider it rather unfortunate, and a complete disgrace and shamelessness of one’s supposed integrity, that a man who calls himself the supposed parallel President-General (PG) of the Urhobo Progress Union (UPU), would do something with his supposed Executives, and suddenly turn around to publicly deny what he did. That is how best I can […]

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Edo PDP Defection saga, Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu-Adams Oshiomole Synergy And APC 2020 Governorship Deal. By Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe

Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu, is well known to me. He was the chief scribe of ALPHAX CLUB, a political pressure group formed in the late 80s to launch Chief Lucky Igbinedion into party politics in Edo State. Alphax inaugural meeting was held at St Philomena Hotel in Benin. I was one of the pioneer members […]

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2023 seems the appropriate time for Gbagi in Delta By Prof Haalim Uche

 I must make a quick confession , I was one of  those that held the notion that ahead 2023,  former Minister of State for Education and highest indigenous investor in Delta State,  Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, hit the road rather early on his  mission to govern  the oil-rich state.  I am sure many are with me […]

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Nicholas Mutu like Bill Hughes, Australian Longest Serving Parliamentarian By Cletus Opukeme

Hon. Nicholas Mutu is a quintessential parliamentarian and a political juggernaut, a goal-getter who is the longest serving parliamentarian in the history of Nigerian House of Representative, going the way like the Australian parliamentarian,Bill Hughes  who served his people for 51 years consecutively and his people wanted him more on his  robust and efficient representation […]

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“Why I Rejected the Presidential Election Results” – Atiku Abubakar

    Being A Text of A World Press Conference by Atiku Abubakar, Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23, 2019 Elections on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Dear citizens of Nigeria, Let me start by thanking you for choosing democracy as the settled system of government for our great nation. Democracy is […]

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PDP Rejects Presidential Result, Says Democracy Under Threat, Summons Legal Term

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the on-going announcement of the 2019 Presidential results saying it is “incorrect thus unacceptable” adding “democracy is under threat”. Meanwhile it has summoned its legal term for a meeting. Bellow is the full text of a Statement by PDP National Chairman Our Democracy is Under Threat Protocols: […]

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The problem is beyond elections postponement by FRANCIS ANEKWE OBORJI

    Quoting from an Igbo proverb in his famous novel, “Things Fall Apart”, Chinua Achebe says, “A man who cannot tell where the rain began to beat him cannot know where he dried his body.” In his last but parting classical book, “There Was a Country”, Achebe tells us that to make Nigeria work […]

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