Why I prefer Omoyere Sowore as Nigeria’s next President by Adeyeye Olorunfemi

1. In less than 6 months, Sowore, without owning a private jet has travelled to 28 States in Nigeria and over 10 Countries engaging Nigerians everywhere they are. He has communicated to Nigerians more than the sitting President Buhari. – *I think I prefer this ‘Students’ Union President’* 2. He has thoroughly shaken the polity by […]

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2019: Pre-election issues may threaten Nigeria’s democracy – Frederick Fasehun

Frederick Fasehun, a former national chairman of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) and founder of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) and presently a national leader of the Green Party (GP), in this exclusive interview with INIOBONG IWOK, says next year’s general election in the country would not be credible with the present composition of […]

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Political Scientists: The problem with democracy is voters

Consider the curious case of New Jersey in 1916: That summer, there was a string of deadly shark attacks along the Jersey Shore. As a result, Woodrow Wilson lost his home state in the presidential election. Why, you ask? Because the beachfront towns (which rely on tourism) were negatively impacted by the attacks. Though Wilson […]

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Elections are not our problem; the structure is!

The Arabian Peninsula has a very rich history dating 6000BC. The peninsula was occupied by Bedouins…the modern day Arabs. The peninsula is mostly sandy desert, hard rocky mountains, and wetlands around the coastal areas. To say this is one of the most uninhabitable places on earth is an understatement! Summer temperatures are so high that […]

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Nass can’t reconvene without committee’s report on electoral matters – Saraki/Dogora

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, say no date has been fixed to reconvene national assembly. President Muhammadu Buhari had urged the national assembly to reconvene so as to approve N242 billion for the 2019 elections. Last week, Yusuf Lasun, deputy speaker of the house of representatives, said […]

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OSHIOMHOLE IS IGNORANT, RECKLESS AND UNCOUTH – Saraki’s aide

PRESS RELEASE: MY RESPONSE TO ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE – Bukola Saraki August 10, 2018: 1. It is rather surprising that Mr. Adams Oshiomhole is behaving like a rain-beaten chicken, crying all over the place about Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, as if the Senate President is the apparition haunting his life and the sinking ship that he […]

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AKWA IBOM APC MEMBERS REJECT AKPABIO AS THEIR POLITICAL LEADER

Members of the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom state have frowned at the attempt by the national leaders of the party to crown former senate minority leader, senator Godswill Akpabio, as the state leader of the party. Prince Emmanuel Sam, a stalwart of the APC, on Thursday, said, they can not accept Akpabio as […]

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DEFECTIONS EXPOSE NIGERIAN POLITICIANS HYPOCRISY AND SHAMELESSNESS BY Chidiebere Nwobodo

It’s no longer news that Sen. Godwill Akpabio has left the PDP for APC. As surprising and perverse the decision may be,  as democrats, we don’t have any option but to respect his fundamental right of association and expression, as enshrined in the constitution. I will not call Sen. Akpabio a “looter” simply because he […]

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SARAKI FINALLY LEAVES APC WITH REGRET, ACCUSES “FIFTH COLUMNISTS” WHO DO NOT WANT JUSTICE, EQUITY IN NIGERIA(READ FULL STATEMENT)

His full statement I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided to take my leave of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This is not a decision that I have made lightly. If anything at all, I have tarried for so long and did all that was humanly possible, even in the […]

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WHY BUHARI WANTED NOTHING TO DO WITH TINUBU – Buba Galadima

    The Chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Buba Galadima, has said the cosy relationship between President Muhammadu Buhari and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is an afterthought. In a tell-all account in the current edition of The Interview magazine, Mr Galadima said he was principally […]

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