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Rivers state endless bloody polls

Saturday, 31 December 2016 00:00 Written by

The legendary Chinese leader and founder of modern China, Mao Tse-tung in a moment of political illumination postulated that war is politics with blood while politics is war without blood. But the people of Rivers state or better put, the political gladiators have proved the lie of that assertion.

Kano: Rumble in Africa House

Monday, 21 November 2016 00:00 Written by

The bout brewing between the governor of Kano state and his predecessor is getting interesting, keeping keen political watchers on the edge of their seats.

How APC Rejects Victory in Kogi Guber Election

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 00:00 Written by

It is obvious that the All Progressive Congress (APC) did not want to be declared winner in the ‘inconclusive’ gubernatorial election of Nigeria’s north-central state of Kogi for trivial tribal reasons. Writes Oladimeji Amuda.

Depleting Ranks of Delta PDP

Sunday, 29 November 2015 00:00 Written by

Ajalakpo Oweh writes that opposition is really building up against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nigeria’s deep southern state of Delta, as the All Progressive Congress (APC) waits to take over.

APC and End of Time

Sunday, 29 November 2015 00:00 Written by

 

 

Mustafa Folami cautions that All Progressive Congress (APC)’s internal cracks may consume the party’s otherwise enigmatic personalities in battles pitting them against foes that are below their ranks.    

 

 

 

 

That the federal government in Nigeria is not enjoying harmony between the executive and the legislature is a result of the seed sown by the present ruling APC when it was in the opposition. Umoru Ibrahim writes 

 

 

Jega: The Day After

Saturday, 11 July 2015 00:00 Written by

Mustafa Folami juxtaposes how some sections of Nigeria see its head of  electoral commission Attahiru Jega, after the 2011 and 2014 polls respectively

Politics of Self-Destruction

Saturday, 11 July 2015 00:00 Written by

Umoru Ibrahim writes that PDP bigwigs in Northwestern Nigeria shot themselves on the leg by sidelining President Goodluck Jonathan in their pre-election campaigns, thereby nailing their political coffins by losing so roundly

Just another Election?

Saturday, 11 July 2015 00:00 Written by

The April 28 presidential election in Nigeria may not be different from the previous ones in the way Nigerian politicians approached it, yet there are salient issues that made it exceptional, especially peoples' expectations and the president's simplicity. Bashir Kabir writes.

Buhari: Crossing the Rubicon

Thursday, 09 July 2015 00:00 Written by

May 29, 2015 and Nigeria will have a new president and a new political party governing it. Faruk Ahmad writes that the difference will only be made if notable problems are solved as the new man promised during his campaign