Why Buhari remains the man to beat in 2019 polls

By FEMI ADESINA THE greatest talking point in our country this week has been the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari that he would seek a...

The 2018/2019 polls: Adeyeye and PDP’s Freudian slip

By Ehichioya Ezomon THE 2019 general elections are about 17 months away, and yet, politicians are unconsciously foretelling what they and their political parties will...

When the Python Danced on a Barb-Wired Fence

Why this government or any other group in this country or outside would think that solution to the present impasse in Nigeria could be...

2019 Polls: Buhari as the ‘issue’

For all intents and purposes, Buhari, like the former Premier of the Western Region, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, "will be the issue" at the elections....

Edo gubernatorial polls; No end to litigations

 Since 1999, there has never been any uncontested governorship election in the courts by the losing party and its candidate. The nearly decade-long chairmanship...

NASS: Making peaceful change impossible

What the NASS cleverly avoided last week, refusing to flow with the tide and clamour for a gradual attainment of a new Nigeria, is...

War in Nigeria: Victory Remains Elusive, 50 Years On

By Wole Soyinka On July 6, 1967, civil war broke out in Nigeria between the country’s military and the forces of Biafra, an independent republic...

Confab report and task before the Senate

  It is unrealistic for people from the major ethnic groups to cry out against marginalisation. What of the minor ethnic groups, for example the...

Suddenly, panic, fear in the polity

By Ehichioya Ezomon AS if fabled for having "One Week, One Trouble" (apologies to Anezi Okoro, author of the 1972 book with that title), Nigeria's existential...

MKO Abiola and story of June 12 @ 24

By Ehichioya Ezomon   THE past 24 years have not been able to bring to a close the cancellation of the June 12, 1993, presidential election, a...

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