Monday, July 4, 2022

Azu Ishiekwene

April 8, 2022

A troubling history of consensus politics

Whatever its shortcomings, consensus appears to be the APC’s homegrown answer to the growing calls to self-democratise.

PDP National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu and APC National Chairman, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu
March 31, 2022

Turning the other cheek for Will Smith

Will Smith’s assault on Chris Rock won’t be the last unscripted highlight of the Oscar and other Hollywood big nights.

March 17, 2022

Triumph of ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ governors

The perpetrators of Yahoo-Yahoo in Akeredolu’s class and party also have the security agencies at their beck and call.

Buni, Buhari, Akeredolu composite
March 10, 2022

APC putting everyone at risk by endangering itself

It’s hard to ignore the echoes of disarray from the APC tent or to pretend that when the rains fall, it would be APC’s problem alone.

Muhammadu Buhari, Mai Mala Buni and Bola Tinubu
January 20, 2022

Azu Ishiekwene: Why husbands often die first

“Of all five of us in that picture,” he asked, “how many still have their fathers alive?”

Family silhouette
December 23, 2021

Azu Ishiekwene: Buhari wants to hand over to PDP. Here’s how

If Buhari was interested in saving smaller parties, he would have sponsored a bill that dismantles the current system.

Buhari and Atiku composite
October 23, 2021

News editors should stick to public interest in a time of crisis

How successfully journalists manage the innovations and issues technology throws at them would determine whether or not and how far they succeed as mediators.

October 8, 2021

What Mark Zuckerberg’s trial says about us

Zuckerberg and other tech entrepreneurs who have changed our world never pretended they’re out to finish what Mother Teresa started.

September 23, 2021

Where to wait for Buhari’s successor

Far from being settled, the idea of where the next president would come from is still a very open question.

Tinubu and Atiku
September 17, 2021

Wike, FG and authority stealing

Buhari’s government must end the shameful avarice and illegality and do what the law says.

Sanwo-Olu, Buhari and Wike composite