Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Opinion

January 19, 2023

Why we love expensive rituals

The only promises made by politicians are those they often do not intend to keep.

Julius Abure, Rufai Ahmed Alkali, Iyorchia Ayu and Abdullahi Adamu
January 14, 2023

Farooq Kperogi: From “Muslim-Muslim” to “Is he really a Muslim?”

The dominant chatter in northern Nigerian Muslim discursive spheres now revolves around the suspicion that Tinubu isn’t a Muslim.

Bola Tinubu
January 12, 2023

Azu Ishiekwene: Why they shoot friends and spare the enemy

A senior advocate of Nigeria, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika, on a live TV programme was obliged to recommend the outsourcing of the force.

Nigeria Police
January 11, 2023

How Nigeria can win in 2023 

Good governance is heterogenous, and so is bad governance.

January 11, 2023

The year of the political harlot and split tickets?

In democratic politics, these implicit bargains begin, of course, with the understandings that govern membership of political parties.

President Muhammadu Buhari
January 8, 2023

How Tinubu, Obi, Imumolen stack up ahead of 2023 presidential elections

The stage could not be better set for the most competitive election since 1999.

Bola Tinubu, Peter Obi and Chris Imumolen
January 7, 2023

Only constant thing about Nigeria is its dysfunction

A genuinely concerned and angry African American friend once asked me if congenital idiocy is the precondition for ascension to leadership in Nigeria.

Blackout
January 5, 2023

How Atiku, Kwankwaso, Sowore, Abiola, Kachikwu stack up ahead of 2023 presidential elections

The stage could not be better set for the most competitive election since 1999.

Atiku Abubakar, Rabiu Kwakwaso, Yele Sowore, Kola Abiola, and Dumebi Kachikwu
January 5, 2023

Azu Ishiekwene: The Trouble with Obasanjo’s Wish

As president for eight years, Obasanjo vehemently rejected any suggestions to help restructure the country, which would have given the regions a fairer footing. 

Olusegun Obasanjo, Peter Obi, Atiku Abubakar and Bola Tinubu
January 1, 2023

Fredrick Nwabufo: How valuable is Obasanjo’s endorsement?

It seems that Obasanjo wrestles with anyone he fails to control and abominates anyone who resists his impingements.

A composite of former president Olusegun Obasanjo and Peter Obi