Politics

Rudolf Okonkwo: The trouble with Bola Tinubu and co

Rudolf Okonkwo: The trouble with Bola Tinubu and co

by Rudolf Okonkwo The pedigree of Tinubu, Okorocha and their likes are troubling enough that a descent society would not hang its hopes on their types. From their upbringing, educational accomplishment,...

 

Jonathan arrives Ghana for ECOWAS Summit (See Photos)

Jonathan arrives Ghana for ECOWAS Summit (See Photos)

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan has arrived in Accra, the capital of Ghana for the 45th Ordinary session of ECOWAS Summit of Heads of State and Government. Jonathan was met by a...

 

Kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls will be home soon – FG

Kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls will be home soon – FG

by Kolapo Olapoju Eighty five days after their daring kidnap, the Council of State, made up of former Heads of State have promised Nigerians that the abducted girls from Government Girls’...

 

Ife Adebayo: This APC is broken (Y! Politico)

Ife Adebayo: This APC is broken (Y! Politico)

by Ife Adebayo However… this APC… this Armored Personnel Carrier meant to provide some safety, some comfort, some hope, and light at the end of the tunnel to Nigeria is broken. This APC...

 

Ekene Ngwu: 5 factors needed to win elections in South-east Nigeria (Y! Politico)

Ekene Ngwu: 5 factors needed to win elections in South-east Nigeria (Y! Politico)

by Ekene Ngwu An electoral candidate with reasonable economic power has better chances, as sponsors and other stakeholders are more likely to take the person seriously, as finance of preliminary...

 

Opinion: Why the PDP thinks it can win Osun State

Opinion: Why the PDP thinks it can win Osun State

by Matthew Adejoh Now, where do all these leave Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who came in through the window by some legal magic in the judiciary, and is not as confident as...

 

A week to his 52nd birthday, we profile the rise and fall of Farouk Lawan (YNaija Long Read)

A week to his 52nd birthday, we profile the rise and fall of Farouk Lawan (YNaija Long Read)

by Nchekwube Efunesi As he listened intently – from where he stood in the dock – to the court registrar reeling out all seven counts accusing him of seeking a US$3 million bribe,...

 

Demola Rewaju: #OsunDecides – …And the X-factor is Fatai Akinbade (Y! Politico)

Demola Rewaju: #OsunDecides – …And the X-factor is Fatai Akinbade (Y! Politico)

by Demola Rewaju  An ironical twist occured last week when Governor Aregbesola visited the NASFAT grounds for a programme and donated food items to the Islamic group; the venue was built...

 

“I would have been dead now”: Ex-NURTW Chairman, Tokyo escapes assassination in Oyo

“I would have been dead now”: Ex-NURTW Chairman, Tokyo escapes assassination in Oyo

by S’ola Filani No fewer than six people got injured as Lateef Akinsola, a former Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers(NURTW) in Oyo State on yesterday escaped been...

 

Sola Akinyede: Ekiti – The myths and biases of ‘stomach infrastructure’

Sola Akinyede: Ekiti – The myths and biases of ‘stomach infrastructure’

by Sola Akinyede With regard to our selling our destiny for bags of rice, and the talk of “stomach infrastructure”, what I perceive is sheer hypocrisy, anger and ignorance. During the...