Archive for: Politics

Olusegun Adeniyi: Four and a half explanations on the Boko Haram scourge

Olusegun Adeniyi: Four and a half explanations on the Boko Haram scourge

by Olusegun Adeniyi However, the bigger tragedy is that at a time the body bags were still being counted on Monday, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) decided to play politics with the carnage.  ...

 

Ife Adebayo: Insecurity in Nigeria is failure of government at all levels (Y! Politico)

Ife Adebayo: Insecurity in Nigeria is failure of government at all levels (Y! Politico)

by Ife Adebayo I believe the problem of insecurity we are seeing is just a case of the chickens coming home to roost, the government at all levels have failed the people, the federal, local...

 

Cheta Nwanze: Citizen Yusuf doesn’t deserve a spell on the naughty step

Cheta Nwanze: Citizen Yusuf doesn’t deserve a spell on the naughty step

by  Cheta Nwanze Sadly, it appears that for all of his service, Ciaxon has been missing from social media for just over a week now, and yesterday night… a known rabble-rouser alleged...

 

Opinion: Understanding the politics of zoning in Rivers

Opinion: Understanding the politics of zoning in Rivers

by Saatah Nubari As the 2015 general elections draw near, there will be different calculations and theories put forward by both sides of the divide concerning who has the RIGHT to rule Rivers...

 

Simon Kolawole: Religion and politics in Nigeria

Simon Kolawole: Religion and politics in Nigeria

by Simon Kolawole There is something I want to keep hammering on: Nigeria is bigger than PDP and APC. Do you know how many parties we have seen in this country? NPC, AG, NCNC, UPN, NPN, NPP,...

 

Dele Momodu: The anatomy of PDP and APC (Part 2)

Dele Momodu: The anatomy of PDP and APC (Part 2)

Dele Momodu The President’s inability to deal concretely with the grave security threats and everyday carnage may turn out to be his major albatross. The spate of killings and magnitude of...

 

Opinion: The tragedy of partisan politics in Nigeria

Opinion: The tragedy of partisan politics in Nigeria

by Femi Owolabi Unconfirmed sources reported that Atiku had given N1b each to the ACN branches across the states of the federation. Yes, that is N36b! I was an ACN member. Money and other souvenirs...

 

Simon Kolawole: How conflict underdeveloped Nigeria

Simon Kolawole: How conflict underdeveloped Nigeria

by Simon Kolawole While our politicians are still busy playing 2015 politics with Boko Haram, the conflict is killing us softly. I had not been to Abia State in ages. My visit to Umuahia sometime...

 

What I learnt from my foray into politics – Pastor Tunde Bakare

What I learnt from my foray into politics – Pastor Tunde Bakare

by Akan Ido Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly has  given a glimpse into his experience in politics while running as the Vice Presidential candidate of the now defunct, Congress...

 

Michael Orodare: Dear NSA Dasuki, wake up and read my lips (Y! Politico)

Michael Orodare: Dear NSA Dasuki, wake up and read my lips (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare What attracted me most in that report was this phrase where you said: “I HAVE GOT THE TELEPHONE NUMBERS AND CONTACTS OF KEY BOKO HARAM MEMBERS AND I WILL MEET WITH THEM.” Dear...