2019 Election Saga: Nigeria And Her Besieging Civilians -By Hammed...

The tornado of news on media everyday keeps increasing, whirling dust of no-nonsensical and nonsensical sands, tantamount of making one to beget catarrh. This is nothing but some besieging civilians who had hide daggers and guns under their cloaks become furious after sighting the ray of election. Should we talk of ASUU strike? Or the…

Drum Beating, Dancers Ready: Why Did Yakubu Stop The Beat?...

It is no news that Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the presidential and National Assembly elections that were to hold yesterday. It is also no news that angers, frustration and condemnation of this decision have jammed the Nigerian electoral space. A number of contesting theories have sprung up across divides against the…

Mr. President, Get It Clear. The Constitution Did Not Say...

The political activities that has dominated the polity in the build-up to the 2019 general elections; particularly the February 16th presidential elections leaves much to be desired. The manner in which principal gladiators are carrying on simply suggests that either they did not understand relevant provisions of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) or that they…

The Choice: Two Tested And Failed Men And A Third...

On Saturday, tomorrow February 16, , Nigerians are going to polling centers across the country to cast their votes to either re-elect a sitting president Muhammudu Buhari or elect a new one – a former vice president Atiku Abubakar  fronting for the main opposition party, PDP, or a third force from a pool of different…

Scammers Vying For President: Dear Nigerians, Be Wary Of Atiku...

Exactly four years ago, Nigerians thronged to the polls to elect the incumbent Muhammadu Buhari of the APC after Goodluck Jonathan of the PDP had overseen an administration replete with sizeable catastrophes that undermined Nigeria’s progress as a nation. At the time, Atiku Abubakar was a chieftain of the APC until his wild ambition for…

My Country Nigeria -By Iwarri Belema Daniel…

This is Nigeria, a wonderful country noted for both positive and negative works. As Nigerians, we have been through a lot. Being part and parcel of this great country, we would agree that many things had happened which has either broken us or put smiles on our faces. I believe most of us have good,…

El-Rufai Should Resign Over Death Threat To Foreigners -By Dr....

In a TV interview, while reacting to recent statements by the United Kingdom, United States, and the European Union, which cast doubt on the credibility of the forthcoming 2019 Nigerian elections; the Governor of Kaduna State of Nigeria, Nasir el-Rufai, did not mince words when he charged that, “we are waiting for the person that…

My Journey Through Boko Haram Territory -By ‘Tope Fasua…

I knew I had to make the sacrifice of traveling the whole of Nigeria and especially to visit states I’d never been to since I was born. To be the president of Nigeria, the least one should do for this country, in my view, is to endeavour to travel the corners of the land and…

Nigerians Must Decide -By Omeje Filia…

The current political atmosphere in this democratic dispensation of our dear nation has become a great concern. This is because the leadership style of President Mohammad Buhari is not in line with a democratic system of government. In a recall of the 2015 Buhari’s electioneering campaign, Buhari vowed to fight corruption but instead of leading…

Contenders, Pretenders, And The Rest Of Us -By Jerome- Mario...

Any new dominant communications medium leads to new information in society and inevitably changes the way ideas, feelings and powers are distributed and the way collective decisions are made.  With just a few days to the general election in the country, the monopolization of the nation’s dominant communications medium-the television for debate by various candidates…

Onnoghen vs FG: Getting the Judiciary and the Bar To...

The Onnoghen affair has posed a major question for Nigeria. Do the wheels of justice work when judges and senior members of the bar infringe our laws or are they above the law? The Court of Appeal has just confirmed that Mr. Walter Onnoghen is indeed properly charged with criminal activities and yet this man…