Shehu Sani’s Cracked Mirror -By Philip Agbese…

One of the greatest and terrible fallouts from the rise of Trumpism is the penchant for the cloning and replication of copycats across the globe, individuals that are deluded enough to believe they can replicate the wonder of rising from relative obscurity to winning elections. The tragedy is that some of them are succeeding. Trumpism,…

Buhari’s ‘Next Level Logo’: Plagiarism is just a word -By...

It appears Buhari campaign managers have little respect for intellectual property; obviate due diligence, and may be impotent of original ideas. President Buhari’s ‘Next Level campaign logo’ has ticked off an avoidable controversy. The logo is said to be that of “a project of Winthrop University-School Partnership Network in collaboration with Fort Mill School District…

The Man in Asorock: Buhari or Jubril? -By Koye-Ladele Mofehintoluwa…

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation“- Oscar Wilde The metamorphosis of President Buhari is one that is almost impossible to notice especially due to his continued relevance in the scheme of Nigerian governance, military and politics. He has maintained this visibility since…

Corruption Fight; Widening Stride And Nettlesome Results -By Jerome-Mario Utomi…

Without overlooking other serious socioeconomic challenges bedeviling the nation, corruption appears to be the greatest problem confronting us today. Though neither new nor peculiar to Nigeria, it has observably flowered frighteningly in public life in Nigeria. What has however, made it a reality that Nigerians now worry about is that despite the acclaimed widening steps…

2019 Elections: Why Revolution Won’t Be Televised (1) -By Senami...

Dazzling commercials, hip catch-phrases and unredeemed promises bombard the media space in Nigeria ahead of the 2019 general election, but none of them hint the cautionary note of what is to come. The Arab Spring; Parallels with Nigeria The greatest and most powerful revolutions in history often start very quietly and in Nigeria, all the…

Buhari, APC’s NEXT LEVEL Slogan Reminds Us Of MMM -By...

MMM Next level or which level? I asked in an incredulous voice when I saw the APC slogan for the 2019 election. At first they came with the CHANGE slogan, if you changed something you continue with CONTINUITY not NEXT LEVEL, that’s not what i wanted to tell you, i want us to start with…

Buhari The Dead And His Body Double -By Festus Adedayo…

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into…

2019: When God Is Disregarded In Human Permutations -By Michael...

The folly of man is his inability to come to terms with the realities of his fatalistic nature and his falability. He often foolishly and stupidly conducts himself with such arrogant grandiose mien under the false impression of being in charge, while by his very nature he is created not to be in charge of…

2019: Mistakes Atiku/Obi Campaigns Must Avoid -By Val Igwebuike…

The presidential campaign is billed to start tomorrow. I know the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization, APCO registered many Support groups from across the country. Perhaps, APCO is still planning to address the support groups for Atiku before the commencement of the presidential campaigns. Many feel bad that they have not been communicated to! However, I…

The Economist And Their Predictions -By Azu Ishiekwene…

It matters a lot to our politicians what the foreign press or agencies say about them, especially about their electoral chances. If foreigners, particularly those in London or New York, say something nice, our politicians take it to heart and repost as far and wide as they can. If not, they get mad. In recent…

Buhari’s Double And The Spirit Of Public Inquiry -By Jideofor...

This week’s reflection is on a trending story that began when Buhari returned from his 104-days of medical treatment in the UK in 2017. Many were surprised that on his return, Buhari, who was a subject of several extremely negative rumours during his medical sojourn in the United Kingdom, came back looking younger and more…