The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja Friday has declared Ademola Adeleke winner of the September 22 election. Delivering the lead ruling of the three-man tribunal, Chairman Ibrahim Sirajo, said that the rerun election that held on September 27 was illegal. The tribunal said Adeleke won the election at the first ballot … Continue reading ElectionTribunal: Adeleke wins of Osun guber election
By Dr. Ugoji Egbujo Igbo is a migrant tribe. Lagos is a melting pot. Igbos will always abound in Lagos, any Lagos. They can’t be stopped. And can’t stop themselves. They have taken their industriousness everywhere. They have become the mostly widely dispersed and widely entrenched race in Nigeria and perhaps Africa. Lagos is where … Continue reading Lagos politics and the ubiquitous Igbo
Since Ohaneze endorsed the AtikuObi presidency, Gov. Willie Obiano has thrown decency to the dogs, barking at and cursing any figure that resembles Dr. Nnia Nwodo. Bad as such unguided statements could be from a whole number one citizen of a state, the very fact that it is coming from the state governor of the … Continue reading Obiano And Politics Of Extreme Hatred
By Gene Mojekwu I believe that Buhari illegally removed the Chief Justice of Nigeria. Is the CJN corrupt? Perhaps, but that is not the point. Democracy presupposes a civilian government based on procedures, where the constitution, as the supreme law of the land, holds sway at all times, with nobody being above the law and … Continue reading Arguments for and against Buhari’s illegality on CJN
Nature of Leadership in Nigeria By Femi Fani-Kayode Permit me to begin this contribution with a few comparisons. Consider the following. Mr. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was elected President of Ghana in 2016. His father Edward Akuffo-Addo, was one of Ghana's "big six" nationalists and elderstatesmen who led and fought for Ghana's independence from the … Continue reading Femi Fani-Kayode: The CJN Onnoghen conundrum – who has bewitched Nigeria
Political Campaign Stage By Rev. Fr. Dr. Stephen A. Okeke Unfortunately, what we have witnessed in the last few years is a polarized government where the Congress and the Presidency often engage in policy and political ‘fist fights” that linger for months and years. Most of the time, the legislative is divided along Party lines … Continue reading Values of Civic Engagement in Political Process
By Chris Odinaka Nwedo “The perturbing question is, if Buhari can allow electoral victories of his party members to be through intensely corrupt processes what more his aspiration for re-election? He made his kinsman the Chairman of Independence Electoral Commission, (INEC) and surrounded the commission with people loyal to him. Most of the Service Chiefs … Continue reading Stable Nigeria After 2019 Elections: GEJ Conceded Defeat Will PMB Mind?