Fellow Nigerians, please, permit me to make some quick clarifications in this season of general bickering and mutual distrust and spiteful hatred. One. I do not work for any campaign organisation. I’m supporting the PDP candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, same … Read the rest
Some days ago, a joke circulated on social media and like jokes are wont to do, they satirise the truth of a social situation. The composer claimed to have eaten two Permanent Voter Cards: one belonging to a friend, and … Read the rest
Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai’s ludicrously impotent threat that citizens of foreign powers who intervene in Nigeria’s internal affairs “would go back in body bags” and his duplicitous attempt to explain away the homicidal signification of the trope of“body bags” … Read the rest
YOU don’t have to be enamored with Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s politics to concede that he is, for now, the nonpareil political hegemon of Nigeria’s Southwest. Sure, his hegemonic hold over the region’s political space isn’t total and unchallenged, but … Read the rest
The candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli Ezekwesili, has withdrawn from the 2019 presidential race.
A statement issued by the spokesperson for the Obiageli Ezekwesili Presidential Campaign Organisation, Ozioma Ubabukoh, the former Minister withdrew to help … Read the rest
Fellow Nigerians, despite the open and brazen braggadocious posturings of the ruling party, things seem to be fast falling apart within the All Progressives Congress (APC). The arrogance of power probably must have misled some of the powerful gladiators in … Read the rest
The title of our first conversation this year is a result of the last flurry of accusation and counter accusations with which the two leading presidential candidates in the coming 2019 elections ended their campaign in 2018. Their accusations and … Read the rest
Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D.
MANY people have asked me to weigh in on why the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria not only endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for this year’s presidential election but also chose to openly antagonise and demonise PDP presidential candidate … Read the rest
Funke Egbemode, the energetic woman – veteran editor and publisher – who leads her colleagues in the media as president Nigerian Guild of Editors is, by the constitution of the Guild and popular acclaim, a president with capital P. Her
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When the All Progressives Congress unveiled its campaign on Sunday, one of the issues that quickly arose was the plagiarism of its so-called Next Level logo. The logo itself has to be one of the most unimaginative concepts ever launched … Read the rest