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The candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli Ezekwesili, has withdrawn from the 2019 presidential race.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
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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“There was no bitterness in him after he left power. He did not look back. He did not look down. Instead he looked up and after looking up, he looked forward and went on pressing ahead. That forward movement has … Read the rest
They wrote fiction, but they failed to provide its sweet ingredient: credibility. It’s one thing to write a lie. You fail if your readers believe it is a lie. The irony is that a good lie must throw up a … Read the rest
When the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate for the 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar, visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo, in Abeokuta, Ogun State, one of the striking faces in the photographs that emerged from the meeting was that of the founder … Read the rest
Fellow Nigerians, today’s epistle was inspired last minute by an encounter I had last night with a Buharideen. I had been contemplating what to write about this week when I ran into a staff of Indomie Noodles, the most popular … Read the rest
Political campaigns are supposed to be aspirational and inspirational. They are supposed to stir in the electorate a fervor for an unrealized but conceivably realizable future. It’s this quality of campaigns and its contrast with the brass tacks of governance … Read the rest
Bukar Abba Ibrahim
BUKAR Abba Ibrahim deserves our pity.
The distinguished three-term senator and former governor of Yobe State has just tasted what has been the undeserved lot of our patriotic and honest politicians, who are always being “misquoted” or “quoted out of … Read the rest
Buhari and Oshiomhole
A lot of pushing back is required from the apparatchiks of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, if it must avoid the coming to pass of the grim prophecy of one of its own.
Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim does not … Read the rest