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Peter Obi and his Enemies

Peter Obi and his Enemies

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 17 October, 2022) Peter Obi’s enemies are very clever and audacious. They are determined to ruin him and the promise of his movement. Imagine, they appointed for him a certain Mr. John Ezeigbe Ughulu as his campaign coordinator for Lagos State. Lagos is a Yoruba state in the

Abdulsalami: A Soldier of Democracy, Peace and Unity

From Atiku Abubakar It’s impossible to meet General Abdulsalami Abubakar without being inspired by his warmth and humility. He is one of the greatest Nigerian leaders that I have ever known. His patriotism, depth of knowledge and wisdom are some of his endearing virtues. You can’t spend a moment with Abdulsalami Abubakar without learning something

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Placing“Placeholders” Placeless

The APC political contraption never ceases to amaze and confound me. It intrigues me to no end. This is a party (is it really one, going by the text book definition of a politcal party in Political Science?) that rose from its often predicted imminent disintegration into smithereens, like a phoenix from its ashes, in

Before Zoning Tears Us Apart

2023: Will PDP Reward Disloyalty?

From Obotu Otse Among the major determinants of who gets the ticket of a political party, electability, competence, financial standing, integrity and loyalty, rank very high. Though not exhaustive, to the party faithful, the factor of loyalty is considered as paramount. There are many reasons for this: first, it is loyalty that determines fidelity with

The Over-Paid Loony Bunch In Abuja

Revisiting Nigeria’s Political Trajectory

By Abiodun Komolafe The political formation which eventually secured Nigeria’s independence, was powered by the ideals of independence, and the expectation of Nigerians was that the country’s domestic affairs would be wholesome. However, immediately the independence issue got sorted, her internal socio-political contradictions and gray public administration dynamics became manifest. To put it mildly, things

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