Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri Railway: Any Cause to Cheer?
- July 24, 2020
Do polls really count in elections in Nigeria? A couple of polls have been conducted since the countdown to the 2023 elections began earlier in the year. Ostensibly, the polls raised some dust as they tried to serve as guide to the 2023 presidential election. Did they succeed in tuning the mind of the votersREAD MORE
There’s an emerging development of intolerance of opposing views of magnitude hitherto unknown in Nigerian polity. This spirit of intolerance has given birth to violence that now pervades the political landscape and are now a daily occurrence across the land. It is a worrisome trend whose ascension should be checked before we get into theREAD MORE
Despite a deluge of criticisms, including that of lack of empathy that have greeted President Buhari’s attitude towards the issue of floods that have ravaged at least 30 out of the 36 states of the federation, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development and, Sadiya Umar Farouq ruffled waters Thursday when sheREAD MORE
What is in a manifesto? A document to hold the candidate accountable for promises made. A book of prose, full of sound and fury signifying nothing? However, it is defined, the manifesto has generated more interest in the countdown to the February 25, 2023, presidential election than ever before in the history of Nigeria. LessREAD MORE
In recent months, Nigeria’s President Mohammed has repeated his wish to bequeath in Nigeria a legacy of a free, fair, and credible election at the end of his tenure. By his persistent emphasis, it could be safely inferred that the President would attempt to influence the wish of the Nigerian people as may be expressedREAD MORE
It is still morning and the drama unraveling. Smarting from a massive defeat of several members of the National Assembly in the primaries of the major political parties, the House of Representatives began a move to override the President’s veto of an amendment bill to the Electoral Act, which would have restored the rights ofREAD MORE