Policy & Politics
Discordant tunes of Onyema, Dabiri-Erewa expose absence of cohesion in government
The divergent tones of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Godfrey Onyeama and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa....
Anambra 2017: Still on the zoning controversy
Faulting the idea of zoning further, Muoghalu remarked: “It was not by consensus; it has not been by consensus. Why would it start now? If there was no consensus in the past, why are we starting it now? It won’t be fair.”
Akeredolu dissolves Boards and Parastatals in Ondo State
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of Ondo State has approved the dissolution of all Boards and Parastatals in the state.
Weekly political notes
Former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu, has restated his claim that the $9,772,800 and £74,000 recovered...
LP leadership crisis, another opposition party drowning
Labour Party (LP), arguably the second most viable opposition party in Nigeria, is currently enmeshed in leadership crisis, which definitely is weakening its ranks ahead the next general elections.
South East Governors’ Forum, Umahi and regional integration
Although their coming together is good tidings having resolved to bury their political differences and work for their people, observers are skeptic about any positive outcome from the development.
Torrents of election violence and ebbing tide of democracy in Rivers State
More than any other state in the federation, the political intrigues that led to the unprecedented change of power in Aso Rock Villa, Nigeria’s seat of government on May 29, 2015, are taking their toll on Rivers State.
Making social media-driven activism work
With #IStandWithNigeria now in the past and Social Media Week ending last week, I have been thinking a lot about uses and effectiveness of social media for political advocacy in Nigeria.
‘PDP’s travail is a test for democracy in Nigeria’
Senator Ahmed Makarfi, chairman of the national caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), bared his mind on the party’s fate since the recent judgment of the Appeal Court in Port Harcourt; the alleged romance of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the purported plans to launch himself…