Policy & Politics
Uneasy calm pervades the ancient city of Kano in North West Nigeria over the tussle for supremacy between Governor Abdulahi Ganduje and his predecessor and supposed godfather, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso.
‘APC must be proactive in resolving Nigeria’s challenges’
Call it political uncertainty, name it economic recession or chronic poverty level, the fact remains that the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration of the ruling All Progressives Congress ...
‘At 25, Abia yet to fulfill aspirations of founding fathers’
Amidst the downpour on Saturday, Governor Okezie Ikepeazu and the people of Abia State trooped to the capital city, Umuahia, to mark the 25th anniversary of the state, which was created by the military ...
Oyegun: Edo voters know those who crippled their assets
Our campaign has been very good, there was a period of drama, but all that is behind us and the arguments are very clear irrespective of whatever individual issues there must be and there have been.
Dokubo: Expectations by African countries from Obama was too high
Kerry came to tell us about what America can do, but America cannot do all things for us. We have to stand on our own. The northern governors will also have to know that a certain percentage of their budget will go into job creation.
Weekly political notes
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has warned President Buhari to avoid fiscal missteps that dogged the administration of his predecessor, Jonathan.
Agbaje’s puzzle for George in PDP’s chairmanship race
The current aspiration for the national chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is putting a wedge between the former National Deputy Chairman, Chief Olabode George and his alleged ...
Ondo APC guber primary and dilemma of a loose broom
Since his emergence, Kekemeke, a lawyer from the minority Ijaw-speaking Ese-Odo council in the riverrine area of the state who has his background in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under which government he held several top public offices, has been viewed with suspicion.
‘Communities and native authorities should have a stake in Nigeria’
Unfortunately, President Buhari’s body language and comments on the subject irked many Nigerians who supported the party. They claimed Mr. President betrayed the promises his party made to restructure the country during the build-up to the 2015 general elections.
Ondo 2016: SDP weighs in on PDP, APC crises
As the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State moves closer, the Social Democratic Party (SDP), is hoping to cash in on the internal wrangling in the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the rival All Progressives Congress (APC), to win the race.