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25 May 2015
WHEN it comes to change, there is no knowing how it will happen or what form it would take. The transformational phenomenon – a revolutionary tonic that drove the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s historical success in the recent general elections must be the party’s main worry as it prepares to take over the reins of government at inauguration a little over a week from now on Friday, May 29, 2015.
24 May 2015
Professor Bola Akinterinwa is the Director General of the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs. Urging for a careful handling of the situation in Burundi, he told KAMAL TAYO OROPO that President Pierre Nkurunziza is constitutionally in order in seeking tenure elongation.
Sullivan Chime
24 May 2015
Many believe that the issues thrown up would linger beyond the administration, especially with certain interests from residents who have vowed to challenge the matter either in court or at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Beyond the facade of petitions to EFCC and courts, it would appear however that the division in the House may rub off on the next set of lawmakers, expected to come into office next week
24 May 2015
IT is the kind of thing to which many actors in global governance would sign up, coming from a continent in which over 270 school girls would be abducted and ‘married’ or sold off by some insurgents in the 21st century without either Nigeria, the African state concerned or the international community being able to do anything drastic about it for a whole year.
24 May 2015
Comrade Egwu Chima is a former youth leader of Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), special assistant to national secretary of defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and former commissioner in Ebonyi State. In this interview with IKENNA ONYEKWELU, he explains how the President-elect General Muhammadu Buhari patiently worked for victory and what his presidency would mean for Nigerians.
24 May 2015
Richard Akinola is a Lagos-based lawyer and activist. Speaking with KAMAL TAYO OROPO, he gave the Fashola-led administration a pass mark, adding that the administration has set the template for the incoming government.
24 May 2015
Mr. Yinka Odumakin is social justice advocate and publicity secretary of Afenifere. In a chat with KAMAL TAYO OROPO, he detailed how the Fashola-led administration failed the people of Lagos State.
24 May 2015
After eight years in office, a good number of our governors are on their way out, come May 29. This is a critical review of their years in office, stating what they will be remembered for and what not. The things citizens would quickly forget about their tenure and those things they have done that will endure.
24 May 2015
Femi Fani-kayode, the man in charge of the Directorate of Media and Publicity of the PDP Campaign Organisation, in a chat with the media has reacted to claims by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party on why it lost the elections. Azimazi Jimoh Reports
23 May 2015
What would your participation in the National Assembly offer Nigerians? Well, I am moving from a history of struggle, protest, resistance against injustice, dictatorship, bad governance and bad system, particularly the parliament. It is a transition from a tradition and culture of protest to one of legislative activities and advocacy.
23 May 2015
CONSTITUTIONAL crisis still looms in Rivers State over who administers the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office on the governor-elect, Nyesom Wike, irrespective of attempt by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, to rescue the state from a paralysing judicial crisis.
23 May 2015
CHIEF Anthony Akhakon Anenih on Thursday resigned his position as Chairman, Board Of Trustees (BoT) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). His decision did not come to many Nigerians as a surprise, considering that since his foray into the murky water of Nigerian politics some decades ago, he has never fare well outside government circle.


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