Mimiko’s rebound and godfathers who didn’t deliver
Four years ago, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko was at the centre of debates and discussions preceding the processes of electing his successor as Ondo State governor.
Ripples over Akeredolu’s choice of running mate in Ondo APC
The emergence of a former Ondo State representative on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, as the running mate of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu...
Kogi APC not desperate, we are popular, says Ohikere
Dr. Tom Ohikere is the National Coordinator of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Broomplatform, and Secretary, Media, and Publicity Committee of APC Campaign Council for Saturday governorship election in Kogi State.
Akeredolu’s second term hiccups and purported rapprochement with Tinubu
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s pathway to Alagbaka House was strewn with rocks and pebbles. It was definitely not an easy ride to the Ondo State...
9th Assembly: Boroffice takes a shot at DSP
Now that the National Assembly seats have been won and lost, there is frantic politicking across the geo-political zones, as Senator-elects scramble for principal offices in the 9th Assembly. The permutations put the South West at a vantage point, should the Deputy Senate be zoned to the region, with three major contending states— Ondo, Oyo…
Northeast mobilises support for Senate Presidency seat
A former deputy chairman of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Alhaji Lawan Maina, has made case for the Northeast zone to produce the Senate President for the 9th National Assembly, as compensation for the devastation visited on the region by insurgency and banditry. Maina said the zone is ready to support the…
Ayo Afolabi: Ever serving, never asking for compensation
He was the quintessential leg man. For Afenifere he was there. For its offshoot, the Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), he was the one bearing the head pan. For Alliance for Democracy (AD), ACD, ACN, APC, he was the site worker. Even the SDP that preceded those parties, Ayo Afolabi played a key role. He was in NADECO.…
Falling short of the glory of Nigeria
A political recruiter looks at policy compatibility, ideological compatibility, competence, and loyalty. Loyalty is an essential commodity that doesn’t last long for most Nigerians.