Ahmed Bola Tinubu
Fond memories as CBN Governor, Emefiele, returns to alma mater, 40 years after
It was with fond memories that the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, visited his alma mater, Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School (MCSS), Maryland, Lagos. Emefiele, who left the institution 40 years ago, 1978 precisely, recently joined the MCSS community, parents, students and Catholic faithful to celebrate its golden jubilee. The…
Is Oshiomhole Tinubu’s secret weapon in APC’s battles?
Recent developments within All Progressives Congress (APC) give the impression that there are more questions than answers from the ruling political grouping.
Lagos 2019: Intrigues deepen as Sanwo-Olu says campaign is alive
A ruling All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday said his campaign activities are going as intended and he is set to make a formal declaration soon. Sanwo-Olu also denied the 'rumours' that his rally to formally kick-off his campaign to unseat Ambode, who has been rumoured to be in the…
APC torn between preserving Buhari’s primacy and reinforcing cohesion
How far President Muhammadu Buhari grapples with the challenges of containing the contending issues within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), especially...
Crucial 2018 and nature of Politics to come
We are into the leap year 2018, politically speaking. The year would be less than 12 months going by the arithmetic of the calendar of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The frenzy of activities that will characterize 2018 would consequently leave Nigerians with just six months of real governance. It is really going to…
APC: Too little, too late
For the first time in over two years, President Muhammadu Buhari confidently presided over the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Why Lagos stood above Damascus in livability ranking
In 2005, when the same assessment was carried out in 127 cities around the world, Lagos was rated the fifth worst city to live in. The other cities in the bottom 10 like Lagos were Abidjan, Harare and Duala, all in Africa.
Weekly political notes
I’ll Not Contest Against Buhari In 2019– Tinubu Former Lagos governor, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, has ruled out the possibility of contesting against President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Buhari, who is on extended vacation, has not said he will seek a second term. Tinubu, an influential member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said he…
Buhari’s health, Osinbajo’s acting presidency and Yoruba unity
Obviously, the Yoruba people that make up the South West region of Nigeria are not happy with the political set up in the country.
APC: 2019, President’s men and their plan B
The thinking among the President’s apparatchik was that with Jonathan out of the way, the Southeast would embrace the new administration in their political culture of compromise.