They did not speak out
They first came for M. K.O, they did not speak out because they must be seen to be opposed to the revalidation of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election...
‘My dream at 80 for Nigeria, philosophy and religion’
Chief Bisi Akande, who turns 80 today, is one of the major actors in Nigeria’s political firmament. In this interview with Muyiwa Adeyemi (Head South West Bureau), Rotimi Agboluaje and Tosin Dada, he speaks on how he was wooed into politics, his first encounter with Chief Obafemi Awolowo, with a lamentation that politics has degenerated…
Remembering Anthony Eronsele Enahoro: Adolor of Uromi, Okaku”o of Edoland
Today marks the eight-year memorial anniversary of the death of Nigeria’s foremost Nationalist, Chief Anthony Eronsele Enahoro.
Nigerians can’t quantify Fasehun’s sacrifices, says NADECO
National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) has said that the sacrifices the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), the late Frederick Fasehun, made for Nigeria cannot be quantified.
Tracking Obasanjo’s reconciliatory moves in Southwest
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo recently caused what many interpreted as a role reversal between him and the National Leader of All Progressives Congress...
Politics, religion and theatrics of June 12
June 12, 1993 was the day eligible Nigerians trooped out in their numbers to choose between the late M.K.O. Abiola of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Alhaji Bashir Tofa...
Restructure now if you’re sincere, elders tell Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day is a mere political stunt. To prove it isn’t, the leader must return the country to true federalism.
‘Nigerians in state of despair’
Chieftains of two socio-cultural groups in Nigeria have described the country’s democracy as a mirage that is proving elusive to attain. The duo of Second Republic politician and chieftain of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Guy Ikokwu and Afenifere chief and National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) activist, Dr. Amos Akingba, lamented that the country is in a state of despair.