President Buhari and ‘true federalism’
As the nation marches into another general election, we would like to draw attention for the umpteenth time to the problematic and skewed nature of our Republic...
Dapo Olaosebikan’s odyssey to the Presidential Villa
In the last 12, 292 days, President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) has been a recurring figure in Nigeria. The retired major general in the Nigerian Army had entered Nigerians consciousness...
Gidado Idris in his own words
Were he to be alive, Alhaji Gidado Idris (GCON) would be 82 next Thursday March 15. He passed on at a private hospital at Aso drive in Abuja on December 15 last year and was buried a few hours later according to Muslim rites.
Awo vs Zik and how it affects Southern Nigeria today
Nigerian history without Nnamdi Azikiwe and Obafemi Awolowo is impossible. Zik and Awo were clerks, teachers, journalists and politicians. The former dropped his colonial name Benjamin, the later put aside his Christian name Jeremiah. As politicians they were great rivals. Zik ended up as Nigeria’s First President after serving as the last Governor–General. The Presidency…
Before the next round
I am inviting our country’s popular-democratic forces, especially the Nigerian Left, to join me in looking back once again.
Nigeria’s obsession with respectability politics
When Nigeria gained its independence, most of the military governors who governed the states under the successive military regimes were under the age of 30 years, according to Wole Soyinka.
The landscape of Nigeria and party politics
The political happenings in the land of Nigeria may not be interesting to many for a number of reasons.
Nigerian democracy and political personalities: The 100 Outstanding Politicians That Shaped Our History
Godson Azu’s book hasonce again opened the controversy about the leadership vacuum in Nigeria. He has surveyed and x-rayed 100 Nigerian leaders that were involved...