Patrick Dele Cole
Creating a sustainable and accountable democratic system in Nigeria -Part 4
Political parties are the bedrock of democratic institutions. They provide the umbrella under which political activity takes place. If these parties are broken, then the system within which they operate will be broken.
Creating a sustainable and accountable democratic system in Nigeria 3
The manipulation of the electoral system in Nigeria is made possible by the willingness of our population to trade, or give up control, of their vote. That problem starts with one of two things.
Necessity of peace in a leaderless world - Part 1
What is the price for right wing extremism and new nascent nationalism? This seems to be the hottest item in politics in the United States (US), Europe and some parts of Africa and Asia.
More than a miracle
More than a Miracle is an emotional and heart-rending story of a mother’s love for her son, and ferocity in which we would go to any length to save someone we love. It is a story of trials and triumphs, but mostly of faith; of believing that no matter the situation or the circumstance....
Remembering Shehu Yar’Adua 20 years after - Part 2
Shehu had barely reached Kaduna when we phoned him to come back. He did, arriving Jos at 3 am. We smoothened everybody’s feather before he left again for Kaduna at about 7 am or 8 am.
The economy, women and beauty
Ideas about beauty have changed dramatically in the last 30 years. The Caucasian idea of beautiful women implied clear white skin, thin lips, small upturned nose, small breast and equally small bums...