Who benefits from reversed election sequence?
Curiously, the National Assembly, late in the day added a controversial aspect to its proposed 2018 amendment of the Electoral Act. The vexed aspect seeks to reverse the order of elections, bringing forward that of the Legislature and taking back that of the President. In normal times, you would expect the party in government, which…
Here, I come again, but without Alabi!
WE had rudely exited some four weeks ago without proper notice. There was nothing serious as such, except that after a sustained appearances for about 52 weeks, the body could not support the willingness of the brain and some things – BACKLASH and SUNDAY NARRATIVE – had to be sacrificed to appease the body. Alabi…
SUNDAY NARRATIVE: Impediments to Development
I’M trying hard to refrain from the kind of political talk that characterised the polity prior to March 28. But members of the political class would not let me. I thought by now we should be discussing how to translate the results of the election into templates for concrete development. But what do we have? Some bad losers in the PDP, are smuggling themselves into the APC, while some famished winners have not learned to speak the benign language of victory. They are still threatening and concocting.