Tanko Yakassai says shift in elections suspicious
Elder statesman, Malam Tanko Yakassai has expressed concern over the sudden shift in the general election.
Yakassai, CISLAC decry high cost of nomination forms
Elder statesman, Tanko Yakassai, has decried the high cost of nomination and expression of interest forms imposed on aspirants for elective positions by political parties. In the same vein, the executive director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Auwal Rafsanjani, noted that the development would entrench corrupt practices in the polity. The All Progressives…
APC, INEC reject Yakassai’s claim on 2015 elections
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have rejected the claim by the elder statesman and politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, that the 2015 general election was massively rigged in the north.
Drafting a people’s manifesto
It is now appropriate, indeed imperative, for the Nigerian Left to present its own manifesto to the country. This should be in form of a people’s manifesto, a people’s charter of demands in a situation of national emergency.
‘Yoruba stand on regionalism sacrosanct’
A legal luminary, Chief Adeniyi Akintola (SAN) has flayed the former Special Adviser on National Assembly Matters, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai over what he described...
Hate speech: Poor handling is recipe for national catastrophe, Ohanaeze warns
The obnoxious song by an unnamed female singer, which has more than 20 vitriolic stanzas, plays for a duration of five minutes 39 seconds. For most of this period, the singer busies herself casting aspersions and invectives on Ndigbo.
Between presidential and parliamentary system of government
I belong to the school of thought that holds dearly to the idea that a system of government does not develop a country but that quality leadership provided by strong men, in whichever system, brings development.
Be ready to make sacrifice, Osinbajo tells Nigerians
There is sacrifice of integrity against corruption. When you speak against corruption, it fights back, so you must be ready to make sacrifice no matter how highly placed or small you are.