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Atiku Abubakar, who is the main challenger of President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 elections, has yet to campaign in Kano
Atiku’s Script: An Insight To How He Might Wrestle Power From Buhari (1)
It was the PDP primaries, Atiku Abubakar's last chance, for which he would put a financial value to his ambition. He showed up in "transfer market", with the net worth clout of Manchester United, to purchase the most valued "striker"; the Nigerian presidency.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu
Sanwo-Olu: Changing The Political Dynamics Of Lagos
In a period of three weeks, the political space in Lagos was charged up. The sound of electoral beat reached a crescendo. It was not the usual cacophonic sound that often characterise political campaigns. It was a well arranged sound; the type you get in an orchestra!
2019 Election: Buhari Jittery About Atiku, PDP Claims
Atiku Vs Buhari: Sand Between Two Witches
The fact that I am hungry and confronted with two options of evil, does not make me subscribe to the proverbial lesser of two evils (whatever your definition of evil is) that determines who the lesser is to you.
Atiku
Much Ado About Obasanjo-Atiku Re-union
Columnits Muhammaad Ajah explores the implications of reunion of sworn enemies Atiku and Obasanjo against President Muhammadu Buhari.
Atiku
2019 Elections: Reuben Abati Writes On Atiku vs Buhari
Foremost Nigerian columnist and a former presidential media aide Reuben Abati has bared his mind on the chances of the top contenders for Nigeria's topmost office in 2019.
Government Of The People
The feud involving the Governor of Lagos State, Governor Akinwumi Ambode, and the National Leader of the ruling APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has generated several controversies, thus leaving the public with inconclusive opinions.
Sowore
Sowore’s Presidential ‘Vote-less’ Path To Political Abortion (3)
Sowore: “Perception Is King”! “I am a cultured Yoruba man and I know that when you come to palace, you prostrate to greet the king....
Sowore’s Presidential ‘Vote-less’ Path To Political Abortion (2)
When the sphere of influence of the Ooni is quantified in numbers and amplified by Sowore’s political presidential rivals as black propaganda, it could have a potentially disastrous ballot box consequence on Sowore.
Sowore’s Presidential ‘Vote-less’ Path To Political Abortion (1)
When Sowore was rude to the Ooni of Ife, he was strategically ignorant of the fact that he was not only rude to the Ooni (the Centre of influence) but to 40 million Yorùbá within, the sphere of influence of the traditional ruler!
Ambode Denies Rift With Tinubu
Ambode’s Naivety And Tinubu’s Pound Of Flesh
Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, had endorsed one Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the next governor of Lagos State must have thrown the camp of Ambode into utter chaos
Tinubu
The Fraud Allegation Against Tinubu
For Tinubu who once accused Jonathan, now finds himself in the place Jonathan was.....Buhari is in a clear fix!
Saraki Laments Over Poor State Of Nigeria's Economy
Nobody Hates Saraki; Saraki Hates Himself
A rejoinder to hate claim by Saraki Camp Writers.
Ondo Guber
Greener Pasture
The land is green, is green, oh, oh, oh… The land is green, is green, can’t you see? Aremu nodded his affirmation as he hummed a...
Adams-Oshiomhole-vs-Uche-Secondus
#Ekiti2018: Between Oshiomhole And Secondus
Ekiti people decided who governs them in the next four years in a free and fair election held on Saturday July 14, 2018. More...
Bloody Harvest
Columnist Chinasa Udensi draws attention to the plight of survivors of herdsmen menace in parts of Nigeria.
Buhari
2019: Buhari And World Leaders
Columnists Muhammad Ajah examines the level of support President Muahmmadu Buhari's second term ambition enjoys among influential world leaders.
MKO Abiola
Time Will Tell
Columnist Chinasa Udensi again brings the annulment of June 12 1993 election and declaration of same day as democracy day to the front burner.
Oshiomhole
Implications Of Oshiomhole Winning APC Chairmanship Race
If the former governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole contests the June 23 chairmanship race of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), just one thing will happen, explains columnist Muhammad Ajah.
Buhari
Buhari’s Anti-corruption Fight And The Rule Of Law
President Muhammadu Buhari was elected in 2015 after emphasising his track record of tackling corruption, and his pledge to stop public officials from looting the country’s treasury, after he rightly declared: “if we don’t kill corruption, this corruption will kill us.”
minority-majority
Merits And Demerits Of Minority And Majority
Columnist Muhammad Ajah explores the merits and demerits of Minority-majority dichotomy.
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