I want to use this medium to unequivocally apologize on behalf of the good people of Ekiti State to Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and the good people of Nigeria for the recent sponsored abominable Obituary publications in some nihilistic media in Nigeria by Governor Ayo Fayose. His action... more →
Contrary to the mirth some later day revisionists peddle around these days, Buhari was very active in the coup that ousted the Shagari democratic government. In fact, Ebenezer Babatope wrote an article back in 1982 in the Sunday Tribune where he alerted politicians and the nation... more →
Politics is the soul of leadership and the art of government. It is a game with many colours that has outlived generations and has become the only gateway to power by the people.
As political parties intensify their efforts in their campaigns for next month’s general elections,... more →
For the first time in my life I am finding it very, very hard to write. This intellectual anaemia has nothing to do with my inability to find something to talk about, or that I’d suddenly run out of ideas or that my pen has run dry, no. I’m finding it very difficult to do what... more →
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Happy New Year, everyone. Well, the biggest game in town this year is the February 14 presidential election. The choices are stark I’m afraid – President Jonathan or General Buhari.
Nigeria is being short-changed again. Neither of the two gentlemen... more →
Upon assuming office in May this year, General Muhammadu Buhari will place a call to the President of Niger Republic – Mahamadou Issoufou – and explain to him that Nigeria intends to escalate hostilities with Boko Haram and all other terrorists who have been using Niger as... more →
When people air their opinions on vital issues or rebuke and admonish groups, individuals or politicians, the affected persons sometimes ignore or reply with a popular phrase, “people are entitled to their own opinions”.
There are people whose opinions can’t be ignored... more →
Both the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress appear to have settled on obfuscation as the name of the game in this election season. Both parties, and the constellation of smaller parties, seem bent on discouraging any deep conversation around the state of Nigeria.
Even... more →
In many nations, whenever it is felt that hard times have befallen a people, elections represent a real opportunity for contemplating a variety of options. Voters become relatively more attuned, more sophisticated, more attentive to policy debates between candidates. Many voters jettison... more →
As part of the electoral requirements before elections, political parties through their party delegates conduct primary elections in all the states to elect candidates that will represent their parties in all the electoral posts in the forthcoming general elections.
The party primaries... more →