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Opinion: Crime, SARS and the pains of that bullet

Opinion: Crime, SARS and the pains of that bullet

Opinion: Crime, SARS and the pains of that bullet
Opinion: Obasanjo, do you know Buhari’s age? By Tunde Odesola

Opinion: Obasanjo, do you know Buhari’s age? By Tunde Odesola

The other day when his delectable wife, Aisha, publicly sought to make him beware of the sycophants within his government, he reminded her that her roles remained taking care of him and keeping the warmth in the ‘other room’.

Opinion: Obasanjo, do you know Buhari’s age? By Tunde Odesola
2019: Analyst addresses the rumours surrounding Atiku's financial status (opinion)

2019: Analyst addresses the rumours surrounding Atiku's financial status (opinion)

Renowned Abuja-based public communication consultant, Phrank Shaibu, addresses the rumours surrounding the financial status of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the build up to the 2019 presidential election.

2019: Analyst addresses the rumours surrounding Atiku's financial status (opinion)
Not Too Young To Run in Ekiti: Fayemi did not get the memo! by Buchi Obichie (Opinion)

Not Too Young To Run in Ekiti: Fayemi did not get the memo! by Buchi Obichie (Opinion)

In this somewhat satirical piece, the writer stylishly takes Kayode Ekiti to task for his choice of running mate for the July 14 Ekiti gubernatorial election. She chides the ex-minister for picking a 74-year-old man.

Not Too Young To Run in Ekiti: Fayemi did not get the memo! by Buchi Obichie (Opinion)
Opinion: Buhari and the June 12 saga by Reuben Abati

Opinion: Buhari and the June 12 saga by Reuben Abati

Former spokesperson to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati in this piece talks about three key aspects to the federal government’s decision to replace May 29 with June 12 as Democracy day, and to give MKO Abiola an award

Opinion: Buhari and the June 12 saga by Reuben Abati
Opinion: What happened to Mama Taraba? By Azu Ishiekwene

Opinion: What happened to Mama Taraba? By Azu Ishiekwene

At the time he said this, the party was rotting from the inside; its vital organs had been badly infected by the virus of impunity, corruption and a deadly power struggle between a few powerful governors and an isolated president.

Opinion: What happened to Mama Taraba? By Azu Ishiekwene
Twenty-five years after June 12: Our long wait for justice is ending (opinion)

Twenty-five years after June 12: Our long wait for justice is ending (opinion)

On Wednesday, June 6, news broke that President Buhari directed that, henceforth, the nation’s Democracy Day will be holding on June 12 and resolved to honour the winner of the annulled June 12, election MKO Abiola.

Twenty-five years after June 12: Our long wait for justice is ending (opinion)
Not Too Young To Run: A story of people, power and democratic renewal (Opinion)

Not Too Young To Run: A story of people, power and democratic renewal (Opinion)

Mr Samson Itodo, an elections and constitution building enthusiast, who is also the executive director of YIAGA Africa and convener of the Not Too Young To run movement, writes on the recently passed age reduction bill.

Not Too Young To Run: A story of people, power and democratic renewal (Opinion)
May 29 speeches: Dear politicians, walk the (democratic) talk, or keep quiet by Buchi Obichie (Opinion)

May 29 speeches: Dear politicians, walk the (democratic) talk, or keep quiet by Buchi Obichie (Opinion)

The writer takes Nigerian politicians to task for using the occasion of the yearly Democracy Day celebration to make themselves seem like champions of the democratic process. She basically challenges them to put up or shut up!

May 29 speeches: Dear politicians, walk the (democratic) talk, or keep quiet by Buchi Obichie (Opinion)
Opinion: Senator Nyako's 'Not Too Young To Run' bill will rescue youths by Chris Alu

Opinion: Senator Nyako's 'Not Too Young To Run' bill will rescue youths by Chris Alu

The development of any given society rest on the capacity of the younger generation, this therefore means that for any modern society to progress, the youth must be featured prominently in the scheme of things.

Opinion: Senator Nyako's 'Not Too Young To Run' bill will rescue youths by Chris Alu
Osun 2018 and the question of zoning by Olabode Akinlabi (opinion)

Osun 2018 and the question of zoning by Olabode Akinlabi (opinion)

Public commentator and writer, Mr Olabode Akinlabi, writes on the reoccurring and controversial issue of zoning in Osun politics as the state prepares for a governorship election slated for Saturday, September 22.

Osun 2018 and the question of zoning by Olabode Akinlabi (opinion)
Ekiti 2018: Fayemi shouldn’t ignore Fayose politics of eating amala and riding Okada - PR expert

Ekiti 2018: Fayemi shouldn’t ignore Fayose politics of eating amala and riding Okada - PR expert

Mariam Mohammed, writes on the upcoming Ekiti state governorship election slated for July 14, suggesting that deconstructing the people-centered legacies of incumbent governor, Ayodele Fayose, will be a herculean task for APC.

Ekiti 2018: Fayemi shouldn’t ignore Fayose politics of eating amala and riding Okada - PR expert
NEMA controversy: Boxing shadows, clawing hunger by Jeremiah Ajogwu (Opinion)

NEMA controversy: Boxing shadows, clawing hunger by Jeremiah Ajogwu (Opinion)

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is being dragged into the controversy in a manner that could negatively impact the private sector. The apex bank is now being to divulge purely business transactions with private companies.

NEMA controversy: Boxing shadows, clawing hunger by Jeremiah Ajogwu (Opinion)
Dear Buhari, this is the Abacha I remember by Buchi Obichie (Opinion)

Dear Buhari, this is the Abacha I remember by Buchi Obichie (Opinion)

In light of the recent flowery comments made about the late Gen Sani Abacha by President Muhammadu Buhari, the writer, Buchi Obichie, recalls her memories of the former head of state, and the mood in the country during his regime.

Dear Buhari, this is the Abacha I remember by Buchi Obichie (Opinion)
Opinion: Obasanjo's road show and Buhari's forgotten task by Azu Ishewkene

Opinion: Obasanjo's road show and Buhari's forgotten task by Azu Ishewkene

Azu Ishiekwene the managing director/Editor-In-Chief of The Interview in this piece talks about the recent spats between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 election.

Opinion: Obasanjo's road show and Buhari's forgotten task by Azu Ishewkene
Thato Gaopatwe: Meet the 26-year-old South Africa’s robbery gang member who lives a luxurious life on Facebook

Thato Gaopatwe: Meet the 26-year-old South Africa’s robbery gang member who lives a luxurious life on Facebook

One of the men accused for the Boksburg robbery in South Africa has been found on Facebook. And his profile showed him living a life far beyond his pay grade. Facebook users were quick to reveal his fake luxurious lifestyle.

Thato Gaopatwe: Meet the 26-year-old South Africa’s robbery gang member who lives a luxurious life on Facebook
Rule of law: Police, Peace Corps and CIMEDEN (opinion)

Rule of law: Police, Peace Corps and CIMEDEN (opinion)

Media practitioner, Linus Aleke, writes on the legal issues and controversy surrounding the Peace Corps on Nigeria, the Nigeria Police Force and a group known as the Citizens Media and Development Network (CIMEDEN).

Rule of law: Police, Peace Corps and CIMEDEN (opinion)
If Nigeria were a pregnant woman by Hamzat Lawal (opinion)

If Nigeria were a pregnant woman by Hamzat Lawal (opinion)

The Co-Founder/Chief Executive of Connected Development [CODE], Mr Hamzat Lawal, writes on the trending #NotTooYoungToRun bill, arguing that the bill is coming at the right time as Nigeria continues its journey in democracy.

If Nigeria were a pregnant woman by Hamzat Lawal (opinion)
Opinion: There is PDP spirit in Dogara by Dan Enyi

Opinion: There is PDP spirit in Dogara by Dan Enyi

Curiously, it shocked Nigerians that what gained prominence in the wisdom of the House were the phantom charges it brought against NEMA DG, Maihaja, while ignoring the case against Sidi Mohammed and his partners.

Opinion: There is PDP spirit in Dogara by Dan Enyi
OPINION: APC will soon collapse - Reuben Abati reveals why

OPINION: APC will soon collapse - Reuben Abati reveals why

Reuben Abati, one of Nigeria's top social and political commentator, has revealed in a recent write -up of his said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is soon to become a disintegrated party due to internal rivalry.

OPINION: APC will soon collapse - Reuben Abati reveals why
Opinion: The real price of changing the change 1 by Garba Shehu

Opinion: The real price of changing the change 1 by Garba Shehu

It’s really hard for the beneficiaries of the old order to see and appreciate what the Buhari government is doing considering that they ran an economy based purely on oil, the price of which was as high as US$140 per barrel.

Opinion: The real price of changing the change 1 by Garba Shehu
Opinion: Ending terrorism in Nigeria and the task before the ICC by Helen Johnson

Opinion: Ending terrorism in Nigeria and the task before the ICC by Helen Johnson

It is instructive to state that the ICC needs to consider the petitions of agencies and organizations against the act of Boko Haram and IMN along with ascertaining the number of civilians affected by the military intervention.

Opinion: Ending terrorism in Nigeria and the task before the ICC by Helen Johnson
Opinion: Who is afraid of Stella Oduah? by Igwe Stanley

Opinion: Who is afraid of Stella Oduah? by Igwe Stanley

About political value, political parties at the moment are wooing top and valuable politicians into their fold ahead of the 2019 election. Why shouldn’t APGA do likewise? Parties do not build themselves, people build parties.

Opinion: Who is afraid of Stella Oduah? by Igwe Stanley
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