Opinion

OPINION: Oshiomhole looks at APC from the prism of unionism

OPINION: Oshiomhole looks at APC from the prism of unionism

Oshiomhole looks at APC from the prism of unionism (opinion)
Opinion: The devil did not just happen; God created him - Femi Aribisala blames God for all evil in the world

Opinion: God is responsible for all the evil in the world by Femi Aribisala

Therefore, expect God to redeem life out of death: “The LORD kills, and makes alive: he brings down to the grave, and brings up.” (1 Samuel 2:6). “He bruises, but he binds up; he wounds, but his hands make whole.” (Job 5:17-18).

Opinion: God is responsible for all the evil in the world by Femi Aribisala
Borno politics: Leaving one senatorial zone out of power equation might be another time bomb waiting to happen (opinion)

Borno politics: Leaving one senatorial zone out of power equation might be another time bomb waiting to happen (opinion)

Abba Ali, writes on the lopsided zoning formula adopted by Borno state for decades, and canvasses on the need for Borno South Senatorial District to produce the next governor of the state ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Borno politics: Leaving one senatorial zone out of power equation might be another time bomb waiting to happen (opinion)
Opinion: The Asaba disgrace by Reuben Abati

Opinion: The Asaba disgrace by Reuben Abati

In this article, a former spokesperson to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati, talks about the disgrace Nigeria faced at the just concluded 21st Africa Senior Athletics Championships held in Asaba, Delta state.

Opinion: The Asaba disgrace by Reuben Abati
Nigeria Air: Appreciating Sirika’s patriotic outing by Philip Agbese (Opinion)

Nigeria Air: Appreciating Sirika’s patriotic outing by Philip Agbese (Opinion)

The Nigeria Air, which is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement, has its logo depicted as an eagle, with Nigerian flag colours. It is slated to commence operations in December 2018, with the FGN owning 5% of partnership.

Nigeria Air: Appreciating Sirika’s patriotic outing by Philip Agbese (Opinion)
2019: Behold kingmakers who will determine PDP's presidential candidate by Olusola Fabiyi (opinion)

2019: Behold kingmakers who will determine PDP's presidential candidate by Olusola Fabiyi (opinion)

Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, Olusola Fabiyi in this piece take a look at the power play within the opposition party and lists those who will play significant role in determining the party's presidential candidate.

2019: Behold kingmakers who will determine PDP's presidential candidate by Olusola Fabiyi (opinion)
Governor Udom Emmanuel will never be Akpabio’s stooge, servant or ward (opinion)

Governor Udom Emmanuel will never be Akpabio’s stooge, servant or ward (opinion)

The imminent defection of Godswill Akpabio, to the APC, has sparked off very intense political debates in the state, as Akpabio's move exposes the crack in the relationship between the Governor Udom Emmanuel and his predecessor.

Governor Udom Emmanuel will never be Akpabio’s stooge, servant or ward (opinion)
Opinion: Of defections and the 2019 electoral Maths by Azu Ishiekwene

Opinion: Of defections and the 2019 electoral Maths by Azu Ishiekwene

They simply declared that the PDP had become factionalised and unfit to stay and were warmly embraced by the APC. Either out of complacency or because of infection from a terminal disease, the PDP let the defectors go.

Opinion: Of defections and the 2019 electoral Maths by Azu Ishiekwene
Opinion: What exactly does Oshiomhole want Saraki to resign from? - Reuben Abati asks

Opinion: What exactly does Oshiomhole want Saraki to resign from? - Reuben Abati asks

This is the dilemma that is thrown up by the phrasing of Section 221, and perhaps the basis for Oshimohole’s request for Saraki’s resignation, even if the provision does not apply to him in the light of a reading of other sections

Opinion: What exactly does Oshiomhole want Saraki to resign from? - Reuben Abati asks
OPINION: Understanding the politics of Speaker Yakubu Dogara by Mariam Mohammed

OPINION: Understanding the politics of Speaker Yakubu Dogara by Mariam Mohammed

PR expert, Mariam Mohammed, writes on the political journey of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, from his emergence as Nigeria's number 4 citizen and his legislative work so far.

OPINION: Understanding the politics of Speaker Yakubu Dogara by Mariam Mohammed
Opinion: Southern Nigerians should stop underestimating northern industry - Femi Aribisala warns

Opinion: Southern Nigerians should stop underestimating northern industry - Femi Aribisala warns

There can be no return to Biafra, unless we pretend that the differences between the Aguleri and the Umuleri in Anambra or that between the Ezza and the Ezillo in Ebonyi are fiction. The Igbo have never been united.

Opinion: Southern Nigerians should stop underestimating northern industry - Femi Aribisala warns
Opinion: Oshiomhole lacks the intellectual capacity to lead APC by SKC Ogbonnia

Opinion: Oshiomhole lacks the intellectual capacity to lead APC by SKC Ogbonnia

A good number of people have blamed the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Oshiomhole, for the current wave of crisis in the ruling party, while others blamed him for allegedly displaying arrogance

Opinion: Oshiomhole lacks the intellectual capacity to lead APC by SKC Ogbonnia
PDP raises alarm over alleged plot by 8 APC lawmakers to impeach Governor Ortom

PDP raises alarm over alleged plot by 8 APC lawmakers to impeach Governor Ortom

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Nigerian police of being an interested party in the alleged plot to impeach Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state. The party made the accusation in a tweet on Monday, July 30.

PDP raises alarm over alleged plot by 8 APC lawmakers to impeach Governor Ortom
Opinion: We will speak for Buhari in the fullness of time

Opinion: We will speak for Buhari in the fullness of time

As the 2019 presidential election draws near, President Muhammadu Buhari faces an uphill task to win the heart of Nigerians. There has been criticism that his fight against corruption has failed to yield any major success.

Opinion: We will speak for Buhari in the fullness of time
Opinion: Staunch Buharist writes on lawmakers' defection game plan

Opinion: Staunch Buharist writes on lawmakers' defection game plan

Most of the nPDP except Rotimi Amaechi, Jummai Alhassan and quite few have been made to go back to opposition, with their party structure being somehow illegally dissolved, men replaced and even accused of corruption in office.

Opinion: Staunch Buharist writes on lawmakers' defection game plan
Opinion: Dasuki’s bail and the Attorney General by Reuben Abati

Opinion: Dasuki’s bail and the Attorney General by Reuben Abati

This would be about the fifth time that a court of competent jurisdiction, including the Federal High Court, the Federal High Court of the Federal Capital Territory and the ECOWAS Court will grant Colonel Dasuki bail.

Opinion: Dasuki’s bail and the Attorney General by Reuben Abati
Opinion: With Atiku's exit, Bindow is like an orphan in APC - Analyst

Opinion: With Atiku's exit, Bindow is like an orphan in APC - Analyst

This coupled with the rumour that he is developing a five star hospitality and holiday resort in the United Arab Emirates. Bindow also has problems within his cabinets and among his core supporters as 2019 encroaches.

Opinion: With Atiku's exit, Bindow is like an orphan in APC - Analyst
Opinion: Nigerian man writes heartwarming letter to Army chief

Opinion: Nigerian man writes heartwarming letter to Army chief

Nigerian troops sustained strikes on insurgents at unexpected locations and hideouts, which rattled and shattered their coherence, making it impossible to recuperate from injuries and freely regroup to plot fresh atrocities.

Opinion: Nigerian man writes heartwarming letter to Army chief
OPINION: CUPP, direct primaries and implication on youth candidacy by Ibrahim Faruk

OPINION: CUPP, direct primaries and implication on youth candidacy by Ibrahim Faruk

Ibrahim Faruk, a senior program officer with YIAGA Africa and a member of the Not Too Young To Run Movement, writes on recent happenings in the Nigerian political circles and its implication for youth candidacy ahead of 2019.

OPINION: CUPP, direct primaries and implication on youth candidacy by Ibrahim Faruk
OPINION: Ekiti election: Another one in the kitty for INEC boss

OPINION: Ekiti election: Another one in the kitty for INEC boss

Michael Oche writes on the just concluded Ekiti governorship election with emphasis on the sterling performance of the INEC. He states that the successful exercise is a plus for the commission's boss, Professor Mahmood Yakubu.

OPINION: Ekiti election: Another one in the kitty for INEC boss
Opinion: How Buhari's policies led to the return of IDPs in Borno - University don

Opinion: How Buhari's policies led to the return of IDPs in Borno - University don

The frequency of attacks in the local government area was phenomenal. But all of that is history, thanks to the coming of President Muhammadu Buhari and the appointment of a seasoned infantry officer as Chief of Army Staff.

Opinion: How Buhari's policies led to the return of IDPs in Borno - University don
Opinion: Fayose’s worst fear coming true by Azu Ishiekwene

Opinion: Fayose’s worst fear coming true by Azu Ishiekwene

Ahead of Ekiti state's gubernatorial election on Saturday, July 14, Azu Ishiekwene, the Managing Director/Editor-In-Chief of The Interview in this piece talks about how Governor Fayose has been saying the ruling party plans to rig

Opinion: Fayose’s worst fear coming true by Azu Ishiekwene
Opinion: Nigerians have lived with painful memories of terrorism that must end - Analyst

Opinion: Nigerians have lived with painful memories of terrorism that must end - Analyst

Jason Warner, Assistant Professor at the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, a United States' elite military academy, said Boko Haram started the use of female suiciide bombers after the abduction of Chibok schoolgirls.

Opinion: Nigerians have lived with painful memories of terrorism that must end - Analyst
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