My Contract With Nigeria – Buhari

My Contract With Nigeria – Buhari
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All Progressives Congress, APC presidential candidate General Muhammadu Buhari yesterday put forward a covenant with Nigerians spelling his blueprint to confront corruption, insecurity and infrastructure decay. Buhari, who vowed to lead by example in all areas, pledged to declare his assets and liabilities publicly and encourage all his aides to do so. He also promised […]

2015 Election: Military Can’t Monitor Polls – Jega

2015 Election: Military Can’t Monitor Polls – Jega
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In an apparent warning to the military to stay away from the forth-coming general elections, Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, yesterday, hinted that the power of the military as enshrined in the 1999 Constitution (as amended), does not empower it to monitor elections. The INEC chairman spoke at a town hall […]

Wanted! A Nigerian President, By Igboeli Arinze

Wanted! A Nigerian President, By Igboeli Arinze
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As Nigerians prepare for the 2015 general elections, the question on who they might be convinced, lured, forced or tempted to vote for the or vote against is a matter that will be decided soon. For a start the incumbent, President Goodluck Ebele jonathan ,for all the goodwill that he generated before his first term […]

Learning from Yesterday, By Wole Soyinka

Learning from Yesterday, By Wole Soyinka
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The Nigerian variation on any universal practice is guaranteed to develop a character of its own, quite unique, but of course uniqueness is not always a virtue, and some forms of originality actually set one’s teeth on edge. So let me warn from the onset that I shall not follow the formula that is fast […]

2015: Change In The Offing? By Olusegun Olarewaju

2015: Change In The Offing? By Olusegun Olarewaju
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Who says a ruling party is invincible? In a free and fair election, anything can happen. Ask the highly successful democracies like the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and many others. They have an enduring legacy of free and fair elections. India too is now in their midst. We are […]