Politics and Governance

2015 Elections: Can Hate Speech Win Elections? By Muhammed Kabir Hassan

2015 Elections: Can Hate Speech Win Elections? By Muhammed Kabir Hassan
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I can vividly recall Shehu Shagari’s 1980 inauguration speech which was titled “My Vision for Nigeria.” Part of the text in that speech read as follows; “Our problems are many and varied but they are not insurmountable, if we can sink our differences and work like a team, with every one willingly contributing his quota […]

The Real Buhari: Rescuing History, By Chris Ngwodo

The Real Buhari: Rescuing History, By Chris Ngwodo
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It is said that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Perhaps, a worse fate awaits those who willfully distort history. The current election cycle has featured a great deal of historical distortion aimed at discrediting the opposition presidential challenger, the former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari. Partisan revisionists have […]

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 […]

The Power of The Vote, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

The Power of The Vote, By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú
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In 1923, one vote gave Adolph Hitler leadership of the Nazi Party and that singular vote changed our world! Your vote is your power and one vote does make a difference. In a democracy, it is not just your right to vote, it is your duty as a citizen to vote. Voting is critical to […]

PDP Governors Vow To Win Lagos, All Southern States

PDP Governors Vow To Win Lagos, All Southern States
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The PDP Governors Forum on Monday said that the party will win elections in all the states in the south of the country including Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio said this at a meeting of the forum in Lagos. […]

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