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2023: Why Oduntan deserves to represent Ogun East in Senate

2023: Why Oduntan deserves to represent Ogun East in Senate

By Omolade Afonkara The time for the purchase of APC nomination forms has closed, and indeed the race for the 2023 general elections is getting hotter by the day and several politicians have started presenting…

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Principled political choices are not betrayal

Principled political choices are not betrayal

By Babafemi Ojudu I have seen a statement made by me, many years ago, to celebrate the 60th birthday anniversary of Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu making the rounds. Yes I did make that statement. And…

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Ogun politics and it’s ‘cynic’ writers

Ogun politics and it’s ‘cynic’ writers

By Silifat Anjorin The time of political campaigning is fast approaching and many hatchet writers with subversive mission are being mobilised to cast aspersions on those perceived to be their paymaster’s political enemies.  Election in Ogun…

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Under APC, Nigeria has gone under

Under APC, Nigeria has gone under

By Iyorcha Ayu I wish to pay special tribute to our founding-leaders, to wit: Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, Chief Solomon Daushep Lar, Mallam Adamu Ciroma, Alh. Abubakar Rimi, Sen. Francis Ellah and others who have…

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Osita Izunaso: An epitome of statesmanship, philanthropy and service to humanity at 55

Osita Izunaso: An epitome of statesmanship, philanthropy and service to humanity at 55

By Abdulmalik Suleiman Dignitaries from all walks of life were on hand to celebrate an icon who though has made his presence felt at the nation’s political filament but has continued to maintain gentle unassuming…

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Who will tell Buhari that Nigeria is at war?

Who will tell Buhari that Nigeria is at war?

By Olaolu OladipoThe venue was the Adokiye Amasiemeka Stadium and the event was the kick off of the presidential campaign of the then opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), a platform that was hurriedly put together…

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FFK: A vulgar striker on transfer

FFK: A vulgar striker on transfer

By Bolaji O. Akinyemi Politics like football or soccer as Americans will call it, has seasons when stars are open to transfer from club to club. This is usually a season their handlers must seek…

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Political class and conspiracy of silence

Political class and conspiracy of silence

By Muiz Banire The security situation in Nigeria has become wholly intractable. What started as an isolated case of insurgency in some parts of Borno State has become a national malaise rapidly expanding and threatening…

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US report on Lekki shooting is prejudicial, contradictory, misleading, says Falana

US report on Lekki shooting is prejudicial, contradictory, misleading, says Falana

The report has attempted to cover up the brutal killings at Lekki and other parts of Lagos from October 20-27, 2020. It is a very contradictory report. On the one hand the report claimed that…

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Tinubu, the aspirant primed to pick APC’s presidential ticket

Tinubu, the aspirant primed to pick APC’s presidential ticket

The presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is becoming more interesting by the day among the aspirants and party gladiators who have signified their intention to vie for its ticket. So far,…