All candidates considered, I would put all my money on Festus Agas becoming governor over Macaulay though due to his being more youthful and voter friendly, and for his almost effortless penetrating political reach
Grimot Nane PerspectiveArticles
Nigeria is a democracy if not there would be no legislators today to make our laws. But Nigeria’s democracy is perhaps a grossly immature one.
‘Slow, slow, fast’ is discipline and perhaps Buhari’s newer democratic approach to the “War against Indiscipline” without human rights queries. Buhari is in control and let us hope it translates in better governance for Nigeria.
In Nigeria or any society where ‘money politics’ (i.e. the sale of political office and power to the highest bidder) is the dominant dynamic, financial means are paramount
The ‘miscerious trio,’ Okupe, Omokri and Abati, will go down as the worst presidential spin doctor team in history, not just in Nigeria but the entire world
Oba Akiolu was totally un-royal in his conduct. The Oba’s tirade highlighted what everyone knows; the teeming rivalry between the Igbos and the Yorubas. There is no love lost between the Yorubas and Igbos
Next Saturday Nigeria will have the states’ phase of the elections for Governors and members of State Houses of Assembly. If the aforementioned rule is credible as significant guidance, there will be much more election violence, malpractices and misbehaviour this coming Saturday than on 28 March
Whether Ogboru will contest the office of senator or president/vice-president in future is unclear but this might be the end of the road for him even if he wins at the ballot this time around.
There are many Nigerian and non-Nigerian Panglossians who believe the “Grand Nigerian Dream,” which sets up Nigeria to be a world economic power just around the corner, no matter how dismal the nation’s economic capacity or options are
Journalism that relies on ‘verifiable fact’ for its credibility has been taken over by falsehood and rumours due to a brown envelope journalism culture or cash for news reports.