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2023: Expect All-Women Political Party – Josephine Anenih

2023: Expect All-Women Political Party – Josephine Anenih

These are not the best of times for Nigerian women. Politically, they have been handed the short end of the stick with very poor showing during the 2019 general elections and abysmal representation in appointive positions both at the federal level and in the states. And with the worsening security situation and criminality in the

Obasanjo Eulogises Oyegun at 80, acknowledges contribution to success of his Govt.

As political associates across party lines, family, friends, and well-wishers joined the immediate past national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun to celebrate his 80th birthday Monday in Benin-City, Edo State capital, Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has described his life as one of “tireless,  selfless, and patriotic service to the

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How Buhari Lost Obasanjo [Special Report]

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s hard knocks for President Muhammadu Buhari, whom he assisted to become president in 2015, signals a massive loss of support for the president, raising questions over why the Generals parted ways The dust raised by the recent letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari may not settle until after the 2019

Between OBJ and Jonathan

In recent times, I have, like many Nigerians, found myself having to debate the rift between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan. No matter how hard one tries to avoid the subject, it often shoots up in discussions with family members, friends or people of like minds. Although both men may deny

Economy: Nigeria Skirting The Circle

How I wished Tayo Akpata, Sam G. Ikoku, Bola Ige, Erhunse Bankole Akpata, Tunji Otegbeye and other departed Nigerian thinkers were alive today to see how the cooks of neo-colonial politics have spoilt the broth. I do not envy Allison, Ayida, Phillip Asiodu, Olufemi Okunnu, Mohammed Dikko Yusufu, Mohammed Ayagi, Balarabe Musa and others who

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Obasanjo Bemoans State Of The Nation

Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President of Nigeria has again taken a swipe at the Goodluck Jonathan administration over what he described as attempts to encourage violence in the country. “As a leader you must not deliberately do evil or condone evil. You should know that you will one day give account to God, you may cover

Nigeria’s Split Personality

I spent eight hours on a journey that took three, two decades before the arrival of Nigeria’s pseudo-democracy. When Yakubu Gowon built the Shagamu–Ore dual carriageway within three years of his post-war rule, it was pleasurable to ride to Benin from Lagos. Samuel Ogbemudia introduced those luxury buses with toilet facilities in his Midwest Line.

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