Politics

Zuma and ANC: Lessons for Nigeria

Zuma and ANC: Lessons for Nigeria

By Kurtis Adigba Former President Jacob ZUMA, (yes you heard me right) was pushed by the ANC into resigning from his position as the president of the Republic of South Africa. South Africa, operates a Parliamentary Democracy. Members of the parties are elected to the parliament, and the party with…
Nigerians and Buhari: Projections for 2019

Nigerians and Buhari: Projections for 2019

By Abdulkabir Olatunji  That President Muhammadu Buhari rode to power on the crest of amazing goodwill and political euphoria is not in question. However,  what is in question is whether or not he has done enough to meet the aspirations of Nigerians considering the environment in which he is operating…
The Problem with the Nigerian Police

The Problem with the Nigerian Police

By Kurtis Adigba The main problem with the Nigerian Police Force, is that it’s pretending to be in charge of security situation in the country. The truth is: the police is ill-equipped, ill-trained, understaffed, underfunded, and it’s personnel unevenly distributed. It is not uncommon, not to find policemen in some…
The Many ‘Sins’ of Buhari’s Government

The Many ‘Sins’ of Buhari’s Government

By Kurtis Adigba Somehow, I found myself feeling sympathetic with some of our friends on the other side of the political divide. All I did, was to imagine myself wearing their shoes. Why won’t I feel bad and be bitter against the Buhari government if I was a celebrity car…
Read President Buhari’s Full Speech at the 30th AU Summit

Read President Buhari’s Full Speech at the 30th AU Summit

Theme: “Winning the Fight Against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation” It gives me great pleasure to address you on the occasion of the launch of the African Union theme: “Winning the fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation”. I congratulate the African Union for dedicating the…
Why Buhari is Likely to Win in 2019

Why Buhari is Likely to Win in 2019

By Yakubu Jimoh This piece is a personal opinion of mine, and my intention is not to praise or criticise one party or another. Recently, South East leaders visited President Muhammadu Buhari, endorsing him for a second term and promised to deliver the 5 states in their zone to him.…
Why I stand with Buhari

Why I stand with Buhari

By Femi Adesina These are very difficult times in our country. Sad, mournful and dolorous times, as the New Year opened with killings in Rivers, Kaduna, Taraba, and Benue states, among others. Of course, there had been gruesome carnage on the Mambilla plateau mid last year, and bloodletting in Numan,…