Tag: Nigerian politics

Ifedayo AdeleyeFebruary 13, 2022

More young people should join politics – Rinsola Abiola

Rinsola Abiola is a media entrepreneur and youth advocate who works at the intersection of politics and civil society to ...

Nelson C.JDecember 3, 2019

If Governor El-Rufai could do it, then Nigeria should get ready for more women in government

The face of politics in Nigeria has and continues to be male. Brutishly male, older and viciously stagnant. With a ...

Nwachukwu Ani AgwuSeptember 22, 2018

#NotTooYoungToRun: The cacophony of youth inclusion in Nigerian politics

The Global Goals are built on the success of the Millennium Development Goals’ endeavour to exterminate all forms of poverty. ...

Fisayo SoyomboFebruary 12, 2018

Fisayo Soyombo: The Nigerian politics of latter-day saints

The title of this piece was inspired by the Jesus Christ Church of Latter-day Saints. Some name condensation has occurred ...

Alexander OnukwueJanuary 28, 2018

“President Buhari needs to dismount…” “It reflects very poorly on French people” | Read our top 10 quotes from last week

  Liberia got a new president, Nigeria’s president has been asked by one of his predecessors not to run for ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2018

Opinion: If Obasanjo says Buhari is a failure, who are you to say otherwise?

by ThankGod Ukachukwu   I have been reluctant to continuously write articles on the state of the nation because of ...

Alexander OnukwueJanuary 24, 2018

The wages of incompetence is rest | How Obasanjo schooled Buhari

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s absolute dismissal of the presidency of Muhammadu Buhari is fifteen pages long, but the core of ...

Alexander OnukwueJanuary 24, 2018

“Buhari is weak” “Nigerians have only one choice” | 8 bulls-eye points from Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari

Fail to listen to Olusegun Obasanjo, at your own peril. The former president dropped a “letter bomb” on President Muhammadu ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 25, 2017

PDP governors talk about Secondus’ emergence as National Chairman and you will notice one common thing

Some PDP state governors have said that the emergence of Uche Secondus as the National Chairman was because of his ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 22, 2017

I have learnt that ethnicity and religion have no place in Nigerian politics – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says after losing in three elections and pursuing cases up to the Supreme Court, he learnt that ...

EzinneNovember 24, 2017

The Thread: “A political prostitute will always be a political prostitute” | TwitterNG reacts to Atiku’s transfer to PDP

2019 is shaping up to be quite contentious, with this transfer by 4-time presidential aspirant, Abubakar Atiku. A week after ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 14, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: An Open Letter to Osita Chidoka

by Pius Adesanmi Dear Osita: I must congratulate you for an exhilarating debate performance yesterday. You shone like a million ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 9, 2017

PDP tasks Wike to woo Obasanjo, Atiku, Saraki, Dogara, others back to the party

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set to invite former President Olusegun Obasanjo; former Vice President Atiku Abubakar; Senate President ...

EzinneJuly 18, 2017

The Thread: They lied. Goodluck Jonathan fought Boko Haram successfully

Foremost analyst on all things military in the Nigerian space, @beegeaglesblog debunks one of the major criticisms of Jonathan’s presidency: ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 13, 2017

PDP is back, APC will be buried totally – Party chieftain

A People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Sunny Onuesoke, has said that the affirmation of Ahmed Makarfi as the party’s leader ...

EzinneJuly 10, 2017

The Thread: “Aso Rock is not a palace controlled by a king” | Kayode Ogundamisi sets Aisha Buhari and Shehu Sani straight

As the president’s wife Aisha Buhari and Senator Shehu Sani talk code over what we assume to be their summary ...

EzinneJuly 5, 2017

The Thread: “Saraki will destroy Nigeria in a day” | Senate’s latest moves trigger anxiety on Twitter

It’s no news that the 8th Senate moved a motion to hand Saraki the keys to Aso Rock and he ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 3, 2017

I’m not quitting politics and I’m not joining APC – Doyin Okupe

The Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has said he has no plans ...

EditorJune 2, 2017

[The Church Blog] Theresa May at RCCG Jesus House, should we be concerned?

Sometime, last week, Theresa May, British Prime Minister made her way to The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Jesus House, ...

Op-ed EditorApril 30, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Buhari and the enemy within

by Simon Kolawole President Muhammadu Buhari’s government is seriously challenged. That is the truth and nothing but the truth. We ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

Demola Olarewaju: The life of the great fixer, Tony Anenih

by Demola Olarewaju When in July 2016 I met Chief Tony Anenih briefly at his residence in Abuja, I expressed ...

RoqeebahOctober 12, 2016

Aisha Buhari may have just confirmed what we only dared to think

The ‘scratch my back I scratch yours’ game that characterizes the business of politics in Nigeria is another one of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 19, 2016

PDP apologises for creating a toxic political atmosphere

The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday apologised for the role it has played in creating a toxic political atmosphere in ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 29, 2015

‘Jonathan tried to kill me’ | 7 things we learned from Timipre Sylva’s interview

As the Bayelsa governorship election scheduled for December 5 approaches, Timipre Sylva, who was in 2011 the governor of Bayelsa ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 13, 2015

Opinion: Dear politicians, we are not burnt offerings

 by Emmanuel Egobiambu The power is in our hands to resist all appearances of political incitement by unscrupulous elements who ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 6, 2015

Opinion: Transactional politics, that’s what delays Nigeria’s progress

by Mary Olushoga   As with many African countries, when there is the combination of transactional democracy, which attracts a ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 4, 2015

Opinion: It is time to choose between democracy and dictatorship

by Ayo Ambrose Alli   “Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not ...

SolaNovember 6, 2014

Why we need women in the Nigerian politics – Obasanjo

by Anike Jacobs “You want a change in the Nigerian democracy, vote in a woman” so says Olusegun Obasanjo. The ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 12, 2014

#InCase YouMissedIt: Ramsey Nouah says he is too creative to go into politics

by Kolapo Olapoju Many Nigerian entertainers seem to be hopping aboard the bandwagon of Politics. However, Nollywood’s Adonis won’t be ...

July 29, 2014

YNaija Editorial: So, what is the Jonathan government getting right?

This president’s record on security can rightly be graded negative, we are not yet winning the war against Boko Haram ...

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