Tag: political power

Alexander OnukwueApril 6, 2018

How close is Tolu Ogunlesi to becoming a tyrant of low expectations and high mediocrity?

A crash course on Tolu Ogunlesi: He is the creative writer, journalist and public affairs commentator who called former president ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Saraki, Sowore & Nigeria’s Barabbas moment

by Pius Adesanmi There are two problems bordering on abomination in my title. First problem: the names, Saraki and Sowore, ...

Op-ed EditorJune 26, 2017

Ayo Sogunro: Making power uncomfortable in Nigeria

by Ayo Sogunro The continuing mystery of President Buhari’s illness and the handling of the saga by his aides is ...

Op-ed EditorJune 19, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Petition for the FG to restore Nigeria’s true federalism

by Peregrino Brimah This petition is initiated in the interest of the progress and prosperity of Nigeria. Restoring Nigeria’s True Federalism is a ...

Op-ed EditorJune 8, 2017

RE: How Ndi’ Igbo can get a better deal from Nigeria

by Jideofor Adibe   Reno Omokri’s article, ‘What the Igbo can learn from Yoruba and Fulani about Power‘, was very ...

Op-ed EditorMay 27, 2017

Dele Momodu: President Buhari and the battle for Nigeria

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let’s call a spade a spade, and not by any other name today. I’m seriously ...

Op-ed EditorMay 26, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Coup plotters circulating fresh propaganda about Buhari’s health

by Peregrino Brimah There is a very foolish propaganda campaign claiming Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari was poisoned, being spread in ...

Op-ed EditorMay 20, 2017

Opinion: Africans crave freedom yet neither hate bondage nor love it!

by Nimi Princewill “Indifference” best describes the willpower of a great portion of Africans who desire, yet slumber on their ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 17, 2017

Osinbajo can’t replace Buhari if he dies – Northern elders

by Omoleye Omoruyi Chairman of Northern Elders Forum, Professor Ango Abdullahi, has insisted that if President Muhammadu Buhari’s dies, and is not re-elected ...

Op-ed EditorApril 8, 2017

Dele Momodu: There is life outside power

by Dele Momodu Fellow Africans, I have often wondered about what is the matter with most African leaders and rulers ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 3, 2017

Opinion: Aregbesola has a special place in history

by Abiodun KOMOLAFE   “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

Opinion: Abiola Ajimobi, Ladokites and a worrisome case of inebriety from power

by ‘Kunle Adebajo My edge of the social media was abuzz with conversation yesterday following Sahara Reporters’ upload of a ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

Dele Momodu: My prophetic vision for Nigeria

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, tomorrow is Christmas day and, it is only in order that, I wish everyone a ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 20, 2016

Reuben Abati: #Bidoung Challenge – Sycophancy reigns supreme in Africa

by Reuben Abati Cameroonians got their chance of introducing into the syllabus of Comedy and Other Comic Forms (a subject ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 3, 2016

The Thread: The reign of African dictators is coming to an end

“Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has been in power since 1979 and is one of Africa’s longest-ruling leaders, ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 2, 2016

The Thread: It’s like Gambia won the World Cup

Africa and dictatorship go hand in hand. Mugabe is still ruling Zimbabwe with an iron hand at the ripe old ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 29, 2016

Opinion: #NotTooYoungToRun | Political relevance for Nigerian youth

by Jude Feranmi What would you do if you had all the political capital you needed in a political party? ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 17, 2016

Opinion: #NotTooYoungToRun | The dynamics of power

by Jude Feranmi At the New Media and Governance Conference a few weeks ago, (That event where Bobrisky was invited to ...

April 9, 2014

Okey Ndibe: We have uninterrupted power supply in Nigeria

by Okey Ndibe So, no, the title of this column has nothing to do with electric power. It refers, instead, ...

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