Tag: politicians

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tosin adesinaApril 24, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] As if they’ve not done enough damage, Politicians now use Abuja IDPs as protesters

The precarious state of Internally Displaced Persons across the country has been addressed several times on this blog, international and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 5, 2017

“SARS is used to intimidate opponents and sometimes politicians” – Senator Misau

Senator Isah Misau (Bauchi Central), says Officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are used to intimidation politicians. Why it matters: Nigerians ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2017

Opinion: These Nigerian ‘heroes’ deserve our accolades

by Raphael Esu     Nigeria, as we know it, is blessed with outstanding leaders. We are a fortunate nation ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 7, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: The difference between Nigerian and European politicians

by Pius Adesanmi In 1986, Mr Olof Palme, Sweden’s Prime Minister, was gunned down on a street in Stockholm. He ...

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AzeezOctober 4, 2017

South-East governors, politicians are cowards – Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has said South-East politicians are ...

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AzeezSeptember 28, 2017

Politicians are desperately attempting to destroy EFCC’s achievements – Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said Nigerian politicians are finding every means ...

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EditorAugust 17, 2017

EFCC shooting: Why this attack may not have been by any politician

by Alexander O. Onukwue The prevailing assumption about the shooting which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday at the ...

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EditorJuly 28, 2017

#NotTooYoungToRun bill: Young people, therefore, have no more excuse

by Usman Alabi Even after the passage of the Not Too Young to Run Bill in the National Assembly, we ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 28, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Nigeria’s solution to the problem of electric cars

by Pius Adesanmi Scandinavia, Britain, France, Netherlands, India, China, the US – everyone is in a scramble to announce the ...

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AzeezJuly 22, 2017

Lagos LG poll: If you want to commit suicide, come out with your firearms – Police

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni on Friday warned that there would be no mercy for anyone caught with ...

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AzeezJuly 19, 2017

All corrupt politicians must be prosecuted – Sheriff

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, has said he would collaborate with global anti-corruption ...

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EzinneJuly 18, 2017

The Thread: Blessed are our political thieves, thugs and liars

When you’re tired of criticising because no one is listening or you’re fed up of speaking out because no one’s ...

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AzeezJuly 12, 2017

Politicians’ failure to fulfil promises causing agitations – Abdulsalami

The National Peace Committee led by former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar has said the failure of politicians to ...

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AzeezJuly 10, 2017

How Maitama Sule submitted himself for arrest after 1983 coup – Abdulsalami

Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar on Sunday narrated how late Maitama Sule submitted himself for arrest after the ...

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EditorJune 28, 2017

Restructuring is the politician’s game; Here’s the layman’s concern

by Alexander O. Onukwue How many persons pay attention to the radio when OAP’s use words like restructuring, misappropriation and ...

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EditorJune 28, 2017

Opposing restructuring in order to champion it later is the favourite political game

by Alexander O. Onukwue The buzz word for the week in Nigeria’s political discourse is: Restructuring. It is the song ...

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EditorJune 5, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Election year is coming up, and Nigerian politicians have remembered homosexuality exists (again)

Like death and taxes, you can always depend on Nigerian politicians to skirt important issues and focus on misplaced priorities. ...

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EditorMay 30, 2017

How politicians and the judiciary aid corruption

by Samuel Okike It’s not news that Nigeria has a deeply flawed judicial system, one where corrupt practices like bribery ...

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AzeezMay 29, 2017

Stop provoking soldiers, Falana tells politicians

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has warned politicians not to provoke Nigerian soldiers. Falana said this while speaking at the ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 20, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Xenophilia, fake sovereignty and Nigeria’s slavish politicians

By Farooq A. Kperogi Sometime in 2012 at the height of Goodluck Jonathan’s unnerving incompetence amid rising Boko Haram insurgency, ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 17, 2017

The Thread: Nigerians throw major shade at TBoss for this picture

Did TBoss set herself up with this picture with the Ajekun Iya maestro? Honored to have been invited to a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 16, 2017

Coup rumours made Buratai redeploy top army officers

by Omoleye Omoruyi Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, had on Tuesday warned army officers in line with the ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 16, 2017

The Thread: “APC politicians are arrogant hypocrites” | Demola Olarewaju lays out the differences between PDP and APC

Demola Olanrewaju takes a hard look at the popular sentiment that the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 29, 2017

Politicians have Mercy Aigbe on speed dial for sexual adventures | More details emerge from actress’ crashed marriage

by Dolapo Adelana On April 28, reports filtered in that the seven-year marriage of Nollywood actress, Mercy-Aigbe Gentry had hit ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 17, 2017

Conducting census ahead of elections could lead to political manipulations – Dogara

by Dolapo Adelana The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has kicked against conducting the National Population Census ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 16, 2017

Resist politicians, religious leaders who promote division – Ribadu advises Nigerians

by Dolapo Adelana A former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said leaders of the country are ...

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AzeezMarch 12, 2017

Xenophobia: South Africans are attacking Nigerians over women – Dabiri-Erewa

by Azeez Adeniyi Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Saturday said South African ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

Opinion: The APC government and its deceptive rhetoric – a wake up call to the electorate

by Rev. Fr. Paul Danbaki Jatau Phd Prior to elections, the atmosphere in Nigeria is usually heralded by high level ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 31, 2017

Opinion: Politicians behind the pulpits

by OlalekanWaheed ADIGUN One of the greatest creations or inventions of man that has endured over the centuries is the institution ...

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AzeezJanuary 29, 2017

IPOB protests are sponsored by S’East politicians – MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said politicians in the South East sponsor ...

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