Tag: Politics

Proportion
May 21, 2013

Opinion: Why the Ijaws still love Alamieyeseigha

by Steve Azaki As Governor of Bayelsa, Alamieyeseigha interceded on numerous occasions to secure the release of expatriate oil workers ...

Proportion
May 20, 2013

SNAPSHOT: What is musician, Justin Timberlake showing Obama on his phone?

by Isi Esene Unlike us mere mortals, President Barack Obama gets to meet and greet celebrities like Justin  Timberlake, Queen ...

Proportion
May 19, 2013

“I was the 1st to give PDP N100m to register, and Obasanjo N100m to campaign” – Orji Kalu is still talking

by Rachel Ogbu As a guest on a Kaduna based radio station, ex- Abia State governor Orji Uzor Kalu said ...

Proportion
May 15, 2013

Bola Tinubu: State of emergency – President Jonathan’s ploy to subvert constitutional democracy

by Bola Tinubu If development is about the people, all measures put in place for the sustenance and maintenance of ...

Proportion
May 14, 2013

Gbenga Olorunpomi: Blood everywhere and the tonic in the APC manifesto (Y! Politico)

by Gbenga Olorunpomi In one week, the murders we have witnessed can only be compared to the genocide taking place ...

Proportion
May 8, 2013

Opinion: When will we put everything on hold until we get the change we want?

by Olabode Emmanuel Olawumi Probably, we just need to watch our backs by examining what we do as individuals. What ...

Proportion
May 5, 2013

Fisayomi Eko-Davies: The long wait for the Nigerian messiah (Y! Superblogger)

 Basic things of life are strange to us and our mothers worship the grounds our enslavers walk upon. I hope ...

Proportion
May 3, 2013

Opinion: Leave the President alone

by Abdullahi Garba It is desperate opposition politicians who have a problem of presenting a credible track-record and an impressive ...

Proportion
April 30, 2013

Awww, such a cutie: Bill Clinton swagging with his saxophone at age 12 (SNAPSHOT)

Former President Bill Clinton wooed voters in the early 1990s with his jazzy saxophone skills — skills he’s been honing for a ...

Proportion
April 30, 2013

Gbenga Olorunpomi: The birth of APC – INEC’s moment in the sun

by Gbenga Olorunpomi Now, the ACN has shown its hand. It is time for the other partners to follow suit. ...

Proportion
April 28, 2013

Atom Lim: 2015 and the arrogance of social media activists (Y! Politico)

by Atom Lim The new cool is ‘activists’ accusing the rest of the Nigerian youth population of lacking interest in ...

Proportion
April 28, 2013

Nigerians are amazed at Jonathan’s achievements – Reuben Abati gives it straight

by Akan Ido Dr. Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, speaks with the Punch ...

Proportion
April 28, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Militancy and the politics of hypocrisy

by Simon Kolawole Speaking out against injustice and highhandedness, no matter what part of the country is at the receiving ...

Proportion
April 25, 2013

Michael Orodare: The resurgence of the neglected generation (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare They thought they were doing it right, not knowing they sat on a keg of gun-powder and ...

Proportion
April 24, 2013

12 funniest people caught sleeping on the job

Now you understand why your apartment was robbed 3 times last year. Some people really hate Mondays. Politics. I bet ...

Proportion
April 21, 2013

Why APC will never rule Nigeria – Bauchi governor, Isa Yuguda

by Akan Ido In this interview with the Vanguard Newspapers, Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State talks about his party, ...

Proportion
April 17, 2013

Editi Effiong: On oil theft, NOI and GEJ need to stop whining

by Editi Effiong In 1992, a Glencore oil trader got off the plane in Lagos with a briefcase filled with ...

Proportion
April 15, 2013

Debo Adejugbe: The beginning of power might not augur well for Nigeria (Y! Politico)

by Debo Adejugbe One of the poster boys of that era is our present President who has gone on to ...

Proportion
April 13, 2013

Temie Giwa: 2015 – Who will bell the legislators? (Y! FrontPage)

In order to get 2015 right, a shift in perspective is required for us to slightly move away from our ...

Proportion
April 12, 2013

Ayisha Oshori: This is calling all Nigerian youth – We are the game-changer of 2015

by Ayisha Oshori  There is so much we could and should be doing; instead, much of what we see and ...

Proportion
April 12, 2013

Ibrahim Babangida Writes: We have to save Nigerians from Nigeria

by Ibrahim Babangida Some of the mistakes of the past have now come to haunt us.  But let me make ...

Proportion
April 8, 2013

Ohimai Amaize: The tragedy of a distracted generation (Y! Politico)

by Ohimai Godwin Amaize Interestingly, our idea of social change has been reduced to the politics of merely taking sides ...

Proportion
March 25, 2013

Ohimai Amaize: Like toy soldiers (Y! Politico)

by Ohimai Amaize If you want to find young Nigerians who are bitter and angry with the Nigerian “system, Twitter ...

Proportion
March 25, 2013

Raja Vudatala: As an accused rapist commits suicide in detention – I ask, what is justice?

by Raja Vudatala Even if punishment is justified who has the right to punish? Can a group of born criminals ...

Proportion
March 18, 2013

#Flashback to 2005: New York Times chronicles the Alamieyeseigha saga

by Lydia Polgreen But the Alamieyeseigha scandal has in some ways eclipsed those gains and led many to wonder whether ...

Proportion
March 9, 2013

Dele Momodu: Why I’m not President Jonathan’s fan

by Dele Momodu There is neither the will nor the resolve to create positive change. Like all others who love ...

Proportion
March 7, 2013

Osato Edokpayi: This APC union shall surely stand (Y! Politico)

by Osato Edokpayi As the ACN has demonstrated in the South-West and in Edo state; the PDP is not invincible. ...

Proportion
March 6, 2013

Uche Chuta, Dokpesi (Jr), Ohimai Amaize… See 10 of the most powerful young people in politics #YNaijaPowerList

by Joachim MacEbong Nigeria is a country with a large number of young people who are demanding more from their ...

Proportion
March 4, 2013

Opinion: No, Hillary Clinton is not too old to be president

by Joan Walsh …to suddenly suggest that the presidency should be reserved for people in their 40s or 50s is ...

cool good eh love2 cute confused notgood numb disgusting fail