Weaponising Religion in Yoruba Politics

In case you missed it, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an advocacy group, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint Muslim ministers from five...

Going Forward or Backward?

The conduct of the 2019 general election has, expectedly, become the subject of heated discussions and debates everywhere — offices, schools, homes, newspaper vendor...

The Morning after

If you ask me, I would say there are three critical stages of elections in Nigeria — and each is potentially explosive. The first...

INEC’s Bolt from the Blue

When your wife is pregnant and gives birth at the end of nine months, you cannot claim you were caught unawares and so you...

Buhari vs Atiku: Matters That Matter

When Globacom, the Nigerian telecommunications giant, unveiled Anthony Joshua as its brand ambassador a couple of weeks ago, something delighted me. Even though I...

Lagos in the Year 2050

By the year 2050, Nigeria will have a population of 410 million people, the UN has projected. We will become the third largest country...

The Amina Zakari Storm

In 2010, when Dr. Goodluck Jonathan assumed office following the death of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, he promised us electoral reform. He launched a...

A Vote for Parliamentary System

In case you missed it, 71 reps have tabled a bill before the house proposing the adoption of a parliamentary system of government in...

To Oil the Wheel of Progress…

I have a story to tell. In the 1970s, three governments set up national oil companies to engage in exploration, production and refining. Nigeria...

The Demons Tormenting Nigeria

Dr. Yemi Kale, the Statistician General of the National Bureau of Statistics of Nigeria (NBS), recently tweeted that the bureau’s unemployment report was being...

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