Peter Obi, South East Leaders and 2019

The news that South East Governors and other major political office holders stayed away from the installation of former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar...

2019: As the whistle is blown…

The whistle for 2019 has finally been blown as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lifted the ban on partisan politics and campaigns on...

Alleged Buhari Double and the Spirit of Public Inquiry

This week’s reflection is on a trending story that began when Buhari returned from his 104-days of medical treatment in the UK in 2017....

Nigeria, MTN and Pseudo-Nationalism

The recent report that two global banks – HSBC and UBS- have closed shops in the country should be a source of concern to...

Buhari’s ‘New Affection’ for Jonathan and the 2019 Elections

As we nudge towards the 2019 presidential election, and with many people predicting that it will be more bitterly fought than the acrimonious 2015...

The Return of Nnamdi Kanu

The recent re-surfacing of Nnamdi Kanu, the uncouth leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in Israel, raises more questions than answers: How...

The Second Rebranding of Buhari

I recently saw some photos of President Muhammadu Buhari dressed in the traditional Igbo ‘isi agu’ jumper (the jumper with tiger’s heads on it),...

The choices before Atiku

Whenever political individuals are used to illustrate the virtues of perseverance and doggedness in this country, the names of Muhammadu Buhari and Alhaji Atiku...

Ambode and the Godfather’s Rage

…When in 2014, he was asked about his successor, Fashola said he was not worried yet at the same time expressed concern. “I hope,...

Takeaways from the Osun Election

The September 22 2018 governorship election in Osun state is one of the closest political races in the country’s political history. According to official...

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