Notes from Kogi/Bayelsa Polls

Notes from Kogi/Bayelsa Polls

What do you think will happen in Bayelsa and Kogi States this coming Saturday? The question was posed to me last week Monday by a...

And “Hurricane Oshiomhole” sweeps through Bayelsa, Kogi

In meteorological lore, hurricanes - cyclone-strength winds - are usually named after females. But an exception was seemingly made on Saturday, when “Hurricane Oshiomhole”...

How Maurice Iwu reincarnated in Mahmood Yakubu of INEC

The 2007 general election conducted by INEC under the supervision of Maurice Iwu is, perhaps, one of the most fraudulent in Nigeria’s electoral history. Human...
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Letting the Side Down: Prince Andrew, the Royal Family and Jeffrey Epstein

The choking cloud of Jeffrey Epstein’s paedophilic legacy has been floating over the Atlantic for some time.  It does its best (or worst) in...
Technologies and Government’s Roles in Tech Policies

Legal Writings and Aesthetics: What Legal Writings Ought To Be

Aesthetics they say in ‘literature’ has a relationship with ‘beauty’. That is, a work of art that relates to art or beauty. In other words, what appeals to...
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Open Guidelines: The Foreign Interference Problem in Australian Universities 

Education has always been a political matter, whatever the apolitical advocates of it think it is.  In Australia, it has proven sectarian, ideological, and...
Police shoot 17 IPOB members

Igbo presidency & the exorcism of the ghost of Biafra

To become the president of Nigeria, a presidential candidate must battle for power and be bruised, battered and bloodied in the political trenches for...
Lessons from Kogi Bayelsa Elections

What does Russia really want from Africa?

Last month’s Russia-Africa summit—the first of its kind—ended with the usual optics and photo-ops, but also spawned $12.5 billion in business deals, largely in arms and grains....

Kogi and Bayelsa 2019 Governorship Election: Foretelling the Outcome

Democracy is earning the power to govern through free, fair and credible elections. Nigeria is a democratic state, but the leadership recruitment process is...

Sowore’s Ordeals and This Democracy We Hail

"All animals are equal but some are more equal than others." This proclamation in George Orwell's Animal Farm attempts to reveal the wall that...

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