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2023: Tinubu and presidential election mistake

THOSE asking for the whereabouts of Alhaji Bola Ahmed Tinubu are most kind to him. The surprise is that his media minders have not told them it is none of their business. Jagaban Borgu is wherever he is and can decide when to make…

Tinubu and the London house

Questions and concerns over Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s absence from the Nigerian public space, which has trended on Twitter for days on end, are not misplaced or ill-willed gotcha maneuvers by political detractors. They are legitimate…

Independence Day and Ponmo Controversy

It is a sobering indication of the state of the nation, that as Nigeria prepares to mark the 62nd anniversary of its flag independence on October 1, the dominant discourse in the land among young Nigerians, apart from politics, and the…

Lagos: Towards achieving a cleaner city

Driving through the city of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, one cannot help but observe the practical steps taken by the administration of Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to establish environmental sustainability in the state. …

Osinbajo’s exclusion and Tinubu’s luck

His emergence as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress did not come easy unlike that of the opposition parties. Bola Ahmed Tinubu fought the APC internal plots against him on his way to clinching the ticket. The…

Wike vs Atiku: The return leg

Before the 1999 presidential primaries, crisis engulfed the All Peoples Party (now part of the All Progressives Congress, APC) over the ambition of the late Dr Olusola Saraki. He was bent on running even though the slot…

Lies, truth about Obi, Atiku, and Tinubu

Ancient Greeks are credited with saying the truth is often the first casualty in war. I think in political campaigns, truth is also the first casualty, and we have started to see that already in the current election…