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Use of presidential powers

By Habib Aruna Was it a mere coincidence that the day two governors of the All Progressive Congress (APC) were on the verge of being impeached was the day Peoples…

The Edo Assembly crisis

By Habib Aruna It is becoming a tradition in the United States, the world most enviable democracy, that different political parties control the executive and the legislature at every point…

Between ambition and desperation

By Habib Aruna A week to the Ekiti State governorship election, I had argued on this page that what we would be witnessing at the poll will be a throwback…

Acting the same old script in Ekiti

Acting the same old script in Ekiti

You only need to be a casual observer of the nation’s unenviable political terrain not to have envisaged what is currently playing out in Ekiti barely a week to the…

And now, this…

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State during the week alleged that some members of the State House of Assembly who recently defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the…

Wanted: Vibrant legislature

By Habib Aruna Fifteen years down the line, we will only be deceiving ourselves to think the democratic train is on track to a desired destination. Yes, the train may…

Outcome of India’s election and lessons for Nigeria

By Habib Aruna It was a historic day for the people of India penultimate Friday when the global media focused its attention on the outcome of an election that took…

Oshiomhole and Edo APC crisis

By Habib Aruna When Comrade Adams Oshiomhole declared his ambition to succeed ex-governor Lucky Igbinedion of Edo State at that sunny afternoon late 2006 at Urokpota Hall, Benin City, he…

The week global focus shifted to Nigeria

By Habib Aruna I argued on this page last week that the abduction of the more than 200 secondary school girls in Chibuk, Borno State, may well lead to the…

Tinubu on a familiar road!

By Habib Aruna It came as a surprise that many of the aggrieved governorship aspirants in Lagos State now crying wolf over spilled milk thought the party would ever allow…

A President and his many missteps

By Habib Aruna The pictures of President Goodluck Jonathan dancing at the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rally in Kano and his group photograph with other guests at the cutting…

What does Orji Kalu want?

What does Orji Kalu want?

By Habib Aruna Former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, has been in the news of late, traversing the South West states and holding series of meetings with leaders…

As the Muslim/Muslim ticket debate rages

By Habib Aruna Expectedly, one of the major challenges that would confront the opposition in the coming weeks is the issue of presenting an acceptable presidential candidate to the Nigerian…

Interesting times in Ekiti, Osun politics

By Habib Aruna After days of haggling by the leadership of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the need for a consensus candidate to slug it out with incumbent…

Disturbing symptoms of a failed state!

Disturbing symptoms of a failed state!

By Habib Aruna 0805-410-3466   0802-344-8796 habiblife@yahoo.com After days of incessant killings of innocent Nigerians, mostly women and children by terrorists, herdsmen and gunmen in Northern parts of the country, the…

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