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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…

Abdulsalami’s fears and 2015 elections

By Habib Aruna,0805-410-3466,  0802-344-8796 , habiblife@yahoo.com There is an old saying that the hottest part in hell should be reserved for those who failed to act in times of crisis and…

Waiting for Jonathan!

Waiting for Jonathan!

By Habib Aruna Make no mistake about it! President Goodluck Jonathan will contest for second term. All his moves, actions and postures have not only given credence to this, he,…

Gale of defections and matters arising

Gale of defections and matters arising

By Habib Aruna This is yet again season of defections! And the continued unpredictability of the political terrain is symptomatic of the fact that the stakes are getting higher as…

Between Mark and defecting senators

Between Mark and defecting senators

By Habib Aruna Senate president, David Bonaventure Mark, has always been an establishment man. And he has not hidden his disposition to be in the circle of power. Both when…

Waiting for Jonathan!

Waiting for Jonathan!

By Habib Aruna Make no mistake about it! President Goodluck Jonathan will contest for second term. All his moves, actions and postures have not only given credence to this, he,…

Now that Tukur is gone

Now that Tukur is gone

By Habib Aruna It took the personal intervention of President Goodluck Jonathan before the resignation of Bamanga Tukur, the embattled National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), could…

APC must fix its trouble spots

APC must fix its trouble spots

By Habib Aruna, 0805-410-3466   0802-344-8796, habiblife@yahoo.com   The All Progressives Congress (APC) became a formidable force in the democratic space last year despite all odds. Dubbed and described with many acronyms…

Waiting for Tambuwal!

Waiting for Tambuwal!

By Habib Aruna “When leaders like Tambuwal delivered on their electoral promises, we advise them to try something higher. For Tambuwal, your guess is as good as mine. Well done.”…

Still on Obasanjo as a navigator

Still on Obasanjo as a navigator

By Habib Aruna “We are here because of your courage. Nobody can dispute the fact that you have information more than us. Nigeria is divided more than before. To realise…

Stakes getting higher ahead of 2015

Stakes getting higher ahead of 2015

By Habib Aruna, 0805-410-3466   0802-344-8796, habiblife@yahoo.com “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”. The above words came from Harry Truman, the 33rd President of the United States.…

Between Mandela and Obasanjo

A story was told of the dinner organised for senior editors and publishers by the late Admiral Mike Akhigbe, who was then the Chief of General Staff (CGS) to Head…

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