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Niger Delta may shut down oil production soon – Uranta

Niger Delta may shut down oil  production soon – Uranta

Tony Uranta is Secretary of United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy (UNDEDSS), and also Scribe of the Nigerian National Summit Group which spearheaded the call for a national conference…

Myth, reality of Jonathan’s dictatorship

Myth, reality of Jonathan’s dictatorship

By Austin Oboh / Ag. Politics Editor, Lagos Political observers have noted that there has been, in the last few weeks, a change in the tone of criticism of President…

Lagos Guber: Waiting for the Beautiful bride

Lagos Guber: Waiting for the Beautiful bride

By Temidayo Akinsuyi  -  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos As the battle for who succeeds Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, intensifies, many political heavyweights are already jostling for the position under one…

Why continuity is good for Kwara – Oke

Why continuity is good for Kwara – Oke

Chief Wole Oke was Minority leader and later Majority Leader of the Kwara State House of Assembly in the Second Republic when he was a member of the defunct Unity…

There wasn’t anything like ‘stomach infrastructure’ in Ekiti guber poll – Adewale

There wasn’t anything like ‘stomach infrastructure’ in Ekiti guber poll – Adewale

Obafemi Adewale is former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Ekiti State. He was also a member of the 1994-95 Constitutional Conference. In this interview with CORRESPONDENT, YAQOUB POPOOLA,…

Parliamentary system better for Nigeria – Kaka

Parliamentary system better for Nigeria – Kaka

Gbenga Kaka represents Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly (NASS). In this interview with SENIOR REPORTER, ANTHONIA SOYINGBE, he speaks on the disagreements in the APC in Ogun…

Umeh: Set for more political conquests at 52

Umeh: Set for more political conquests at 52

By Stan Okeke “When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.”…

What Nigerians want is true federalism, not more states – Yusuf

What Nigerians want is true federalism, not more states – Yusuf

Prince Bisi Yusuf is Chairman, Committee on Transport, Commerce and Industry of the Lagos State House of Assembly. In this interview with House of Assembly reporters, he speaks on several…

Political tribute to Soyinka at 80

Political tribute to Soyinka at 80

By Nduka Uzuakpundu In a lucent case of a stubbornly opaque, intentional fallacy, Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, still talks and writes to the effect that the ripest fruit is,…

Jonathan can’t chicken out of second term – Okoko

Jonathan can’t chicken out of second term – Okoko

Going by the body language of majority of delegates at the national conference, Nigeria may be on the verge of having a brand new constitution at the end of its…

Again, season of impeachments

Again, season of impeachments

By Emma Maduabuchi Assistant Politics Editor One of the biggest political events in Nigeria this year so far, took place this month, Tuesday, July 15, to be precise. It was the…

Those fighting over resource control are selfish –Adegbuyi

Those fighting over resource control are selfish –Adegbuyi

Bisi Adegbuyi, a legal practitioner and prodemocracy activist is a delegate representing Ogun State at the National Conference. In this interview with Senior Correspondent, TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, he did a critical…

Edo House of commotion

By Francis Onoiribholo Bureau Chief, Benin Duplication of Assembly sessions  It is no longer news that there is crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly. The crisis has become so deep…

Nyako should go to court – Ogunade

Whenever issues are on rule of Law and Constitution on the side of law, Wale Ogunade, President of Voters’ Awareness Initiative (VAI) is always there to be counted. In this…

National Conference and the Derivation brouhaha

By Ekene Okoro Snr Correspondent, Lagos “The purpose of this conference is to discuss and reach consensus on any aspect of governance arrangement for re-enforcing the unity, cohesion, stability, security,…

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