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Tinubu – The Political Huckster and Ambitions (II)

Buhari and Tinubu...in political chess game

*Our people’s psyche has been twisted by poverty From Bamidele Ademola-Olateju Poverty cannot be discounted in Nigerian politics, actually, it defines politics. Prospective candidates only need to distribute staple and N1,000 notes to get elected after he or she must have given some money to party bosses and traditional rulers. …

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Tinubu – The Political Huckster and ambitions (I)

Tinubu, Buhari and Fashola

*Powerplay, intrigues and political mathematics From Bamidele Ademola-Olateju The All Progressives’ Congress (APC) has been struggling hard since the party won the presidential elections. To those of us who are students of politics, we saw it coming. Personally, I was optimistic that President Buhari still has it in him to …

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Fayose became governor by accident – Adebayo

Otunba Niyi Adebayo and Gov Fayose

*They’re yet to recover from the last defeats – Fayose Former governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, has disclosed that Governor Ayodele Fayose became governor of the state “by accident.” Adebayo said this while fielding questions from reporters at the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in …

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Omisore is a tax defaulter, Aregbesola replies

Rauf Aregbesola Osun Governor...attacks Omisore back

*He is a shameless liar Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has accused a former Deputy Governor of the state, Senator Iyiola Omisore, of defaulting in tax payment from 2014 till date. According to a statement in Osogbo on Monday by Aregbesola’s media aide, Mr. Sola Fasure, the governor said this …

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2019: Respect yourself, retire quietly – Okogie tells Buhari

President Buhari and Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie

*Verdict of Nigerians is he failed woefully Archbishop Emeritus of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie, has told President Muhammadu Buhari to bury the thought of a second term in office. Okogie, said Buhari has not performed creditably to warrant giving him a second term. What has he …

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Aregbesola has made Osun poorer by N416billion‎ – Omisore

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and Senator Iyiola Omisore

*It’s all reflection of administrative incompetence Former Chairman of the Senate Appropriation Committee, Senator Iyiola Omisore has accused Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, of plunging the state into a huge debt, to the tune of N416billion. Omisore, through his media aide, Mr Jide Fatokun, in a press statement made …

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Buhari has run out of ideas, even bad ones – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed

*He has messed up economy of the country Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari has run out of ideas on how to govern the nation. Buhari had in his New Year message, put the blame of the nationwide ongoing petroleum products scarcity at the door steps …

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PDP gets sponsor for 2019 general elections in Kwara

Engineer Nurudeen Balogun...to fund PDP in 2019 in Kwara

*We shall take over government in 2019 Engineer Nurudeen Balogun, an American-based businessman, has declared his readiness to sponsor the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Kwara State for the 2019 general elections. Balogun made this known on Sunday in Ilorin while speaking at a reception organised for him at the …

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2019 Elections: Makarfi remains PDP’s best ticket

Senator Ahmed Makarfi...run for President in 2019

*His credentials are obviously intimidating By Olajide Fashikun If the nation requires a real change, the place to start would e a revere to where the political journey started, which to me, is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Of all the leading lights therein, one man who stands tall is …

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Kwara LG election: Don’t give me what’s not mine

Voting, rigging, elections and INEC in Nigeria

*Legacies of Buhari’s INEC candidate *My party did not win the results given me Offa, the hotbed of political opposition in Kwara State, is again manifesting itself following the release of the last local government election results which the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) claims were rigged. The sight of …

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