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Saraki and the Tragedy of Victory

Saraki
Since the National Assembly elections ended in Kwara on March 9, and the current Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, lost at the polls, those who have lived in mortal fear of one of Nigeria's finest Senate Presidents ever in history, have not relented in their infantile attacks against a man who, against all odds, wrestled official tyranny to the ground and eventually became one through whom God has preserved what is now our fragile democracy from being turned into a full blown dictatorship.

Abia 2019: Why Ikpeazu won with a landslide

Abia state Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu
The March 9 governorship poll has come and gone in Abia, and the people have since moved into post-election mood and activities. They have also since resumed their normal businesses after the rigours of what was an intense campaign period for some and simply a test of popularity for others.

Right of Reply: Adeniyi’s Mischievous Gloating

Google
There is no doubt that Olusegun Adeniyi is a popular columnist. That is why one will expect that a writer of his caliber will not rush to join a mob in giving an opinion on an issue without proper investigation and full understanding of both the under-currents and the obvious points. Neither should he engage in using his column to settle personal scores.

Atiku: Calling the dog a bad name

Atiku Abubakar
In this piece, the writer says Atiku is just being accused wrongly by members of Buhari's party.

Time up for Buhari on Nigeria’s failed economy

Buhari
It is indeed sad and unfortunate that Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed said that the President Buhari administration has resolved to mobilise more domestic revenue, which translates to imposing more taxes on Nigerians living and earning their daily bread, in Nigeria, so that it can better fund the 2019 budget.

Christmas: When Son of Man returns, shall He still find faith...

Reno Omokri
In this report, Number one bestselling author and former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Pastor Reno Omokri, puts into a particular perspective the biblical surroundings of the Christian feast, Christmas celebrated every 25th December to mark the birth of the son of God, Jesus Christ.

Debunking the lies in Buhari’s budget – Reno

Reno and Buhari
Buhari said “Through hard work, and by the special grace of God, we have weathered these storms”. What storm did you weather when under you, 20.93 million people became unemployed and your country became the world headquarters for extreme poverty? #Buhari2019BudgetLies

SERAP, others and the abuse of activism

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Enough is Enough (EiE), and BudgIT have been doing great work. Nigerians like them and they get positive press for their efforts, which they should do everything possible not to abuse.

Atiku asks Buhari to resign over alleged ‘economy in bad shape’...

Former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign as the country's president and pledge never to have anything to do with politics again.

Ikpeazu: a beacon of hope in social investment

Abia state Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu
During the electioneering campaigns in 2015, one of the promises made by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu PhD was that as a Governor he would hold the hand of the weakest in the society and give them hope for a better tomorrow. The life history of the Governor exemplifies hope, sustained through hard work, preparation and taking advantage of opportunities that abound.