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Group urges Senate not to play politics with Lagos status

A socio-political group, the Lagos Future Group has called on senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to put sectarian politics aside and treat the bill seeking special status for Lagos State with all the merits it deserves. Reacting to the decision of the senate to drop the bill during their plenary session on Wednesday, […]

Deregulation and the politics of public policy

Reuben Abati This thing called democracy, particularly the Nigerian brand, never ceases to throw up new and intriguing lessons about the relationship between government and the people, and the larger, complex socio-political environment. I had gone to Lagos on an assignment in the last two days of the year 2011, when around midnight I received […]

Politics And Rivers Of Blood by Okey Ndibe

By Okey Ndibe Last Saturday, voters in Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers State cast their votes in a rerun election to choose lawmakers at the state and national assemblies. At stake: three seats in the Senate, 12 at the House of Representatives, and 22 in the state legislature. As at this writing—early Sunday morning—the Independent National Electoral […]

‘Aisha’s governorship will boost women participation in politics’

Chairperson of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), in Ekiti State Barrister Rita Ilevbare, has described the ruling of the Taraba governorship tribunal as a morale booster. Speaking in Ado-Ekiti, she said the success recorded so far by APC governorship candidate in Taraba state, Hajia Aisha Alhassan, is a positive development for women seeking […]

I will not seek for political office again, says IBB

Former military president Ibrahim Babangida has said that he would not seek any political post again in Nigeria. He made this known on Tuesday in a statement signed by him in Minna where he also turned down an invitation by the PDP for a rebranding conference. Babangida said that he would, however, continue to offer […]

Matthew Hassan Kukah And His Brand of Politics: Towards Nigeria Finding Its Soul

By Rev. Fr. Iheanyi Enwerem, O.P. Who in the Nigerian political and ecclesiastical circles would not know the then Fr. and now Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah? Lately, he has been in the news. But this should not be news, given that he is often in the news; what is really news is not just the controversial […]

Bishop Kukah And His Brand of Politics: Towards Nigeria Finding Its Soul By Fr Enwerem

By Rev. Fr. Iheanyi Enwerem, O.P. Who in the Nigerian political and ecclesiastical circles would not know the then Fr. and now Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah? Lately, he has been in the news. But this should not be news, given that he is often in the news; what is really news is not just the […]



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