• Power Game: Have The Governors Found Their Voices?

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    MUYIWA OYINLOLA in this report examines what appears to be the growing influence of the state governors under the current administration. At the inception of the current administration in May last year, political watchers observed that President Muhammadu merely operated his own policies and programmes without necessarily seeking the inputs of the governors. The reasons…

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    Tinubu Tackles Oyegun Over Role In Ondo Guber Primary

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    National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has picked hole in the role allegedly played by the National Chairman of the party, John Odigie-Oyegun, in the just concluded Ondo State governorship primary of the party, saying the latter violated democratic principle. Tinubu, in a letter made…

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    Buhari: Winning The War On Insurgency

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    MUYIWA OYINLOLA in this report examines the feat achieved by the present administration in line with the promise of President Muhammadu Buhari to wipe out Boko Haram insurgents which had almost taken over the entire North Eastern part of the country prior to his coming to power on 29 May, 2015. While  speaking Monday at…

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    APC Denies Existence Of Elders, Leaders Committee

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    The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denounced the existence of the position of Elders and Leaders Committee in the party. The party, in a statement issued at the weekend and signed by its National Vice Chairman, South-South, Ntuam Eta, indicated that the clarification became necessary in view of its purported constitution…

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    SDP Tackles Oshiomhole Over Comment On Falae

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    Social Democratic Party (SDP) has debunked the claim allegedly indicting its national chairman, Chief Olu Falae, of collecting the sum of N300m from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2015 general elections. This position was contained in a statement signed by its national publicity secretary, Alhaji Alfa Mohammed. According to the statement, Edo State…

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    As Ondo People Prepare For Battle Of Senior Advocates

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    In the last two weeks, both the ruling PDP and the opposition APC in Ondo State have produced two Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) as flag bearers in the November governorship election in the state. Muyiwa Oyinlola writes about their emergence and what this signals for the politics of the state. After weeks of postponements,…

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    As Ondo People Prepare For Battle Of SANs

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    In the last two weeks, both the ruling PDP and the opposition APC in Ondo State have produced two Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) as flag bearers in the November governorship election in the state. Muyiwa Oyinlola writes about their emergence and what this signals for the politics of the state. After weeks of postponements,…

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    Ondo APC Primary: Leaders, Delegates Settle For Abraham

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    The governorship aspiration of frontline businessman and leading All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Ondo State, Olusegun Abraham, has received further boost with the declaration of another party leader for his support. Abraham, who has already secured the endorsement of a former Lagos State governor and National Leader of the party in his aspiration…

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    Padding: As Former Rep Members Come To The Rescue

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    Nigerians, in the last two months, have focused their attention on the allegation of budget padding in the House of Representatives. MUYIWA OYINLOLA takes a look at the intervention of some former members of the house. In the face of what appears to be a demystification of the current leadership of the House of Representatives…

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