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Bizarre Post-election Rigging: Omisore Wants Exclusive Inspection of Ballots Without INEC and APC!

Osun Governorship Election Tribunal 2014

** APC lawyers, INEC officials should not attend inspection… The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Senator Iyiola Omisore through his lawyers at the election tribunal yesterday (Wednesday) filed a motion dated 27th day of October, 2014 at the Registry of the Election Petition Tribunal asking the court to grant an order of inspection to allow […]

It’s Time To Say Goodbye To Former President Jonathan By Toyin Dawodu

Goodbye To President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

INTRODUCTION: Before you can understand this article, you must first read what President Jonathan said on July 5th, 2010, about the author (Toyin Dawodu, a Nigerian in diaspora, having left the shores of Nigeria after 25 years) who was one of Jonathan’s Fans on Facebook. The enthusiasm has waned and reality of failure and disappointment […]

BUHARI: What The Elites and Past Rulers of Nigeria Said

buhari nd jonathan

Like a raging fire across the land called NIGERIA, the name of General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB) has acquired a momentum over the last four weeks, striking fears in the heart of robbers who have robbed Nigeria comatose, and triggering indescribable enthusiasm among the masses. Nigeria seems to be heading for a destiny climax by February […]

The WAR Called the Osun Elections – By Segun Tomori

Jubilation over Aregbesola's victory at the polls

Weeks before the August 9th gubernatorial elections which was won by the pragmatic Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola of the APC, it was obvious we were up against forces other than the people of Osun state which naturally should be the determinant of how the elections will swing. The All progressives Congress (APC) still smarting from its […]

SOCIAL MEDIA: THE PLACE OF THE MOB AND THE MASSES – By Rauf Aregbesola

Jubilation over Aregbesola's victory at the polls

(Being the Contribution of Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola to the “#LETSGOSOCIAL: BEST PRACTICES FROM NIGERIA’S MOST SOCIAL PERSONALITIES” Project.) Between 2009 and 2014, a period of more than five years, I have been active online and the tremendous impact of social media for me is unquantifiable. As a politician, I discovered that the Crème de […]

Fall In Revenue Allocation, Sign Of Danger – Bolorunduro

Osun State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Wale Bolorunduro

The State of Osun Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Wale Bolorunduro, has urged the Federal Government to do something as a matter of urgency to revamp the nation’s economy, as all the states of the federation are witnessing a continuous fall in the newcomer allocation from the federation account. Dr. Bolorunduro was reacting to the cancellation […]

Re: Can Obi, Mimiko, Daniel reform PDP?

Obi-and-Mimiko

I have always found it educative to read Prof. Ayo Olukotun’s article in The PUNCH every Friday because of the deep intellectual work put into it. However, I find this one not only ego-boosting for the three gentlemen but also that of amusing expectation. Assuming all he said about them were true (although he wrote […]

Advice to Fayose

Fayose

I wish to heartily felicitate with Governor Ayo Fayose over his victory and successful swearing-in ceremony. I also deeply share his belief as clearly stated in The PUNCH of Friday, October 17, 2014, that, “My emergence is divine”. Good! However, I consciously advise him to be focused, assiduous and committed in his new assignment. Avoid […]

Idriss Déby: The President For Boko Haram – By Dr. Peregrino Brimah

President of Chad - Idriss Déby

In the release of a handful of Chinese hostages and the wife of the deputy Prime minister of Cameroon, abducted by Boko Haram terrorists this year, the President of Chad was reported by a most reputable New York based editorial, SaharaReporters, to have been pivotal. Idriss Deby of Francophone Chad “by virtue of his relationships […]

Aregbesola’s ‘Street Credibility’ on Sallah Day – written by Adebayo Rasheed Mabayoje

AREGBESOLA STREET CREDIBILITY 2

Muslims world over have celebrated Eidul-Adha (or Ileya) with various activities wrapped in it. Top on the activities is the slaughtering and sharing of the sacrificial ram according to the injunctions of God. And of course this aspect of the celebration must not be done until after the Eid prayer has been performed; and the […]


THURSDAY, 30TH OCTOBER 2014 EDITION

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