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Why propaganda, vote-buying won’t save Jonathan -By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

INEC VOTE

Taking liberties with facts is in the province of political office holders, political parties and agency bureaucrats. It is what they do when they want to frame their case and sell their policies and programmes. What is lost on this President is that we are all wiser now. We understand, that this drawn out elections […]

The Rape of Our Democracy -By Bámidélé Adémólá-Olátéjú

Democracy was restored in Nigeria when military rule ended in 1999

So much has been written about President Goodluck Jonathan’s rape of our democracy since his assault on the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday. From that well contrived and coordinated attack on INEC, many of us have gained knowledge and are humbled because the world does not appear as simple as it once did and […]

Editorial: President Jonathan against the People || Ekiti electoral heist ||Azazi stated that Boko Haram is a PDP affair shortly before he was killed

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

The Jonathan Presidency has finally come to its neo-Fascist full term by turning the Nigerian State against the Peoples of Nigeria via the ridiculous reasons given for the postponement of the elections; a Federal High Court had previously pronounced a judgment to the effect that it is illegal for soldiers to be used for security […]

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G NEWS: Osun Defender Editor, Arrested For Taking Live Picture Of Tribunal’s Judgement

Capture

One of the OSUN DEFENDER editors, at the early hours of today, was arrested for taking live pictures of tribunal’s judgement in Osun State. More to follow…

Editorial: NO to Jonathan’s Neo-Fascist Presidency; Agbaje as the forerunner of a script blackmailing Nigeria into interim government

Education Under Jonathan: The Good, The Bad, The Secrets

When Jimi Agbaje, the PDP Governorship candidate in Lagos State declared that the Niger Delta would take back its oil if Goodluck Jonathan loses the presidential election, little was it known that he was the forerunner of a script being hatched by the Jonathan Presidency where his continuous stay in power is hinged on either […]

Campaign clowns, zonal zealots and partisan priests (1) By Segun Gbadegesin

ISSUES-IN-THE-NEWS

Election seasons never disappoint. There is always something entertaining or distressing, some inspiring words that rise above the fray or some gutter language that defies logic and decency. There are admirable efforts to build bridges and unify, just as there are rabble-rousing charlatans on behalf of maintaining the fault lines and divisions of ethnicity and […]

‘Valentine’ elections and Drums of war, Like the Asari Dokubos of the world threatening…

Some-youths-on-the-rampage-during-2011-general-elections

There is fear that the history of rigging and violence will repeat itself in the elections starting on February 14, 2015, CHUX OHAI writes A few weeks ago, a popular standup comedian based in Lagos needed financial support for a project he wanted to start. But when he approached a relative for help, he got […]

FEMI FANI-KAYODE: THE SON OF FANI POWER – By Goke Butika

Femi Fani Kayode

“Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.” -Charles Dickens This is quite interesting. Mr. Femi Fanikayode is the Presidential campaign spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and he is struggling very hard to deliver on his mandate. Yes, give it to him, Femi is a smooth talker, he is passionate about anything […]

TAKING THEIR OWN LIVES: Why are Nigerians committing suicide?

suicide

Why are Nigerians committing suicide? It is time to find out and arrest the trend According to some recent statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO), no fewer than a million people die annually from suicide, which represents a global mortality rate of 16 people per 100,000 or one death every 40 seconds. Even more […]

Editorial: Who is Afraid of Obasanjo?

I Have Link To Boko Haram, Says Obasanjo

As a retired general of the Nigerian Army and a three-time head of the Nigerian State, General Obasanjo is well aware of the reality of all the issues and positions he had taken up and is taking up; right from his role at the onset of the Biafran invasion of Yorubaland to the Odi/Zaki Biam […]

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