Political Notes

Understanding why Buhari failed

By Emmanuel Aziken The unusual turnout of travelers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja yesterday, the last working day of the Muhammadu Buhari administration could be interpreted in various ways by political pundits. Some could have seen the mass movement through the airport as indicative of the claim that people like Chief Bode George […]
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As Tinubu shouts for joy

By Emmanuel Aziken The camp of All Progressives Congress, APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was ecstatic on Friday morning after it emerged that President Muhammadu Buhari had agreed to campaign for him in ten states of the country. The news was relayed by Olorogun Festus Keyamo, the spokesman of the Tinubu Campaign in a […]

Issues from Buhari’s latest hospital visit

By Emmanuel Aziken President Muhammadu Buhari’s state visit to Kogi State last Thursday was arguably an opener to the secrets of the Governor Yahaya Bello legacy in infrastructure. While the president commissioned a number of projects during the state visit, the most emotive for many people may be the Reference Hospital in Okene. That hospital is acclaimed […]

Soludo’s Cat and Mouse game with Peter Obi

By Emmanuel Aziken Governor Chukwuma Soludo stirred not a little controversy when he received Atiku Abubakar on Thursday and dubbed him one of two serious contenders in the presidential contest. Soludo’s decision to narrow down the presidential contest to two persons left many wandering as to who besides his assumed favourite, that is Atiku, was the other […]

Understanding Tinubu’s Buga Dance

By Emmanuel Aziken Only very few have seen Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in such a buoyant mood as he was last Monday as the APC presidential candidate and his team members swayed to the beats of African music legend, Kizz Daniel in a London restaurant. All the stress that many of us had seen on the […]

Sweet and sour tales about Aisha Buhari and the next First Lady

By Emmanuel Aziken With Nigerians closely monitoring the activities of the major presidential candidates, it is not surprising that their wives are now turning into an issue in the campaign. The focus on the wives of the candidates have been especially ignited by the actions and inactions of the outgoing First Lady, Aisha Buhari. After […]

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