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Gov Shema: We won’t take Buhari factor for granted

Governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State has robust political antecedents. A lawyer by training, he was the deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He worked closely with the late President Umaru Yar’Adua when he was the governor in Katsina before succeeding him.Only recently, he was the coordinator of the north-west zone of the President Jonathan/Sambo campaign. Now, he is seeking re-election via next month’s polls

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DEMOCRACY BY COURT ORDERS: Candidates’ list for April elections: The courts have it!

Obviously, the judiciary is on the march. However, the direction in which it is marching is now the subject of grave concern in political circles. Democracy may well be defined as government of the people, by the people and for the people, considering the overwhelming role the judiciary has so far played in determining the authenticity of candidates of various political parties for next month’s general elections. But this has left many wondering whether it cannot be rightly said that Nigeria is practising ‘Democracy by Court Orders’.

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Obasanjo should prove he attended Bode George’s reception in error – Babatope

Chief Ebenezer Babatope is the chairman of Inter-Party Relations Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which is one of the committees of the Presidential Campaign Council of President Jonathan/Sambo ambition. The lawyer, who served as Minister of Transport during the General Sani Abacha military regime, in this interview, speaks on the chances of his party in the South-West, stressing that political parties including PDP have no ideological existence. “We have no ideological existence

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Ides of March in Delta

SINCE last Monday, March 7, when Justice I.N. Buba of the Federal High Court, Asaba, Delta State adjourned judgment on the suit filed by Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, seeking the consolidation of his tenure till 2015 to Monday, March 14, the chatter among the political class is: Beware of the Ides of March.

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