The National Working Committee (NWC) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said there would be no imposition of candidate or display of impunity in its primary election for Ekiti governorship race.Read More
Prior to the ascension of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to the Presidency in 1999, Nigeria was a pariah in the comity of nations due to her deplorable track records in human rights abuses as epitomized by the late Sani Abacha government and unassailable corruption index.Read More
Something is fundamentally wrong with our politics. The winner-takes-all mentality makes every contest for power a zero-sum-game, which in essence reduces elections to a do-or-die affair.Read More
POLITICS is war by another means. The process of voting to choose leaders and representatives is a battle in the larger front of the war theatre.Read More
INTRODUCTION: Whenever I was incarcerated by successive military regimes from 1985-1998, Amnesty International (AI) waged an effective campaign for my release. Through the activities of the AI and other progressive organisations I was able to regain my personal liberty without any conditionality. Notwithstanding that I was charged with many criminal offences including treasonable felony the AI declared me a prisoner of conscience.Read More
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said Saturday’s judgement of the Taraba State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal is the clearest indication yet that the PDP has started harvesting what it sowed in its years of impunity and recklessness, hence it should blame
itself for whatever tragedy has now befallen it.