Read about the tense, high-wire politicking of the PDP first Presidential Convention, see statistic, active players and more
Exactly 22 years ago, the PDP held its first ever national convention to select a presidential candidate, and kick-start 16 years of ruling partyship in Nigeria. Jos was the battleground. Read about the tense, high-wire politicking of that day.
February 14, 2021
Mr Donald Trump who was sworn in as President of the United States on 20 January 2017 will leave office tomorrow, Wednesday, 20 January 2021. In four years, he became a bogeyman to a large percentage of his people and outsiders. He kept the world in tenterhooks by the way he governed, making people to fear that he might, one day, set the globe on fire! That period of apprehension will be over tomorrow. Professor Wole Soyinka was among those who saw through the man and gave a storm warning to US voters that they were about to buy themselves a pile of troubles if they voted Trump in as President. Soyinka was ignored.
January 19, 2021
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, popularly called BAT, is a master strategist, generalissimo, who has dominated the politics of Nigeria’s commercial capital for over two decades, Tinubu, has long been overdue and expected to make a run for the country’s top job.
January 3, 2021
Ayoade, who was a member of the 2005 national political reform conference, rejected the ongoing efforts by the national assembly to amend the constitution which he said is “totally flawed.”
December 30, 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has said he will not speak on the alleged shooting of #EndSARS protesters in Lekki,…
October 25, 2020
Wole Soyinka at 86 will publish a new novel titled ”Chronicles of the Happiest People on Earth” in…
October 18, 2020
Judge him by his modest frame, and you would be making a big mistake. Consider the weight of…
October 16, 2020
The tension-soaked Edo governorship election may have been concluded with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announcing Governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the poll. However, one is not unmindful of the fact that the election may not have been completely over as it were. Obaseki’s main challenger, the All Progressives Congress candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, says he is still studying the result and consulting widely on his next line of action. This is within his sphere to do.
September 26, 2020
Tinubu on the other hand is different. He joined with President Buhari to form this party. He sees the party as an essential institution to provide Nigerians the democratic good governance and progressive reform needed. He also established a fine track record as a creative and innovative governor, one of the nation’s best and most productive - Tunde Rahaman
July 12, 2020
A rare one, this! The only known meeting between two visionaries whose lives would be cut short by…
July 2, 2020