Politics



Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC

Contentious FG Appointment – NDDC on Fire

For some weeks now, protest in Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger Delta region, over the appointment of a new sole administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has gradually risen to a very disturbing level. Many…












Revisiting El-Rufai’s Report on Restructuring

For many citizens, the current structure of Nigeria does not reflect a system that is capable of bringing genuine development to the Nigerian people. This has led to persistent calls for restructuring from various interest…



The Travails of Senator Ali Ndume

Senator Ali Ndume, a senator representing Borno South Senatorial District, was remanded in the National Correctional Service, Kuje FCT on the order of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court. This was due to…


The Clamour for Igbo Presidency

The clamour for Igbo presidency is often linked to the perception that Igbos have been displaced from power in the centre since the Biafran war. Some Igbos and pro-Igbo political influencers believe that an Igbo…


A Thread of Political Defections in Nigeria

Inter-party defections in politics, generally, is a liberty availed to politicians, and such defections are ideally done based on principles, ideology and public interests. The motive behind defections matter a lot as it depicts the…


Planning to Decamp: the Politics of Gov Dave Umahi

Chief Dave Umahi, the Governor of Ebonyi State, and the Chairman of the South-East Governor’s Forum told Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party and members of the National Working Committee…


Ondo State Elections Inches to a Close

Jegede (PDP) Akeredolu (APC) & Ajayi (ZLP) at their Polling Units Collation of Votes Continues 10 Local Governments have been collated and announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission. So far, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, flagbearer…