The thesis of this piece is that until political parties in opposition are more organized, purposeful and functioning beyond participating in elections, it is unimaginable and futile to expect governance…

That Mr Atiku Abubakar resigned from the APC a few days ago certainly did not come as a surprise to me and many other Nigerians; it has always been a…

The All Progressives Congress (APC) was formed on 6 February 2013, and, in less than two years, won Nigeria’s presidential election held on 28 March 2015. That victory was largely…

Animals teach us much about ourselves. So many human behavioural traits can be explained by a study of the behaviour of certain animals. Take, for example, the art of deception,…

The ruling party, All Progressive Congress, (APC) has come under contemptuous criticisms by majority of Nigerians who are disenchanted with the leadership of APC government. The recent increase in the…

Nigeria’s political discourse is stuck, rather tragically, in a familiar binary pattern. On one side, there are the bashers of President Muhammadu Buhari; on the other, those who feel duty…

Last Saturday, voters in Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers State cast their votes in a rerun election to choose lawmakers at the state and national assemblies. At stake: three seats in the…