Politics Archive

Youths in Politics: How ready are they? By Shammah Peters

Like most practical people, I also believe age is no excellent yardstick for measuringmaturity. But when our assumed politically indifferent youths suddenly pick interests inpolitics to the point that they begin to actively campaign and contest for power; we justmight want to shove our

Nigeria: China and our Sovereignty Question By Tony Ademiluyi

From time immemorial, nations have had the quest to be Sovereign with their affairs governed with autochthony rather than externally. The rise and fall of the great world empires like the Greek, Roman, Persian, Babylonian etc have their roots in the desire by mortals

Nigerian Population Explosion: Was Malthus right? By Tony Ademiluyi

In the 19th century, English scholar, Thomas Malthus in his widely read book ‘An Essay on the principle of population’ warned the world that the geometric growth of human beings will far outstrip the resources needed to take care of them. He warned that

Whither the NDDC? By Tony Ademiluyi

Crude oil or the black gold was first discovered in Oloibiri in the present day Bayelsa state in 1956 four years to the nation’s political independence. Some political analysts have opined that if this discovery had come much earlier, the British would not have

NDDC Probe: National Assembly may decide Akpabio’s fate today

The National Assembly may most likely decide the fate of the Minister for the Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio who is facing allegations of allegedly embezzling funds meant for the development of the Niger Delta. Akpabio was accused by Joy Nunieh, a former


There was a mild drama at the national assembly complex today when Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Daniel Pondei, appeared to faint as the House of Representatives committee on NDDC grilled him on Monday. Mr Pondei was being question about

Photos: I’m Proud of My Big Backside – Former Minister

A former Deputy minister of communications in Ghana under former president John Dramani Mahama administration, Ms Victoria Lakshmi Hamah has disclosed that shes very proud of he endowed backside Victoria Hamah was responding to questions on Metro TV’s Good Evening Ghana that she may

How Magu’s Fall Silences Buhari’s Anti-corruption Vuvuzela ByAbubakar Adam Ibrahim

The last 48 hours have been rather exciting in the newsroom. The irony of the Economic and Financial Crime boss, Ibrahim Magu’s travail has a rather tragi-comic element to it. Nigeria’s anti-corruption alpha dog allegedly caught with his snout in the soup pot is

RIP Abiola Ajimobi By Tony Ademiluyi

The eternal words of English Playwright, William Shakespeare ring true of the late Senator Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi. ‘Some are born great, others achieve greatness while the rest have greatness thrust upon them.’ Ajimobi was the epitome of the second type of greatness as he

Ize-Iyamu vs Obaseki: The Wheel Comes Full Circle By Tony Ademiluyi

In 2016, political pundits opined that the successor to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole would be Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. The Redeemed Christian Church of God Area Pastor had come a long way in the game called politics. He started it long before Oshiomhole dreamt of becoming