Politics Archive

Video – Lagos State Governor Sanwo-olu Family House Set Ablaze By Angry Youths

The family house of the Lagos state governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-olu have been set ablaze in Surulere by angry Nigerian youths due to the on-going killing of peaceful protesters by the Nigeria military. Yesterday 20th October 2020 about 20 unarmed peaceful protesters were shoot

Now, Wike is Investing By Victor Popoola

It’s often said that politics is a game. I think referring to politics as “game” is just a way to intentionally project it before the generality of people as a friendly and easy venture. To the major actors, the politicians, politics is not a


.“Failure and success are in the power of dressing; and they that are wise shall eat the fruit thereof” (my adaptation from Proverbs 18: 21).. Dressing is an expression of culture; a means of identification. From dressing mode or pattern, you can possibly tell a

AN what? ANDP!By Victor Popoola

It was breaking news on the TV: “Tribunal nullifies election of Gov. Diri and ordered INEC to conduct fresh elections within 90 days.” My initial reaction was that of shock and disbelief and my unvoiced statement was “what again?” To me the issue of

Femi Fani-Kayode eats the humble pie By Tony Ademiluyi

Chief David Femi Fani-Kayode burst into national consciousness in 1990 when as a member of the then National Republican Convention (NRC), he was appointed as the Chief Press Secretary to the former Chairman of the Party, Chief Tom Omoegbe Ikimi. He later became the

The Disinvitation of El Rufai by the NBA by Tony Ademiluyi

Mallam Nasir El-Rufai came into the public limelight in 1999 when democracy returned back to the country after a sixteen year hiatus of military misrule. The then President Olusegun Obasanjo made El-Rufai the Director-General of the Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE) which was saddled

The Arithmetics of Igbo Presidency in 2023. (Part 2)By Victor Popoola

Now in the main opposition party, PDP, the permutations even make the arithmetic more intriguing. Having  being out of power at the national level for 8 straight years, PDP will be desperate to get back what it lost in 2015 and will be keen

Diezani Alison Maduekwe’s Two Cents By Tony Ademiluyi

2006 was a defining year for affirmative action in The Shell Petroleum Development Company – the Anglo Dutch Oil Multinational which is the largest international oil company in the country. It was the year that a woman was first appointed into the company’s Board

*The Arithmetic of Igbo Presidency in 2023.* (Part 1) By Victor Popoola

It’s often said that politics is a game of numbers, and if that is true as I so believe, then politics is a game of arithmetic because arithmetic is all about numbers. In recent times, the call or agitation for the next president of

*Can Two Work Together Except They Agree? – A Case of Ondo State Governance and Missed Opportunity For Nation Building.* By Victor Popoola

There is no doubt that Nigeria is riddled with crisis, but crisis are not entirely evil. Crises are opportunities for nation building. As we consciously and sincerely resolve crisis, and more importantly, take step to ensure an identified crisis does not occur again, a