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APRIL 27,  2015   VOL. 37. NO. 2

The Disgraceful Fall of the PDP
The 2015 general elections expose the inner skin of the People’s Democratic Party as an empty behemoth lacking in organisation.

Foreword - Editor's Column

Morally Bankrupt, All
I don’t know if the President-elect, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, was correctly quoted. But if he said what was carried in the Sunday

How INEC Defeated Jonathan
By Femi Aribisala
If you did not see my column last week, it was because I did not want to rain on anyone’s parade. I

How Obasanjo Destroyed PDP
By Ochereome Nnanna
OUR people have a saying: “o na abu agbachaa oso a guo mile” – after the race you count the number

Wike Wins
The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Nyesom Wike wins the governorship elections in Rivers state after a tumultuous contest

Triumph of A Godfather
Akinwumi Ambode, former Accountant General of Lagos state, rides on the crest of Bola Tinubu to win the keenly contested governorship election

Imo: Another Jinxed Contest
For the third time in eight years, gubernatorial election results in Imo State are declared

A Helper’s Headache
A woman is accused of stealing her niece but the child’s mother insists she gave her the baby

Gale of Defections
Victory of Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress at the last presidential elections opens the floodgate for defections

Cruising Tenure
The ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra state records a landslide victory in the state House of Assembly polls

Toeing the Line
Results of the State Houses of Assembly election follow the trend of the National Assembly

Royal Goof
Oba Rilwan Akiolu of Lagos state takes the flaks for alleged death threat to Igbo in Lagos over the state governorship elections

Tragic Murders
Fear and anger grip Ngor Okpala villagers in Imo state as politically motivated killings spread

Unending Crisis
Attempt by 19 opposition APC lawmakers in Ekiti state to serve impeachment notice on Governor Ayo Fayose triggers fresh round of political crisis

Raped to Death?

A senior official of Abia state government is detained for allegedly raping his 11 year old house-maid to death

Buhari’s Burden
Amidst muted struggle for positions in the in-coming APC government, the grim reality of the task before him begins to dawn on the president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari

Giant Losers
Major upsets were recorded in the last National Assembly election which analyts describe as a political earthquake

Business & Economy
Pleasant Surprises
Despite the cautious optimism about the nation’s economic outlook, quoted banks on the Nigerian Stock Exchange post impressive results

Lean Purse
The devaluation of the naira takes a toll on importation and revenue accruing to the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS

Back of the Book
Back To Base?
Samson Yebowei Siasia, after an unimpressive outing with the senior nation team, is flying with the under-23 cadet team, from where he was seconded

Douglas Takes A Bow
Environmental rights activist and special adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on research, documentation and strategy, Oronto Douglas, dies of cancer related complications at 49

Night Diary
"Work Na Work"

By Chibuike Osuji
For two days, I was Chambalin's guest in his residence in Warri. He was a childhood friend and a course


Nyesom Wike

Morally Bankrupt, All
I don’t know if the President-elect, Major General Muhammadu Buhari,

How INEC Defeated Jonathan

The Obasanjo-Buhari Coup

Wole Soyinka’s Seismic Shift

Re: Soludo and Okonjo-Iweala: N30 trillion Mismanagement Claim

Debate: Buhari Has Only Contempt For Nigerians

What Fuel Price Cut Proves

The 2015 Elections and Education Reform in Nigeria

Explanations Buhari Owes The Igbo Race

Between Jonathan And Buhari

Soyinka’s call to Anarchy

Jonathan As Obasanjo’s Nemesis

What Exactly Is ‘Clueless’ About Goodluck Jonathan?(3)

The Good About SA’s Betrayal

What Is 'Clueless' About Jonathan?(2)

What Is 'Clueless' About Jonathan(1)?

Why Nigeria’s Future Is Tied To The Girl-child

Why We Should Vote Goodluck(2)

Policing Has Changed

PDP Zoning: Like Ekiti, Like Imo

Terrorism: Nigeria Is on Course
By Mike Okiro
On 17th April, 2012, back home in Nigeria, at the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja, there was an International Summit on

Re: The Transgression in the Aviation Sector
By Joe Obi

Challenge Of Regional Development in Nigeria: The Case Of The Niger Delta
By Elder Godsday Peter Orubebe

Flood: ‘People Ignored our Warning’
– Babatunde Olowookere,

Special Report
Uncommon Strides
Nigeria’s Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Adaeze Oduah profers uncommon solutions to challenges in the nation’s aviation sector

‘We Put Airlines Through Acid Test’
— Stella Oduah, Aviation Minister


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