May 22, 2022

Political News in 5 (PNI5) May 22 2022

May 15, 2022

Political News in 5 (PNI5) May 15 2022

May 8, 2022

Political News in 5 (PNI5) May 8 2022

May 1, 2022

Political News in 5 (PNI5) May 1 2022 – the one about presidential aspirants in Mecca

April 24, 2022

Political News in 5 (PNI5) April 24 2022

April 17, 2022

PNI5 April 17 2022 – The One with the Voter Registration Update

April 10, 2022

PNI5 April 10 2022 – the one about anointed draftees as presidents

April 3, 2022

PNI5 April 3 2022 – The one after the attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train

December 22, 2015

Will our Parties get it right?

What in Nigeria is charcterised by: intense mutual fears and suspicions, poor organization and mobilization, intolerance and insensitivity, aggressive engagement, mobilization of primordial sentiments, corruption, uncivil […]
February 22, 2017

Edo Decides

In Benin City after the rains, come the floods and then the traffic jams. On one such typical day, a policeman cocked his gun and aimed […]
January 26, 2018

Fighting Words (2)

The 2010 Electoral Act explicitly provides that political campaigns or slogans must not be ‘tainted with abusive language directly or indirectly likely to injure religious, ethnic, […]
January 26, 2018

Voters’ Beware!

INEC’s request to extend the timetable for the 2011 elections from January to April has turned up the heat underneath our already simmering political environment. As […]
January 26, 2018

Election madness

“Shambolic and a mockery” – those are the words used to describe the recently concluded PDP primaries for the members of the House of Representatives and […]
January 26, 2018

For God and politics

Whoever said religion is the opium of the masses must have been thinking about Nigerians. Religion is the one thing that can destroy rationality faster than […]
January 26, 2018

On. Our. Marks.

The elections are 11 days away and instead of a sense of urgency from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), some civil society organizations say they […]
January 26, 2018

Our lazy opposition

It would seem that the opposition parties are serious about putting up a credible fight for Aso Rock in 2015, but in reality it is unlikely […]
February 22, 2018

Imaginary conversations taking place all over Nigeria (a wish)

“I am thinking of going into politics and running for election”, I admitted to a friend yesterday. “Wonderful. What position are you thinking of vying for?” […]