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The Ali-Anenih story: Oshiomhole as a Modern-day Revisionist

By Francis Ehigiator Reading through a syndicated story without a by-line in the Daily Sun of Thursday, January 29, 2015 at page 11 with the headline: “Anenih ‘ll fail again in Edo, says Oshiomhole”, I marveled at the ridiculous attempt by the governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, to revise history.  For those who are

The Thought of a Buhari Presidency

By Abba Adakole Since emerging as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), former military strongman General Muhammadu Buhari has played the fox. The man, whose presidential ambition has seen him through three previous unsuccessful contests, simply offered himself like a lamb to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the Yoruba APC apparatchik to

Buhari vs Jonathan: How both will fare at the ballot

By Femi Ayelabowo When a relatively unknown retired Army Signals Corps officer from Ondo State was appointed President Goodluck Jonathan’s Chief of Staff almost a year ago, very few people rightly identified the move as a nod to the South West ahead of the 2015 presidential elections.  Retired Brigadier General Jones Oladehinde Arogbofa’s appointment was