Buruji Kashamu

I used to attend meetings wearing suits. Party members looked at me suspiciously. I couldn’t miss the glances, the whispers, the murmurs but I couldn’t quite figure out what was amiss until one Sunday afternoon, I arrived at a scheduled meeting all Read more

Reuben ABATI

There are indications that Ogun State politician - Hon Ladi Adebutu who lost out in his bid to be the Governor of the State and subsequently backed Adekunle Akinlade of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) - may have done a u-turn to align with Governor Read more


Unless there are alliances of sorts, the stage seems set for a runoff. This is because each of the gubernatorial candidates appears more likely to get the required percentage of votes from only their native Senatorial districts, and not all three. Read more


I once had a taste of political violence during the 2015 Presidential campaigns. In Bauchi, our convoy was stoned. In Katsina, restless youths wielding stones and long sticks threatened to attack us. It didn’t matter that it was a Presidential Read more

Reuben ABATI

It is clear from the body language of some PDP leaders in Ogun State that appointments and contracts from Abuja are more important than electoral victory in the State. Currently, I do not consider myself an active member of the PDP, but being a Read more


The crisis in Nigeria's ruling political party - Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken another turn for the worse with the consideration to withdraw from party activities by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. Read more


  • Reuben Abati and Buruji Kashamu

  • Governor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun with Sir Kesington Adebukunola Adebutu and Hon. Oladipupo Olatunde Adebutu

  • Kashamu- Abati poster

  • Violence in Sagamu

  • The race to Ogun Government House

  • Buruji Kashamu