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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

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

The elective Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that took place at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Saturday, December 9, was a charade and an anti-climax. Everyone who had been a witness to the travails of the once-upon-a-time ruling Read more

Reuben ABATI

I had a clear lead in fourteen local governments while the gap was very close in the six other council areas. It was however a shocker we got when INEC announced figures from the six council areas of Ogun Central Senatorial District and Ado-Odo/Ota Read more

Opinion

Outgoing Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has declared that if members of the crumbling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) remain committed to the vision of its founding fathers and work very hard, the party will return to power at the Read more

News

As Nigeria prepares for the rescheduled elections in March 2015, Trumpet conducts a poll to gauge the electorate's choice as the next President. Read more

Opinion

I always take exception and umbrage at hearing that slogan "Ibadan ki sin eniyan le’meji...". (Ibadan people do not serve the same leader twice). What about other Oyo State people? It is as preposterous as it is denigrating. Read more

Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

In Nigeria, nothing sells like unnecessary drama. Aminu Tambuwal who emerged from the clear blue and became the Speaker of the House of Representatives has decided, all on his own, to drop us in it again. Read more

Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID

Yes, former Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Dr Adebayo Alao-Akala “stormed” Ibadan, the Oyo State capital recently, 4th September 2014, with thousands (I will actually say, hundreds) of his supporters (possibly rented-crowd or just plain deluded) Read more

Akintokunbo A ADEJUMO

That the Presidency will take more than a passing interest in the coming governorship polls in Ekiti and Osun in view of the 2015 election is expected. However, to profit from the state elections President Goodluck Jonathan and his team have to make Read more

Ekiti

Meet the Ekiti State Governorship candidates for the June 21 2014 elections. Read more

Ekiti

I first encountered Ayo Fayose quite a few years ago through a mutual restaurateur friend in South London. I think the man was known as Oluwayose back then, and I think he worked mostly as a cab driver around town. But even then, there was a Read more

Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID 2 Comments

You were ruthless and politically ignorant and the result of your betrayal is evident today for all to see. You went down and took everyone down with you - you, who was once thought to be "Our Awolowo incarnate" Read more

Opinion

A motion before Nigeria's upper legislative chamber moved by All Progressives Congress (APC)'s Senator Babafemi Ojudu representing Ekiti Central Senatorial district calling for the suspension of Minister of Interior, Comrade Abbah Moro and the Read more

News

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the manner with which its National Executive Committee handled the exit of its former National Chairman - Dr Bamanga Tukur, shows that the Party will continue to win elections. Read more

News

When information filtered in that former governors of Lagos and Ogun States, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Otunba Gbenga Daniel, have resolved their differences, it was not a surprise. Read more

Opinion

In the midst of the controversy surrounding its registration with the Nigeria's electoral umpire, the Kwara State branch of newly-formed opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) has said that they will send the ruling Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) Read more

Kwara

I assure the working class, farmers, professionals, intellectuals, students, and oppressed women of Ogun State for whom Labour Party was formed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) for the advancement and protection of their interests that I will Read more

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