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DE-ROBING LADY JUSTICE

Predictably, the Justices of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Tanko, arrived at the judicial answer to the PDP’s appeal without even looking at the question. While I am not part of those that believed that the PDP won the elections,nor was I expecting The Courts to...

AMINA ZAKARI IS PDP’s BAGGAGE

The INEC has been in the eye of the storm over the announcement by its Chairman that Commissioner Amina Zakari will Head an in-house committee to oversee the management/ administration of the elections day facility/Collation Centre at the International Conference...

Opinion: Deconstructing the Atiku Plan(1)

I struggled with myself over making my opinion public on the Atiku Plan. In our clime, nuances of opinion is usually considered an “anti-party” activity. After due consideration, I have decided to make my thoughts open for three reasons: 1) In 2015, the APC’s plan to...

2019 ELECTIONS: CAN INEC BE TRUSTED?

Few days to the 2015 elections, the then opposition party, the APC, using front organisations, took out front page advertorials alleging that the INEC had concluded plans to rig the polls in favour of the ruling PDP. This allegation which was promptly rejected by the...

OSUN RE-RUN ELECTIONS: THE SODOMIZATION OF DEMOCRACY 

Shortly after the September 22nd, 2018 Osun governorship elections were declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), this writer had resolutely defended that decision and anchored that defence upon the legal framework that undergirded...

OSUN 2018 GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: FACTS DO NOT LIE

It is no longer news that the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) declared the Osun State Governorship election inconclusive. This bold action has triggered all manners of verbal umbrage against the Umpire but notably targeted at the Head of INEC,...

CAN INEC RIG 2019 ELECTIONS?

Dateline: 14th April 2007; Time : 3.45pm; Location: INEC State Collation Centre Asaba, Delta state. There was apprehension in the Hall. Field reports that were trickling in showed that the DPP candidate, Great Ogboru was giving the PDP’s candidate, Dr Emmanuel...