2023: Can we have issue-based campaign?

2023: Can we have issue-based campaign?

Political campaign for the 2023 general elections will start on Wednesday, September 28, and end on February 23, 2023, for Presidential and National Assembly elections, going by the timetable issued by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Ogun: Amosun’s demolition, Abiodun’s compensation

Ogun: Amosun’s demolition, Abiodun’s compensation

LAST week, a sore point in the Ogun State social experience was addressed as the Dapo Abiodun government began paying compensation to owners of properties demolished by the administration of Senator Ibikunle Amosun, ostensibly to facilitate the expansion of some road projects that were never executed across the state.

Still on Osun governorship election

In a matter of weeks, voters in Osun will again cast their ballots to elect a governor who will run the affairs of the state for the next four years. With governorship candidates drawn from different political parties fighting hard to occupy ‘Bola Ige House’, July 16, 2022 promises to be a battle of wits between diverse contenders: the incumbent with experience on the one hand, and the political greenhorns, on the other hand, all jostling for the highest office in the state. Without a shred of doubt, it will most certainly be a clash of supremacy between unpretentious reality and fictive perceptions.

Oyetola defeats Oyetola: Five reasons why APC lost Osun election

Oyetola defeats Oyetola: Five reasons why APC lost Osun election

Governor Gboyega Isiaka Oyetola has lost the 2022 governorship election that was to return him to office for another four years.

The murder of Bamise and other sad tales in the South West

The murder of Bamise and other sad tales in the South West

At 22, she had already mapped out her career path. She wanted to be a fashion designer and she was ready to sacrifice her comfort to achieve her aim in life. With her choice of Lekki area as location of her shop and studio house during the week, to commute to Sango area of Ogun State to be with her parents and siblings at weekends, Oluwabamise Ayankole dreamt of rubbing shoulders with the high and mighty in the society. She knew that through determination and hard work, her dream would become a reality. That dream has, however, been cut short by ritualists who were allegedly working in collaboration with a BRT bus driver.

Sanwo-Olu and governance in recess

Sanwo-Olu and governance in recess

Since the declaration of the presidential aspiration of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governor Babajide Sanwoolu has abandoned governance in Lagos State.

Electoral Act 2022: The 12-year old trajectory

Electoral Act 2022: The 12-year old trajectory

The decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to eventually give his assent to the new Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2022 ends the 12-year journey of the old law under which three general elections and many other isolated polls have been conducted.

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