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When Bishop Delisle College Old Students of ‘95 Set Reunited in Lokoja

By Michael Jegede It was a moment of great joy and excitement for the members of the 1995 set of Bishop Delisle College Old Students Association, BIDOSA ‘95, when they...

INEC, Electronic Voting and Credible Polls

Nigeria’s election management body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), recently reiterated its plan to fully migrate from manual to electronic...

June 12 as a Signpost for Democracy

On June 12, 1993, over 14 million Nigerians went out to vote with great excitement and eagerness to elect their president, between Chief Moshood Kashi­mawo Olawale...

Transparency International’s Corruption Index and Nigeria’s Poor Rating

On January 23, 2020, Transparency International (TI), the well-respected global corruption watchdog, founded in 1993 and headquartered in Berlin, Germany, released its...

Kogi and Yahaya Bello’s Agricultural Revolution

About a year after Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State assumed office, he launched the Agricultural Revolution Programme (ARP) as a move towards the actualization of his...

Pan African Parliament and Forced Migration

The African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of State and Government at its 32nd Ordinary Session held on February 10 and 11, 2019, launched the AU Theme of the Year 2019:...

Kogi 2019: Onoja as Bello’s Running Mate

After his emergence as the flag bearer of All Progressives Congress (APC) from the primary poll conducted on August 29, 2019, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State...

Opinion: Kogi Guber, APC and Bello’s Candidature

The Kogi State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary held on August 29, 2019 was an easy win for the incumbent governor, His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya...

Opinion: Ajaokuta Steel and Nigeria’s Industrialization Dream

By Michael Jegede. After Nigeria’s attainment of independence in 1960, we have had various industrial and economic development plans, designed for the purpose of...

Opinion: INEC and Gov. Bello’s Alleged Double Registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) penultimate week released a statement accusing the Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello of registering a...