My Crowd Is Bigger Than Yours – A Journey Back In Time

By Morak Babajide-Alabi The last-minute announcement of the postponement of yesterday’s first leg of the 2019 General Elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is a clear indication of an organisation that has meticulously planned for failure for four years.  There is nothing wrong in shifting the date of an election if necessary logistics […]

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Lies, Desperation And Propaganda – The Art Of Campaigns

By Morak Babajide-Alabi Let us go a little back into the past. Especially as we prepare to vote this Saturday at Nigeria’s 2019 General Election. I have the strong urge to cast a glance back and reflect on how it was four years ago, in the run-up to the Presidential elections. The 2015 election was […]

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Rape Is Zimbabwe’s New Tool Of Oppression

By Morak Babajide-Alabi The world’s gaze is once again on the southern African country, Zimbabwe. As usual, it is not in admiration; rather it is in surprise and utmost disgust at the happenings in the country.  The world watches the unfolding events with contempt and wondering if the leaders have the moral capacity to take […]

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The World Crises Are Defining 2019

By Morak Babajide-Alabi January 2019 has been a month with lots of events and much of crises around the world. From Africa to the Americas, crises have dotted the landscape. There are no signs the situation will change for the better soon. The protagonists in these crises are digging their heels in and insisting they […]

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BREXIT Careers Off The Road As Nonagenarian Phillip Survives Crash

By Morak Babajide-Alabi The news of the car crash involving the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip came as a shock to quite some people. It was not the incident that was shocking, but the fact that the ninety-seven-year-old was behind the wheel of the overturned Land Rover. The crash which happened on Thursday night on […]

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Resolutions Are Made To Be Broken

By Morak Babajide-Alabi Let me welcome you all to 2019. It is six days into the year already, but it is never too late to exchange greetings on the crossover. 2018 was a very eventful year for us all, as individuals, as a nation and on the world scene. Let us thus congratulate ourselves for […]

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How Much Is Your PVC Worth In The Electoral Market?

By Morak Babajide-Alabi   In a few weeks, Nigerians will file out to vote in the 2019 General Elections. The elections would give the citizens the opportunity to choose leaders they think are best to direct the affairs of the country for the next four years. Voting leaders to offices in any part of the […]

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The Nigerian Legislature Wins The 2018 “Disruptive” Award

By Morak Babajide-Alabi As I was meditating on the happenings in motherland in the year 2018, I toyed with the idea of doing commentaries on each event from January to date. It was not long I realised that it will be an arduous task, as the year had been filled with some drama. One week […]

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BREXIT Brings Out The Worst In The British

By Morak Babajide-Alabi   For quite some time now the United Kingdom is the focus of political observers all over the world.  Activities in the country last week shifted focus from important news, such as the Yemen ceasefire agreement or the historic visit of the Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki to Somalia. While the world was […]

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Nigeria Politics: The Future Looks Much Like The Past

By Morak Babajide-Alabi As we match towards the 2019 Nigeria’s General Elections, I think it is wise to look back and ask ourselves what we have learnt as a nation and individuals since the last elections. We are told that the lessons of life are learnt when we look back, correct and plan for the […]

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Draft Or No Deal, BREXIT Is Far From Over

By Morak Babajide-Alabi The United Kingdom Prime Minister, Theresa May is under fire once again. Things are looking bad for her as she struggles to whip some of her party members into line and make something of the British exit from the European Union. For some time now, BREXIT has kept her awake most nights […]

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On Whose Side Is Obasanjo?

By Morak Babajide-Alabi In recent times, like many Nigerians, I have been forced to ask what the man Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo is “looking” for. With the development in the political scene and Obasanjo’s domineering role, we get a bit confused if he is a kingmaker or an irritant. A few Nigerians think the old man […]

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