Politics

The Crossroads Toward “Free Speech”

By: Emmanuel Utibe On the 27th of April, 2022, it was announced that the Biden government had set up the “Disinformation Governance Board” under the United States Department of Homeland Security. People on the Right Wing went on to call it the “Ministry of Truth”- a reference to George Orwell’s […]

UI SU Elections: The Politics of the Tamed

By: Timilehin Precious Akinmoyeje “We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.” — Rick Warren A look into the political sphere at the University of Ibadan would reveal a recurring cycle; lofty plans, managerial interference, conflicts of interest, and failed promises. More often […]

What Will Happen To All These Promises (Part 1)

By: Akinmoyeje Timileyin Precious   “Politics in a democracy is transactional: Politicians seek votes by promising to do things for voters, who seek promises in exchange for their votes. It is left for each side to fulfill their end of the bargain.”                                                                                                                                    George Will At the last Students’ Union […]