Politics

Imperatives of the Nigerian History

By: Toriola Adedayo [Contributor] “We learn from history that we do not learn from history” is a statement by Georg Hegel, a German philosopher, depicting the recompensation a nation gets for losing its touch with history. Or in the Nigerian case, to rattle in the darkness of its own past. […]

Aluta Continua: Is Victory Certain?

By: Ochi, Maduabuchi In the words of Ojo Aderemi, the President of the Students’ Union in 2017 to his successors, “due process and protests are the same”. “Protests are a process to get what’s due,” he noted. Seen through this meticulous lens, it seems like the recent steps of the […]

Students Leaders, Resist The Temptation Of Pharaoh

By: Ochi, Maduabuchi One political cycle has ended and we have come under the democratically elected rule of another for the next year. I would like to first of all start with a big congratulations to those executives who managed to pull ahead of their opponents in the polls, coming […]

UI vs UITES: Social Contract or Democracy?

By – Nnamdi Maduabuchi The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines democracy as “government by the people” or more robustly “a government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections”. In the real […]

Audit 5: Has Bam Connect Really Connected To His Manifesto?

By: Favour Bamijoko Olaniyan Ibrahim Olalekan, popularly called Bam Connect has been in the political terrain since his first year, serving in different positions in the Great Independence Hall. Mr Ibrahim Olalekan political expeditions have been limited to the washed out walls of the Great Independence Hall, but one can […]