THE BENEFICIARIES OF NIGERIA’S ELECTORAL PROCESS BY ODIASE

Electoral Contests come and go with electioneering brouhaha and frenzy but the songs of victory and lamentations of defeat linger till the next round of elections. As usual, victory song is never concordant to the nature of defeat in the same way that lamentations of loss or misfortune are invariably discordant to the nature of victory and success. Even so, both sides of the divide consider their songs and lamentations decidedly melodious and classic. The reality is that in all electoral contests, there must be winners and losers. Thus, in…

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DELTA GUBERNATORIAL 2019: MEN THAT ARE LIKELY TO RUN…

If 2014/2015 was a year we played dirty and nice just to sell our individual candidates, be prepared to have triple fold of it in 2018/2019 Delta Gubernatorial. It’s a fight to finish. The dice we threw then will be changed. The dance beat will also change, not because the dancers are really different but because the drum beaters are different and the stage totally different. Ifeanyi Okowa: The Ekwueme of the Universe. To say he won’t run for  Delta Gubernatorial is like saying you were not created but fell…

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DELTA ELECTION AS 2019 GUINEA PIG

Though the LG election in Delta state has come and gone, leaving the entire Deltans as ‘causalities’, not of a civil war but a deformed democratic process occasioned by the will of man. An outcome that has, in turn, left the proponents of disorder praying in their inner selves for courage and stamina to face Deltans they have wronged. Coincidentally, while Deltans were mourning this political regression which has become a reality to worry about, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja released the electoral timetable for the 2019…

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