Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers

In Defence of Rotimi Amaechi - The recent outbreak of a political quarrel between Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State and political interests obviously inspired by President Goodluck Jonathan is an unfortunate development for Nigeria’s desperate search for a political order based on democracy. In less than a fortnight, federal aviation authorities have grounded Governor Amaechi’s brand new official executive jet with a litany of spurious bureaucratic excuses. Almost simultaneously, an Abuja high court has delivere