Olalekan Waheed ADIGUN is an award-winning writer and researcher. He is a campaign consultant cum political analyst.
His acclaimed (intriguing, incisive and highly analytical) articles have appeared on reputable media like Premium Times, SaharaReporters, The Guardian, The Punch and others of suck ilk. In December, 2015 he won the Ships and Ports National Essay
Competition “Outstanding Essay Award” category.
Olalekan obtained his BSc (Politics, Philosophy & Economics) from Obafemi Awolowo
University, Ile-Ife. He recently submitted his MSc (Political Science) thesis titled "Social Protests and Political Outcomes: Analysing the Political Outcomes of the Protests Against Neo-Liberal Policies in Nigeria (2012-2016)" at the University of Lagos.
His passion for politics began as an undergraduate at Ile-Ife where he served the Students’ Union in several capacities including his election on two consecutive
occasions as member of the influential Students’ Representatives Council. In 2014, he served as volunteer for several organisations supporting General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB), including #iHaveDecided, #GoOutToVote, Coalition for Change and others. He wrote several articles and gave series of interviews on the 2015 presidential
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Witnessing the Change
by Olalekan Adigun
Prior to 2015 in Nigeria, no one in the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) thought the giant umbrella (the party’s famous logo) could be thoroughly torn apart in a presidential election except the architects of the party. The 2015 presidential election produced the unimaginable.
“Elections are won and lost on the altar of strategy,” writes the author.
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