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The Emperor Of Oyo -Dele Agekameh

Ajimobi has once again showed us the dearth of our government institutions, which are, in practice, more and more subsumed into the single office of the top executive. The powers of the president and governors are swallowing our government institutions ...

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Road To Making Buhari The Fuhrer, By Festus Adedayo

More complicating…is Buhari’s human rights pedigree. Allowing him go the route of his proposal is to assist him grow the seed of despotism latent in him. There are fears that topmost on Buhari’s mind…was his craving to keep Dasuki and ...

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In Ekiti, Stomach Infrastructure Has Changed Hands, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

…just as both men traded places at the two ends of victory, after the 2014 and 2018 elections, stomach infrastructure has only just changed hands… In the end, the people are the biggest losers — because no one can in ...

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Buhari And The June 12 saga -Abati

There are three aspects – the strategic, the political and the legal – to the Federal Government’s decision to replace May 29 with June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, and to confer on the late Chief MKO Abiola, the highest honour in ...

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OMO OLOORE- What Makes The Difference? (PART 1)

Politics is a game of interests.  Three major interests in politics are: interest of the party platform upon which the public office holder gets to office, interest of the people who gives the public office holder the mandate to serve ...

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Where Is The Nigerian Opposition? – Reuben Abati

Less than a year to the next general elections in Nigeria, the biggest deficit in the political process leading to that moment is the absence of a robust, virile and effective opposition. The role of the opposition in a democracy ...

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Africa: A Continent Without Democrats -Reuben Abati

The second wave of democratization in Africa, beginning in the 80s, and the gradual establishment of democracy as the new normal in the continent brought much hope and excitement. As we have seen in the recent intervention by the military ...

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