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Oyo 2019: Seyi Makinde And The Rest Of The Pack

We are back in the season of high politicking; the race for various offices in the 2019 elections has reached a frenzy height across the polity. Contestants in the elections are hotly engaged in what can be rightly called Race ...

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Should Lai Mohammed’s N3.5mn Claim Have Been Left Off The Record?, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

In more intellectually-conscious climes, last week’s off-the-record drama would have sparked scholarly incursions into the changing values of 21st-century journalism. It would have triggered intense concerns about the gaping hole of self-regulation that must be filled if the media must ...

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Shittu, Adeosun And The NYSC -By Festus Adedayo

My take is that Adeosun’s resignation is a great development for our country… The fact that Shittu’s claim is alien to the NYSC Act makes it necessary that he should also tow the path of honour of the Adeosun kind. ...

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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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