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‘Why Nigerians Must Respect Office Of The President’

‘Why Nigerians Must Respect Office Of The President’
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A socio-political group under the aegis of United Summit Friends Development Association has cautioned Nigerians, especially politicians, against making unguarded or derogatory statements on the office of the president. Addressing journalists in Abuja yesterday, the national patron of the association, Chief Darlington Agha, noted that the office of the president is the country’s symbol of […]

What Is Gbemi Saraki Still Doing In PDP? By B. Bature

What Is Gbemi Saraki Still Doing In PDP? By B. Bature
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“I want to assure you that the PDP remains a united party in Kwara State under a collective leadership. Everyone is a stakeholder. No single man or woman shall be superior to the rest of us. No individual shall appropriate the collective commonwealth to satisfy personal desires and ego…” The above excerpt was from a […]

Buhari: A Hero Then, A Hero Now, By SKC Ogbonnia

Buhari: A Hero Then, A Hero Now, By SKC Ogbonnia
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Too much ink has already been spilled expressing that any democracy without a dynamic opposition is not only prone to dictatorship but also breeds corruption, as honey attracts bees. History also tells us that a culture of weak opposition amidst mass discontent has the tendency to provoke mass revolt or military takeover of government. That […]

Buhari And The Lion Of Bourdillon, By Femi Aribisala

Buhari And The Lion Of Bourdillon, By Femi Aribisala
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Why is Buhari, Mr. Anti-Corruption, now suddenly determined to shield corrupt politicians from prosecution? One month ago, the APC had whipped its supporters into frenzy in believing it was bound to win an election it really had no chance of winning. In truth, if the election had been conducted then for the chairman of the […]

Learning from Yesterday, By Wole Soyinka

Learning from Yesterday, By Wole Soyinka
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The Nigerian variation on any universal practice is guaranteed to develop a character of its own, quite unique, but of course uniqueness is not always a virtue, and some forms of originality actually set one’s teeth on edge. So let me warn from the onset that I shall not follow the formula that is fast […]

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