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1998: A Watershed year By Jaye Gaskia

The year was 1998, the campaign of civil disobedience encapsulated in the burgeoning across the country in intensified and intensifying mass street protests, was gaining in momentum and gaining in

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Towards the 2019 general elections; interrogating campaign promises and electoral programs

. BY JAYE GASKIA The long awaited 2019 general elections are just around the corner; and the Presidential and National Assemblies elections are just barely six [6] weeks ahead. As

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President Buhari, WAEC and PDP’s toxic air

By Garba Shehu The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, Friday, said the controversy concerning President Muhammadu Buhari’s school certificate is embarrassing and felt a sense of duty to produce and

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Atiku and the rise of Peter Obi by Reuben Abati

Shortly after former Vice President Atiku Abubakar became the flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on October 6, party members and other stakeholders began to recommend running mates for

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5 facts opposition fails to say about Buhari’s administration

By Abdulrazak Enesi Essentially, opposition is a key component of any democratic set-up anywhere in the world. Governance loses its allure and substance once there is no opposition in place.

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Buhari, 2019 elections and the law by Reuben Abati

President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly declared in China, last Sunday, that he believes in the idea of free and fair elections, and that he is committed to this pillar of the

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Rule of Law: The President got it wrong by Reuben Abati

It is unfortunate that the most important statement made so far at the on-going Annual Conference of the Nigeria Bar Association, an outright derogation of the supremacy of the rule

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National Security Vs. Rule of Law: President Buhari’s statement ultra vires Nigeria constitution

By Dr. Kayode Olukayode Ajulo The commentary of the President of Nigeria at the opening of this year’s annual Nigeria Bar Conference in Abuja to the effect that national interest

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A Dry Sallah And Other Stories by Reuben Abati

“Baba is back, we thank God” “You have started your mischief again. Baba said he will be back in two weeks, and he is back, so what is special about

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Understanding APC and the crisis of defections by Reuben Abati

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the “factional” leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reportedly asked Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki to resign his position as Senate President. What exactly

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