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Opinion/Columns

Super Eagles And Marcus The Pig At The World Cup By Reuben Abati

There has been nothing in recent memory like the build up to Nigeria’s first match at the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia. Football is Nigeria’s greatest unifier:

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“Just do good”: A June 12 story by Reuben Abati

I used to have a friend we called Alhaji Bashy. He was not a Muslim. No. But he called himself Alhaji Bashy, even if that was not his real name.

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June 12 Tsunami And The Ones Who Won’t Forgive Buhari

By Garba Shehu An old Chinese proverb says: Do good, reap good; do evil, reap evil. This short proverb sums the intensity of attacks against President Muhammadu Buhari, not leaving

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Personal and institutional integrity By Folu Olamiti

Integrity has been described as the attributes of being honest and having strong moral principles, sterling qualities or moral uprightness. It is a personal decision to hold one-self to consistent,

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Obasanjo and the extent of presidential powers

By Reuben Abati More than a week after President Olusegun Obasanjo released his state of the nation commentary and devastating assessment of the Buhari administration, it has remained the main

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The Season Of Recanting By Reuben Abati

“I wish I could travel to the US right now” “Why? Why not wait till summer time?” “No, I feel like going there physically to tell President Donald Trump exactly

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Buhari: Between yesterday and tomorrow by Reuben Abati

I wrote the following piece, presented in italics, shortly after the postponement of the 2015 Presidential elections. It is important that the reader approaches it with an open mind, with

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Atiku, Atikulation And Other Stories by Reuben Abati

“I hear say Atiku don port oh, from APC to God knows where…” “He used to be a Customs officer.  Going from one port to another should not be an

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Go, Mugabe, Go

by Reuben Abati. Since August, I have been the anchorperson of a programme on television called ThisDay Live where we discuss political matters – local and global. The programme is

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Buhari and the allegation of Northernization

By Reuben Abati  Perhaps the biggest news this week so far, has been the attempt by the Presidency to debunk the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari has been kinder to Northerners

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