• The Commonsense Revolution Is Here

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    We have reached point where we must make a point. History beckons. We must answer it well or not all. To respond wisely is to open ourselves to a better future. Elections are set for March 28. They will determine the fate of the nation for years to come. There can be no more fence-sitting…

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  • BOLA TINUBU

    Polls Shift, A Blow On Democracy

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    What happened Saturday was actually not a postponement of the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) due to security or logistical reasons. What happened was the byproduct of overt political interference undermining the independence of the election management body, INEC, because one man, President Jonathan, feared that an election held on February 14…

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    Tinubu’s Reply To Ikimi

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    I ordinarily would not have responded to Tom Ikimi’s lengthy chronicle of falsehoods, cheap blackmail and abuse. My only reason for this response is that I know Tom Ikimi’s style. He subscribes to the view that no matter how unbelievable a lie may sound if you brazenly assert it and repeat it often enough you…

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    Renewing Awolowo’s Vision And Remaking Nigeria

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    Brief Remarks as Chief Presenter at the Public Presentation of Wale Adebanwi’s Yoruba Elites and Ethnic Politics in Nigeria: Obafemi Awolowo and Corporate Agency, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Agip Hall, Muson Centre, Lagos. April 17, 2014. PROTOCOLS 1.    I am personally delighted to be here today to celebrate the memory of one of…

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    Jonathan’s Conference: Averting Another Fruitless Jamboree

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    I am gratified and feel fulfilled that a good number of Nigerians have demonstrated understanding and appreciation of my position on the national conference of still indeterminate character proposed by President Goodluck Jonathan in his October 1, independence anniversary broadcast to the nation. In an interview with journalists on arrival to the country from my…

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