• The Northern ‘PolitiCAN’

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    In time past, I postulated that the Northern Christian community was in a vantage position to reposition the politics of Nigeria. It was a power bloc which had, over the years, failed woefully to recognise its strength. At first, I thought that these people of God just deliberately wanted to be left out of the…

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  • Let’s Cherish The Unity That Keeps Us Free

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    Nigeria is a never-ending narrative, unfortunately, seemingly leading to nowhere. Eight months in the saddle, I wonder if President Muhammadu Buhari would have ventured into this adventure given an opportunity to catch a glimpse of what awaited him. I also wish I could see the mind of the former President Goodluck Jonathan now that the…

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    Imagining GEJ Had Won The 2015 Election

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    One of the few truth I heard from Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and the nation’s first coordinating minister of the economy Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was her prediction of hard times. Unlike most prophesies of 2014 predicting the victory of former President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 election which eventually fell flat, the acclaimed World Bank…

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  • Anti-Graft War: It’s Time To Indemnify Honesty

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    If only we all truly agree that corruption has brought Nigeria to her knees, it would have been immaterial who leads the war against the cankerworm. Our concern would not have even been the political party those who are being investigated for corrupt practices belong to. Neither the faith they profess nor their ethnic nationalities,…

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  • Urgently Needed: Opposition Party

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    The greatest achievement of the last administration was undoubtedly the election that led to its ouster. Unfortunately, many of the big players in that dispensation must be cursing the thought of scoring a high point in electoral reforms only to unceremoniously lose their grip on power; just 16 years into their much-mouthed 60 years of…

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