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    Buhari’s Battle Against Treasury Looters

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    These, certainly are not the best of times for the grex venalium (the venal crowd) popularly known by ordinary Nigerians as treasury looters. The ongoing battle by President Muhammadu Buhari against this corrupt cabal who have held this nation hostage for years leaves no one in doubt that it is no longer business as usual…

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  • 2015 And Our Crony Democracy

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    Happy new year to my readers. The mood isn’t cheery because of the horror of senseless bloodletting by the Boko Haram insurgents, but life must go on, in the hope that things will get better in the New Year. Our politicians are self-serving and uncaring, but we are a resilient people who always ride out…

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  • Let The Weak Say I’m Strong

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    The democratic system envisioned by the founding fathers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is based on the emergence of one strong, major party, which, of course would be the ruling party, programmed from inception to be the dominant force in the polity. That’s why it drew and still draws its heavy-weight members from the…

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    Jonathan’s Race In A Whirlwind Of Crises

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    There’s a brief historical parallel between the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson (1963 – 69), who succeeded President John F. Kennedy when the latter was assassinated, and President Goodluck E. Jonathan, who took office after the death of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua. Both Johnson and Jonathan were vice presidents who succeeded…

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  • Oritsejafor

    Why Pastor Oritsejafor Must Resign Now

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    The recent seizure by the South African authorities of $9.3m found in a private jet owned by Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has aggravated the image problem of this country at a time when the narrative of this government is brimming with negatives under the leadership of President Goodluck…

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  • Nigerian President Jonathan Goodluck considered suspending his country's World Cup team because of its poor play in the soccer tournament.

    Is Jonathan Obstructing The Rule Of Law?

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    Respect for the rule of law was the leadership mantra that the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua brought to his presidency when he assumed office with his vice president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan in 2007. This policy posture was widely applauded. It was, therefore, no surprise that the political class rose stoutly to resist a powerful…

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