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  • Re: Oceans Of Blood And The Words Of Inuwa Wada

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    I am constrained to write and respond to the above-titled article by Chief Femi Fani-Kayode published in the Vanguard Newspapers of Sunday, November 8, 2015. One good thing about truth is that it always surfaces no matter who tries to hide it.In any intellectual discourse where one tries to argue the pros of a point,…

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  • Character And Leadership: The Buhari Example

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    All through history, the most essential ingredient for leadership has always been character. Although other ingredients such as empathy, toughness, knowledge and intelligence are frequently mentioned, these traits are all too often really subordinate aspects of character. Encarta English Dictionary defines character as a set of behavioural qualities that make a person distinctively attractive. Such…

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  • What President Buhari Needs To Tell President Obama

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    As President Mohammad Buhari took off yesterday for the United States on the special invitation of President Barack Obama, expectations are high both in Nigeria and the Unit-ed States on the outcome of the visit. To attain success, President Buhari needs to define his priorities, marshal them out and ensure that he also understands and…

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  • Before Buhari Appoints His Advisers

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    It is a standard universal norm that no leader leads without advisers, and time has ascertained that a leader who acts solely on his own judgment is sure to fail. Consultations and taking of advice are therefore composite foundational elements of leadership. The institutional office of the Special Adviser, with its functions, is hence vital…

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  • Right To First Refusal Is Not American

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    Before, during and after the adoption of President Goodluck Jonathan as its sole candidate for the 2015 presidential elections, the PDP insistently claimed that the action was based on standard examples from America where incumbents are given the right to first refusal. The chairman of the party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih, former national…

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  • Adamawa: Why Regime Change Became Necessary

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    When in 2007 some key political elites in Adamawa State came together to make Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd), former Deputy Chief of Defense Staff, Chief of Naval Staff, Military Governor of Niger State, governor of the state, it was presumably done with the best of intentions. Although the manner of his ‘nomination’ as the PDP’s…

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  • The Supreme Court’s Judgment Is Fundamentally Faulty

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    On Friday 9th May, 2014 in a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Kumas Bayang Aka’ahs, Supreme Court of Nigeria  dismissed my appeal on the PDP Gubernatorial Primary Election in Adamawa State for the 2012 general election. By this judgment, the apex court affirmed that I was not an ‘Aspirant’ for the governorship and therefore had…

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