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Columns

The Coup Against Our Constitution, By Femi Falana

At a public lecture delivered at the Chartham House in London last month, the National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki disclosed that he had "advised" the Independent National Electoral Commission to postpone the election. The reason adduced then for the unsolicited advice was that the INEC needed time to distribute…
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Opinion

A Bad Press for Nigeria’s Anti-Corruption Crusaders, By Abdulrasheed Maina

By Abdulrasheed Maina Nigeria’s sense of justice has a touch of irony to it. This has been demonstrated over the years in the manner justice administration is served. A political party chieftain inflates a contract to the tune of N87billion, faces trial and is sentenced for only two years while…
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Columns

Nigerian Judiciary Should Watch It, By Situation Room

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room<;id=9f4d66a543&e=2c71478ef1> (Situation Room) welcomes the statement by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda on ICC’s preparedness and willingness to observe the electoral process in Nigeria. We are particularly encouraged by the Prosecutor Bensouda’s comment that “No one should doubt my resolve,…
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Columns

The Challenge Of Change –  A Burden of Choice, By Wole Soyinka

First, let us not simplify the challenge. There are no blacks and whites. It is not a contest between saints and demons, not one between salvation and damnation. If anything, it is closer to a fork in the road where uncertainty lurks - whichever choice is made. Someone in the media…
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