Election Postponement and Grave Diggers of Democracy, By Jiti Ogunye  

On Saturday, 6th February,2014, the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) eventually bowed to the pressure of "the Presidency" to postpone the February 14th and 28th 2014 General Elections for six weeks to enable the Federal Government of Nigeria concentrate on the war against terrorism in the North-East. The new dates for…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Will Goodluck Jonathan Dissolve The Nigerian People? By Adeolu Ademoyo

After the uprising of the 17th June The Secretary of the Writers Union Had leaflets distributed in the Stalinallee Stating that the people Had forfeited the confidence of the government And could win it back only By redoubled efforts. Would it not be easier In that case for the government…
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Columns

Scenario Building on the Postponement of the Elections, By Jibrin Ibrahim

On Saturday, I was part of the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room that met with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and his 12 National Commissioners. We were informed about the receipt of a letter from the security services advising that INEC postpones the general elections on the…
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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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Jonathan’s Latest Evil And The Good of Bad, By Pius Adesanmi

Shortly before he withdrew totally from discussing and keeping abreast of Nigerian current affairs, a friend once advanced a thesis that has since haunted my consciousness and kept me awake at night. What worries me is not just the suspicion that his nightmarish proposition may damn well be right, it…
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A Case For Change In Nigeria, By Fredrick Adetiba  

That the best we can get from the present PDP-led administration at the centre is a maintenance leadership is not in doubt. And what would be maintained is the current reign of impunity, primitive accumulation of wealth (corruption) by a few, polarization of the Nigerian people along ethnic and religious…
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