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One Nation Bound in Freedom, Peace and Unity, By Muhammad Buhari

As our nation approaches perhaps the most crucial election in our history, all true patriots are called to deeper reflection of the basic ingredients that bind the nation together- our common freedom, peace and unity. This reflection is even more relevant in the face of the illegal postponement of the…
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Is Jega now a Civil Servant for the Purpose of forced or subtle Removal? By Jiti Ogunye  

Of late, some proxy waters testers, engaged obviously to run a deleterious proposition by the Nigerian public before any move to actualize the proposition, have started a campaign that Attahiru Jega could be eased out of office by President Goodluck Jonathan, even before the holding of the rescheduled general election…
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Time To End The Excuses…. For All Forms Of Violence, BY Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

Gender-based violence takes many forms. It includes domestic violence, sexual abuse and harassment, rape, incest, trafficking in women, forced prostitution, trafficking in girls, child marriage and harmful practices. These forms of violence can result in physical, sexual, mental, reproductive health and other health problems. Amidst the current security challenges that…
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A “FeBuhari” Wind of Change in March! By Ogaga Ifowodo      

The full title of my last column (27 January 2015) is “How Col. Dasuki Confirmed Nigeria as the Never-ready Country (and Why the Elections Must Not Be Postponed).” It was published without the second part in parenthesis. But I had been expressing a vain hope. The moment the National Security…
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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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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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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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