Guest Columns

Twenty Five Years After June 12: Our Long Wait for Justice Is Ending, By Hafsat Abiola-Costello

...in one day, it got demonstrated to my bruised heart that integrity, fairness, honour were alive and well in a country for which both my parents had sacrificed their lives. I had expected that the handover from military rule to democracy would be held on the 12th of June. That…
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We Are Committed To Leading Nigeria Into A Era of Justice and Prosperity, By Muhammadu Buhari

The commemoration of this year’s Democracy Day is a celebration of freedom, a salute to the resilience and determination of Nigerians and a recommitment by government to keep its promise to lead Nigeria into a new era of justice and prosperity. Today marks the 19th year of our nascent democracy…
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Guest Columns

We Have Won a Referendum On Our Programmes, By Nasir El-Rufai

We accepted the challenge to put our record of service after almost three years in office to the test. In fact, the local government elections were construed as a referendum on the performance of our government. Tales were being told by an entitled, but frustrated, elite that our people would…
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Nigerian Women, Politics and Nation Building, By Olusegun Obasanjo

Women as majority must be reckoned with and be participants at the commanding heights of policy-making and decisions and execution of these in the overriding interest of the general good of our people. The journey starts by you commencing your mobilisation; let our children, women, girls and youth get their…
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Guest Columns

Gender Equality: The Unfinished Business of Our Time, By Antonio Guterres

We at the United Nations stand with women around the world as they fight to overcome the injustices they face – whether they are rural women dealing with wage discrimination, urban women organising for change, women refugees at risk of exploitation and abuse, or women who experience intersecting forms of…
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