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Tinubu: Political Genius or Supreme Opportunist?, By Femi Akinfolarin

I don’t know Mr. Tinubu. I have never met him, but I have slowly come to admire him over the last 2 years. Now, I believe that hands down, he is the most astute politician in the country in this current political dispensation. A review of his political choices over…
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GEJ and his 2015 Presidential Election Campaign, By Oluwafemi Akinfolarin  

For me, Mr. Jonathan started to lose the Nigerian presidential election message when he allowed a silly dispute between his wife and Rotimi Amaechi to escalate into a battle of wills. The governor of Rivers state was still a nominal Jonathan stalwart back in those days and he was still…
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Casting a vote for President, By Oluwafemi O. Akinfolarin

I did not vote for Dr. Ebele Jonathan in 2011. I really wanted to. I felt he had been victimized, humiliated and held hostage by a hostile kitchen cabinet headed by former President Yar’Adua’s inner circle. A simple sympathy vote. I loved the aspirational nuance in his “no shoe” story;…
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