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How to Lose the Presidential Elections Four Times (1), By Femi Aribisala

If one were to decode the guiding principle of Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential ambitions, it would be this: “If at first you don’t succeed, don’t give up until you have failed three more times on the trot.” Nigerians don’t want Muhammadu Buhari to be our president. We have said this repeatedly…
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Taking Proactive Disclosure Seriously, By Seember Nyager  

In November, 2014, news around the procurement of cooking stoves by the Federal Ministry of Environment sparked a public debate. According to the media, the Federal Ministry of Environment had signed a contract to purchase 750,000 clean cooking stoves at the cost of Billion Naira. The project which would roll…
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Misery of Nigerian Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, By Jibrin Ibrahim  

In this festive season, we as a nation need to reflect upon and more importantly take action on the misery of the growing numbers of our compatriots who have been forced to migrate and become either refugees in neighbouring countries or internally displaced persons (IDPs) within the country. We need…
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Of and Beyond Buhari and Jonathan, By Adeolu Ademoyo

Regardless of the outcome of the 2015 elections, Nigerians are going to have the opportunity to end once and for all the issueless “quota” system and “power rotation” electoral arithmetic and politics which is devoid of merit and quality. Nigeria will be left with no option than to institute a…
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Issues Around Obasanjo’s Crocodile Tears, By Hannatu Musawa

I would like to take this oppertunity to thank former President Olusegun Obasanjo who, of recent, published a three-volume autobiography titled ‘My Watch,’ which contains several national issues from past to present and chronicling his life from birth till date. While I haven’t had the inordinate pleasure of reading this apparent masterpiece, from…
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