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Politics and the Institutional Disconnect In Nigeria, By Jibrin Ibrahim

The disconnect between the people and the politician is almost total and that has been a tragedy for the process of our democratic politics, as many leaders have been socialised to believe that they do not need the people. On Monday, the Northern Union organised an anniversary lecture to honour…
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Opinion

OOTC: Why We Must Ignore those Who Say Protests Don’t Work In Nigeria, By Chude Jideonwo

Protests don’t lead to perfection. Protests instead lead to solutions, however imperfect. Or at the least they lead to a shared frame of understanding, and an important articulation of public views. “I was really hopeful about the February 2face protests,” a friend of mine told me over lunch just recently.…
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The Chibok Girls: Three Years in Bondage, By Jibrin Ibrahim

...citizens have the absolute right to demand of their president that he does his job and secures the liberation of these Nigerians placed in bondage by terrorists. I can confidently assure President Buhari that we will continue to harass him until he does the needful and gets his government to…
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Opinion

For BBOG, It’s All About The Chibok Girls, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

...may the rescue of the Chibok girls and everyone under the captivity of Boko Haram come as a pleasant surprise to us all - all heartless doubting Thomases inclusive. God bless Nigeria. God bless Oby Ezekwesili, Hadiza Bala Usman, Aisha Yesufu and other members of the bring back our girls…
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Two Years of Struggle: Bring Back Our Girls!, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Over the two years of struggle, the message has been simple and lucid. There is a failure of governance that has created the conditions for the abduction of Chibok Girls and thousands of other Nigerians. It is the same failure of governance that has impeded the search and rescue mission.…
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Aisha Yesufu: Victim of Partisan Savagery, By Gimba Kakanda

If the girls of Chibok were of famous surnames, children of the criminally wealthy somebodies of Maitama, Asokoro and Aso Drive districts of Abuja, and abducted at Loyola Jesuit, Whiteplains British School, El-Amin International School, International Community School or Nigerian Turkish International College, there would never have been a loss…
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