Opinion

Towards the 25th Anniversary of June 12 Presidential Election (3), By Eric Teniola

On June 29, 1992, Gani Fawehinmi, Femi Falana, Segun Mayegun, Beko Ransome-Kuti and Baba Omojola were released from prison on bail. And, on July 4, 1992, elections were held into the two houses of the National Assembly. The National Republican Conventions (NRC) won 32 Senate seats and 275 in the…
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Opinion

To Raufu Mustapha, a Huge Debt of Gratitude, By Salihu Mohammed Lukman

Academically, I considered myself a disappointment to Raufu’s generation of organic working class intellectuals. I will remain indebted to him and many in his generation for overlooking my academic shortcomings and putting me on a career path that till today continues to challenge my commitment to the struggles of the…
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Opinion

Official Corruption and Immunity In Nigeria, By Femi Falana

In order to promote accountability and transparency in government and deepen the democratic process, the courts have whittled down the absoluteness of immunity enjoyed by heads of government with respect to electoral disputes and criminal investigations. In the circumstance, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, the police and the anti-graft agencies…
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