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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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Guest Columns

Let’s Re-Define Nigeria’s Concept of Federal Character, By Charles Anyiam

...my counsel to the presidency in that regard is that competence and probity must never ever be sacrificed at the altar of political, ethnic, religious or any such other silly expediencies. Nigeria's quest to be restored to her rightful place as part of the comity of the first-class nations is…
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A President In Search Of Identity, By Babayola M. Toungo

President Goodluck Jonathan is a coward. Or how do you honestly describe someone who came to office through democratic process and is now doing everything possible to scuttle the same process that brought him to the office? In his reckless adventure, he is not averse to bringing down the house…
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Adeolu Ademoyo

Will Goodluck Jonathan Dissolve The Nigerian People? By Adeolu Ademoyo

After the uprising of the 17th June The Secretary of the Writers Union Had leaflets distributed in the Stalinallee Stating that the people Had forfeited the confidence of the government And could win it back only By redoubled efforts. Would it not be easier In that case for the government…
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