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The Leadership Nigeria Desperately Needs, By Femi Aribisala

We need a leadership that provides security for Nigerians, not one that presides over the daily massacre of our people. We need a leadership that believes in the rule of law, not one that feels entitled to violate it with impunity. We need a leadership that respects the Constitution, not…
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Opinion

Dapchi, Deception, and the Cult of Buharism, By Moses E. Ochonu

There are many other examples that similarly point to the fact that Buharists' love affair with Buhari is a case study in cognitive dissonance and that it borders on the psychological bond some captives forge with their captors - the so-called Stockholm syndrome. When an administration substitutes propaganda for statecraft,…
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Columns

Needless Furore Over Election Sequence, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

...those who think the current arrangement is targeted at President Buhari are actually stoking the fire of discord among politicians and heating up the polity. Nigerians should bear in mind that when the changes were made to the election sequence in 2010, it was to the advantage of then President…
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Opinion

On the Limits of Epistolary Sanctimony, By Olúfémi Táíwò

Any coalition for Nigeria that wants to continue to make the present structure work is, ultimately, going to come to grief. It does not matter who the leaders are. Believing in the indissolubility of Nigeria is the totality of Obasanjo’s muddled statesmanship. It is time to call it what it…
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Opinion

Turning General Buhari’s 2015 Questions Back at Femi Adesina, By Ahmed Oluwasanjo

Nigerians understand that Mr. Adesina is employed and paid to run a fool's errand for Buhari. That, notwithstanding, he does not have to trivialise the reckless killings in Benue State and other parts of the country by comparing them to what used to be under an administration Nigerians voted out…
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