Aribisala on Tuesday

Celebrating Democracy Day With Election Rigmarole, By Femi Aribisala

No June 12 declaration as Democracy Day can obfuscate the rape of democracy we have just witnessed. What we have in Nigeria is not government of the people by the people and for the people; but government of the government by the government and for the government. The Nigeria of…
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Columns

Boycotting the Killers’ Bloody Beef In Kumuyi’s Cow Country, By Festus Adedayo

As rational beings, let us lift the veil and go beyond the veneer of Buhari’s June 12 day as Democracy Day. When you now situate this side by side Kumuyi’s doggerel, you will see that all that Nigerian leaders and their episcopal accomplices want is a cowed country or a…
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Columns

A Speech the President Didn’t Make on Democracy Day By Majeed Dahiru

The much anticipated national celebration of June 12 as democracy day came by as an anti-climax for many. The failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to speak as much as a word to Nigerians on May 29, when he was inaugurated for a second term of four years, the forthcoming re-designated…
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Opinion

June 12: 20 Years of Democracy, By M.B.O Owolowo

Over the years I have celebrated June 12, and to commemorate the event I usually wrote articles. Some of those articles include: “June 12: Hope and The ‘Dividends’ of Democracy”, “June 12: Sacrifices, Unity & Politics of Division and “June 12: Blood Democracy & Spirit of Reconciliation”. This year I…
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