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Ajimobi, Okorocha, Ganduje: An Unfolding Story, By Azu Ishiekwene

The wind that swept away Ajimobi in the South-West and claimed Governor Okorocha’s senatorial ambition in the South-East, has just arrived in Kano. It’s hard to see how Ganduje will survive it. It’s incredible how eight years have ended as a two-word parable: constituted authority. That’s what Governor Abiola Isiaka…
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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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Opinion

OOTC: Remember That Thing Governor Ajimobi Said?, By Chude Jideonwo

Governments should be worried about how the public receives their decisions and interprets their actions. Government activity would thence be made only against the background of what citizens thinks, what the voters’ reaction will be, of the consequences of each step. Last month, the Oyo governor, Abiola Ajimobi shocked the…
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