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Buhari the Dead and His Body Double, By Festus Adedayo

My haunch is that Mr. President’s manifestation of acute withdrawal, austere energy for governance and other indices is a withdrawal syndrome associated with sufferers of the kind of ailment that he's battled, who is probably manifesting the effects of exotic drugs administered to keep him alive. The notorious rumour in…
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Nigerian-Style Democracy, By Femi Aribisala

In Nigeria, democracy merely becomes yet another tool for seizing power illegally. In effect, elections are hardly different from military coups. The system of government favoured by Nigerians has always been the democratic system. Even military governments in Nigeria seize power ostensibly in the interest of upholding or promoting democratic…
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