Columns

Sowore, Alaafin Aole and Murder In Wukari, By Festus Adedayo

Like Alaafin Arogangan and Aole, history’s recording spool is fast-putting in a permanent form, Buhari’s penchant for hitting his foot against the stone. I sneaked into the spool and found what it etched on the Buhari, history tells me, is Alaafin Aole personified. There is this folk song sang mostly…
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Opinion

The Nigerian Bar Association, Leadership, Values and the Future, By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

The Nigerian Bar has a clear choice on what values it desires to lead it into this dangerous future. It will not be sustainable if it makes the wrong choices. The question of how the legal profession in Nigeria deals with the challenges of renewing its values and preparing for…
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Opinion

Matters Arising from the Recent Lagos APC Primaries, By Gbolahan Akintunde

...constitutionally, the power to present candidates for elections rests solely with a political party which can employ any method it deems fit to do so. This includes the conduct of primary election to select its candidates or through consensus and affirmation. The APC has used a combination of these methods…
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Opinion

Ondo APC Guber Primary: Who Opens the Pandora’s Box, By Phil Aragbada

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu should quickly reconcile the feuding party members in Ondo State. The primary election has come and gone. All candidates should sheath their swords, stop muckraking and work towards the victory of the party. The political din that swiftly rented the air a few days after the…
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Guest Columns

The Human Distance to Polling Units, By Muiz Banire

At the stakeholders forum held today, the 6th day of August, 2014, at the Leisure Spring Hotel, Osogbo, the Chairman of INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, originally stated that no polling Agent would be allowed within 300 metres from the polling booth before later recapitulating. It is important to note to…
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