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Columns

Embedded in Beirut: A Communion With Ancestors, By Louis Odion

...whereas Nigeria could be said to have made significant progress in terms of integration in some areas, Lebanon remains largely haunted by centrifugal forces - ethnic, sectarian, social and political. Being pulled in different directions over the ages by priests of numerous faiths, being used and passed over by different…
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Aribisala on Tuesday

Why PDP’s Loss In Ekiti Is Bad News For the APC and Nigeria, By Femi Aribisala

All the treachery, betrayals and double-dealings that formed the bedrock of the APC in 2014 has now come back to haunt the party in 2018. With the declaration that Kayode Fayemi had won the gubernatorial election in Ekiti, APC spin-doctors went into overdrive. Lai Mohammed, well-loved by all and sundry…
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Opinion

Obasanjo and the Fangs of June 12, By Shola Oshunkeye

...last Tuesday’s conferment and Buhari’s apology effectively buried the political remains of, not General Ibrahim Babangida who annulled the election, Obasanjo, who long before he was jailed by General Sani Abacha, did his best to help other June 12 haters to inter the phenomenon. Even if politics was the primary…
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Columns

Buhari and the June 12 Saga, By Reuben Abati

All told, the plan to honour the Abiola-Kingibe 1993 joint presidential ticket and Gani Fawehinmi, the legendary human rights crusader, is imbued with much meaning and significance, even if this does not automatically settle the matter about the results of the June 12, 1993 presidential election. The federal government should…
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Columns

A Bright Future For Nigeria and How To Get There, By Owei Lakemfa

Our history since independence has shown that the old conservative ways marked by long years of military dictatorship, and a combined nineteen-year post-military administration by the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and APC, cannot birth a new development-oriented country. It is the progressives' alternative, driven by ideas, that can give birth…
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