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Opinion

As President Buhari Joins PDP, By Sonala Olumhense

Under Buhari, no corruption case initiated by the administration has seen any conviction. Precedent is clear that members of Buhari’s cabinet and party under investigation or trial will either have their cases dropped, or benefit from what I call “Nollywood trials”: The kind that go on year after year after…
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Columns

Odili, Ekpu @ 70: Of Patriarchs and their Progenies, By Louis Odion

Fiercely devoted to Catholic values, Odili treasures family. The spirit of solidarity easily discernible in the nuclear family he has built is perhaps only equalled by the durability of the political home he knitted together. It is perhaps a measure of his dexterity that that unit has managed to stand…
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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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Columns

2019: The Shape of Things To Come, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

Despite the gloom and political turmoil in the offing, I still believe in the Nigerian spirit of resilience and capacity to brace odds. I also hope the drumbeats of war will be curtailed such that compromises will replace hostilities, good reasoning will replace power mongering, selfishness will replace patriotism and…
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Columns

Reflections on Rotimi Amaechi and Nyesom Wike, By Pius Adesanmi

Two men, twenty wasted years in the life of a state, twenty wasted years in the lives of the citizens! Yet they are there in the streets of Port Harcourt, fighting against the backdrop of the very urban poverty and planlessness that are evidence of their combined failure of leadership.…
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