Opinion

Nigeria 2019: Of Voided Votes and Inconclusive State Polls, By Rafiq Raji

"...In Rivers, until further notice the elections due to violence in polling units and collation centres, staff being taken hostage and election materials, including results sheets, seized or destroyed by unauthorised persons. There is no doubt that the electoral process there was severely compromised.” If this conclusion is also made…
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Opinion

Urgently Needed: A National Hall of Shame, By Kenneth Gyado

- Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami If the current wrist slaps that corruption convicts get have not deterred them from criminal activities, I think the possibility of their children one day seeing their faces in this Crime museum will make them think twice before they dip their…
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Opinion

The Danger of a Single Corruption Story, By Moses E. Ochonu

Then and now, the obsession with single corruption stories, with individual representative figures of corruption has the effect of shielding other equally corrupt and more corrupt members of the political class from scrutiny and recompense. The larger cult of corrupt officials obtains exculpation by cunningly redirecting our outrage from the…
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