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CP Singham and the Price of Integrity!

By Dr  Nuruddeen Muhammad Let me start by confessing that l am a huge fan of Singham. First, he irrevocably won my heart with his actionable rhetoric on drugs. He led an onslaught on the tripod upon which drugs use …

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KANO RERUN WAS A SPECTACLE OF FRAUD; VIOLENCE- SAYS HURIWA

The prominent Non-Governmental organisation- HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has upbraided the acting Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu for dereliction of duty tantamount to criminal negligence which must not go unpunished for permitting armed thugs of political …

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11 Takeaways from Osun Tribunal Ruling

1. A key outcome is that Senator Ademola Adeleke is fully qualified to contest and occupy the office of governorship or any other offices.The tribunal holds that the respondents did not prove their allegations that Senator Adeleke is not qualified …

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Gun-point and bullion van democracy 

By KASSIM AFEGBUA There is something melancholic about the mentality of an average Nigerian. I was almost tempted to say a black man, but it will be inappropriate to generalise it to such oceanic spread. But just to make the …

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The President’s Hardened Heart

By Femi Fani-Kayode When a President hardens his heart to reason and resorts to terrorising and killing his own citizens, when he is prepared to do anything, including turning a blind eye to mass murder, ethnic cleansing and genocide, in …

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Portrait of the tiger Ambode rode (2)

By Yinka Odumakin In 1999, the entire South West was under the control of the Alliance for Democracy, AD. When we were approaching the 2003 elections, I told my boss, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, to give me the authority to …

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Dear Chief Tinubu,

By Yinka Odumakin The backpage of your The Nation of Tuesday 12 March where one of your Rottweilers under the FORGED name “Segun Ibirogba” wrote “Odumakin’s anxiety over vanishing feeding-bottles” has un-paused the button on this serial. I have always …

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Saraki and the Tragedy of Victory

By Jude Ndukwe Since the National Assembly elections ended in Kwara on March 9, and the current Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, lost at the polls, those who have lived in mortal fear of one of Nigeria’s finest Senate Presidents …

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