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The Real Price of Changing The Change (1), By Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu

Top opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members have been granting press interviews and addressing zonal political rallies talking about “CHANGING THE CHANGE” in next year’s general elections, without defining what exactly that means. As the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) gears up to celebrate the completion of three years of the Buhari government in the centre on May 29th, Nigerians ...

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Why Atiku’s Proposal To Sell Refineries Is Callous, Anti-People

By Austin Braimoh And Cassidy Madueke   We shouldn’t be responding to the hysteria masqueraded as a response by the Atiku All Support Group (AASG) to our published stand on the callous, anti-people  proposal by People’s Democratic Party’s Presidential aspirant, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, to sell off the country’s oil and gas assets in the name of privatisation. However, we are ...

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All gloves off for PMB, By Sufuyan Ojeifo

On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, some ex-leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who joined the coalition that gave birth to the All Progressives Congress (APC), issued a seven-day ultimatum to the leadership of the APC to convene a meeting to address alleged marginalization and unfair treatment of their group in the appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB).  The ...

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The task before the opposition, by Jideofor Adibe

Jideofor Adibe

A successful and peaceful change of the government of the day is one of the indices that a democratizing society is successfully transiting to a mature democracy. This is why it was a major milestone for the country’s democracy that Jonathan and the ruling PDP lost the 2015 election to usher the second coming of Muhammadu Buhari. In this sense, ...

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2019 and the politics of campaign finance, by Reuben Abati

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues. The APC needs N6 billion for its pre-election Convention. In the just concluded Ekiti Governorship ...

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2018 Ekiti APC Guber Primary And The Day After, By Nelson Ekujimi

Just yesterday Saturday 12th May, 2018, the Ekiti state All Progressive Congress (APC) held a repeat of its inconclusive gubernatorial primary of 5th May 2018 which was successfully conducted and produced an undisputed winner known to all and sundry in the former Ekiti State Governor and present Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for solid minerals, Dr. John Kayode ...

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Running the Gauntlet in Senate, By Sufuyan Ojeifo  

Suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central) might have won his case against the Senate at the Federal High Court, but the victory is essentially not his alone. The victory is a common patrimony of the silent minority in the Senate against whom the full weight of the gavel has been deployed by the leadership of the Senate President, Dr. ...

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