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Gov Rauf Aregbesola

2018: The Governor Osun Needs! By Abiodun Komolafe

Opinions March 6, 2018 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

Osun governorship election is some few months away. In a way, the interplay of forces between ‘Continuity’ and ‘Change’ will soon come to the fore; even take its toll on the state. While the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) might have been scratching its head on how to present a candidate that’ll be acceptable to the generality of the people, pondering the opposition’s foray into another charade of unrealistic fantasies and false utopias may also not be out of place.

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Africa: A Continent Without Democrats, By Reuben Abati

Africa: A Continent Without Democrats, By Reuben Abati

Opinions March 6, 2018 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

The second wave of democratization in Africa, beginning in the 80s, and the gradual establishment of democracy as the new normal in the continent brought much hope and excitement. As we have seen in the recent intervention by the military in Zimbabwe, coup d’etats have become unpopular and unacceptable in the entire continent in deference perhaps to dominant global politics. In the past two decades, there have been many electoral transitions across the continent indicative of a pattern of democratic consolidation.

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Rochas Okorocha

Factors That Will Work Against Okorocha’s Son-in-Law In Favour Of Araraume In Imo Guber

Opinions March 6, 2018 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

Rand might not have the loquacious Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha at heart, when that statement was made. But in earnest, the statement best captures what is happening in Imo today, where the once loved, respected, modeled, orator Rochas Okorocha has sullied his image because of “power-lust” in 2019, as if Imo State is a dramatic theater where fiction is entertained in the place of reality.

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Did Patience Jonathan Do Money Ritual By Tunde Odesola

Did Patience Jonathan Do Money Ritual By Tunde Odesola

Opinions March 5, 2018 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Is Nigeria accursed? I can’t say no. But I’m sure Nigeria is sick. Nigeria is empty like a vase without flowers. Some retrogressive forces won’t just stop doing a number on her. She is not Midas. Midas was a man. Everything Nigeria

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Chairman Meets His Excellency By Lasisi Olagunju

Chairman Meets His Excellency By Lasisi Olagunju

Opinions March 5, 2018 at 10:52 am 0 comments

“The dog and the baboon must truly be soaked in blood. Now, I agree. Can the ear ever be greater than the head? We have made this party so fertile that an okra tree is now scheming to be taller than the farmer?”
 
 
 
“You are speaking in

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Nigeria And The Corruption Perception Index: Perception Versus Reality

Nigeria And The Corruption Perception Index: Perception Versus Reality

Business, Opinions February 26, 2018 at 4:50 pm 0 comments

 
Perception and Reality are two different things – Tom Cruise
 
For the last 25 years, Transparency International, an international body comprising of eminent persons from various countries, releases yearly reports on the corruption of about 180 sovereign nations. The findings or reports, termed, the ‘Corruption Perception Index’(CPI) ranks

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