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The road to Babylon

The good thing about democracy is that it teaches people lessons – ask them in Malaysia and the United States – and even when the people refuse stubbornly to learn – ask them in Syria, Venezuela, and Libya – the lessons exist nonetheless. But it is a very bad thing not just for democracy but the entire society when the leadership elite ignores apparent lessons and fails the people.

Atiku, Atikulation and other stories

“Yes, that is why Alhaji Abubakar has been projecting himself as a man under pressure running from pillar to post, behaving like the only thing in his life is to become President.”

President Buhari and the allegation of Northernisation

The question has been and remains: who gets the better share of the Nigerian national cake? Nigerian political actors do not see their country as a country that is structured for progress, sustainable development and unity.

Court jails man for stealing church’s property

An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan, Oyo State on Wednesday sentenced a man, Muideen Nasiru, 18, to 39 months imprisonment for stealing aluminum frames and other items worth N500,000 from a church.

2019: APC reacts to Alhassan’s support for Atiku

The Deputy National Chairman of the APC, Segun Oni, has provided what appears a first formal reaction of the party to the stance of a serving minister declaring support for another presidential candidate in 2019.

2019: Alhassan insists on backing Atiku

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan, on Thursday, said that there was no going back on her decision to support former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar in the 2019 presidential election.

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