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Tuesday RapAround with Michael Ayotunde

(TuesdayRapAround) 2019 Elections: Institutionalised Rigging To The Rescue?

It remains to be seen how prepared is the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the conduct of a truly free, fair, and credible elections come 2019. Elections conducted in recent times, have no doubt, fell below expectations. Reports of ballot box snatches are rampant; with the latest trend, though …

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(TuesdayRapAround) 2019: Nigeria And Gale of Defections

The last may not have been heard as preparation towards the 2019 general elections hots up. In recent times, defection and counter defection from and across various political parties in the country have been recorded. Interestingly, one striking feature that characterises most cases of such defections, was – ‘having consulted …

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(TuesdayRapAround) Democracy In Nigeria: Certainly Not Yet Uhuru

Democracy In Nigeria: Certainly Not Yet Uhuru By Michael Ayotunde (Too bad that Nigeria is practising democracy without true democrats. Everyone is busy scheming for oneself; where will of the majority has been supplanted.) Democracy, the world’s most advanced, flexible system of governance, is no doubt, built on the equality …

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TuesdayRapAround: And Of Lazy Nigerian Youths

And Of Lazy Nigerian Youths By Michael Ayotunde Is it by sheer coincidence that the famous political activist and a campaign strategist for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, Debola Williams, was reported to have stylishly mock his one-time client over the former’s “lazy Nigerian youths” comment? President Buhari, while delivering …

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(TuesdayRapAround) OSUN 2018: What Prospects For meaningful, Purposeful Transformation?

OSUN 2018: What Prospects For meaningful, Purposeful Transformation? In matter of months, the curtain would be drawn on the administration of the self-style ogbeni in the state of the Living Spring, the Osun State in the South Western Nigeria – thereby bringing to an end the ‘heart-rending’ regime of Mr. …

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TuesdayRapAround: Akinwunmi Ambode’s Inglorious Back-Pedal

TuesdayRapAround: Akinwunmi Ambode’s Inglorious Back-Pedal If for anything, taking a reverse gear would be the last option for a moving train. Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, in many respect, has won for himself the support of many residents within the shortest possible time. This is by virtue of some laudable projects he …

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