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(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: Between Peace Corps And State Police: Which Is Preferred?

Between Peace Corps And State Police: Which Is Preferred? By Michael Ayotunde The argument in support of formation of state police owing largely to deteriorating crime rate in the country has been on for a while. Successive administrations have however, considered it as unnecessary – with varying reasons being put …

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Tuesday RapAround: Between Governance And Executive Recklessness

Between Governance And Executive Recklessness By Michael Ayotunde It is a common knowledge that where there is no law, there is no offence. Conversely, where there are laws, rules and regulations, there would definitely be shortcomings, misgivings, simply because the law has spelt out clearly the rules of engagement of …

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Tuesday RapAround: Tackling Modern Slave Trade In Africa

Tackling Modern Slave Trade In Africa By Michael Ayotunde  Historically, slavery has been a widespread phenomenon in Africa. In Africa, it was practiced in many different forms ranging from debt slavery, enslavement of war captives, military slavery, criminal, economic slavery and modern day political slavery were all practiced in various …

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Tuesday RapAround: #MainaGate: Why Is No One Taking Responsibility?

#MainaGate: Why Is No One Taking Responsibility? By Michael Ayotunde  Are there really a grand deception to cover up the scandalous allegation against the erstwhile Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina? Are there really some clandestine moves to inundate us with what we already know …

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NIGERIA@57: Our Sense Of National Consciousness Is At Its Lowest Ebb

…Nothing Inspiring, Nothing So Re-assuring Growing up, the zeal and the passion with which we looked forward to Nigeria’s Independence celebration was electrifying. As a young boy desirous of a sane society where there is justice, equity, stability, and progress, we always felt on top of the world, moment our …

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