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Hardball Politics at the National Assembly

A political hardball took place at the inauguration of the 8th national Assembly on June 6, 2015. The opposition party, People Democratic Party (PDP) senators connived with few senators from the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC) to elect the senate president and deputy senate president favored by the opposition party against senators chosen by …

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Analysis of 2015 Presidential Election

2015 Presidential election has come and gone. The analysis on how and why the incumbent President lost the election has been going on ever since. One of the so called analysis that caught my attention is a series of articles by a gentleman named Olaitan Ladipo. The title of his article is “How the Igbos …

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Muhammadu Buhari’s Uphill Battle for Nigeria Presidency

General Muhammadi Buhari is a very familiar figure in Nigerian political scene.  He has extensive name recognition.  Mr. Buhari has ran for president in all presidential election since civilian government was restored in 1999.  He ran unsuccessfully for the office of the president in the 2003, 2007 and 2011 elections.  Equally notable is that he has contested the …

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