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Ogun: ADC guber candidate, Gboyega Isiaka talks tough, warns against rigging ploy by opposition

Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ogun State, on Tuesday, warned that any move by the opposition to manipulate results of the forthcoming election will come to nothing. Isiaka who maintained that results of the forthcoming election will be a true reflection of the people’s choice gave Read more

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Eliminating Bribery & Corruption In 2019 Elections: Perspective From An INEC Staff

It is a welcome development that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) under the able leadership of extremely hardworking Chairman, Ibrahim  Magu (May Allah reward him with long life and sound health, amin) is going to monitor how political parties spend money for political parties congresses and at various polling booths for ad-hoc staff Read more

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RE:ALLEGIANCE, OBJECTIVE, FANATICAL or BLIND? – By Layi Dehide

Several followers base their allegiance on reasons that suits them most. There are instances, no doubt where FOLLOWERSHIP cannot explain the reason they support a particular LEADER. So also do we have situation where FOLLOWERSHIP is induced by a form of BANDWAGON phenomenon. There are outstanding cases, where FOLLOWERSHIP is justified with reasons which appeals Read more

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THE RISE AND FALL OF AKINWUNMI AMBODE (“Baba Sope” Political Ideology and the Myth of Yoruba Omoluabi Ethos) by Oluwakayode Olumide Ogundamisi

It is faulty to equate the deep loyalty Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu attracts in Lagos as exemplary of ‘Omoluabi loyalty’ or being reflective of the entire Yoruba or South-West populace. Ondo State electorate will argue for example that they “liberated” themselves without compromising the ‘Omoluabi’ ethos. In the 2012 Ondo State Governorship election the current Read more

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ALL HOPE IS NOT LOST. NIGERIA IS STILL BLESSED WITH SOME HONEST PEOPLE… A True Life Story by Banji Oyegbami

I am Dr Banji Oyegbami, a Medical practitioner in Lagos. The following story is my practical experience at Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos yesterday night 18th August 2018. As planned I went to the Airport with my driver to pick up my very close friend and his wife that arrived from Atlanta USA on board Read more