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Nigeria’s moment of reckoning has arrived and it should be a season for purposeful leadership rather than a season of silly politics. In a nation suffused with developmental and other unmet needs, the best national governance structure required to address those pressing needs – the local government– is

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I GOT this rather pathetic text message from a friend of mine, Chris, who, hitherto now, was a proud member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in South East. It was a lamentation, which could make even the heart of stone melt.

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When President Muhammadu Buhari, after his swearing-in, on May 29, allowed himself up to September to name his ministerial cabinet, he couldn’t have reckoned that the seeming adequate time would pass so swiftly to open him to very critical scrutiny by both supporters and political opponents on how far he had gone in meeting their expectations.

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The national outrage that erupted soon after President Muhammadu Buhari announced last week, the names of people he appointed as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), the Chief of Staff, and the heads of other government departments was indicative of the level of public disappointment with Buhari for failing to reflect geographic or regional balance in the people he appointed. Public indignation over the appointments is justified.

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The drumbeats of war sounded so loudly in the run-up to the 2015 general elections, that it reverberated in major capitals across the world, raising concerns that Nigeria could blow apart, if the polls were stalemated.

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In 418 BC Herodotus, the Greek philosopher, who is known as the “father of history,” said “a man who does not know anything about the events that took place before he or she was born will remain forever a

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