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Other side of Ribadu’s defection

APPARENTLY, the conscience of this nation lies with our moral angels, the newspaper columnists, TV anchors and hosts of talk-show orgies that provide viewers with a daily dose of political pornography. Only in this country does one see these impatient anchors jumping out from the restraints of journalism and physically flanking their disagreements with political positions simply because they do not conform with their innermost convictions.

They have assumed the roles of political…


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Gush, our politicians haven’t repented!

PUBLIC SPHERE By Onuoha Ukeh [] Friday, April 15, 2011

One week after Nigerians went to the polls, to pick members of the National Assembly, what has been on the lips of the majority is that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has done well in organising the elections. And many are optimistic that the electoral body would do better in subsequent polls, if it would correct some lapses that were apparent in the exercise. It is only a pessimist… Continue

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The front runners

By CHINELO AGINA Friday, April 15, 2011

•Gen Muhammadu Buhari(rtd)

Photo: Sun News Publishing

Gen Muhammadu Buhari(rtd)

Born December 14, 1942 in Katsina State.

Buhari served as the Federal Commissioner for Petroleum Resources in 1976 during the regime of former military head of state, Olusegun Obasanjo and in December 1983, he emerged as the 7th military head of state after a coup d’état which saw the overthrow of President… Continue

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Why They Turned Their Back on Ribadu

Written by Tobs Agbaegbu Sunday, 27 February 2011

Nuhu Ribadu’s desire to have an Igbo running mate is frustrated as all those approached turned down the offer

Fola Adeola, former managing director of Guaranty Trust Bank, was formally presented by the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, last week, as vice- presidential candidate of the party in the April 2011 presidential election. He replaced Sunny Ugochukwu, a former aide of… Continue

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Buhari, Ribadu, No Threat to Jonathan

Written by Tobs Agbaegbu Sunday, 30 January 2011

Sully Abu, director, media and publicity, Goodluck/Sambo Presidential Campaign Organisation, speaks to Tobs Agbaegbu, senior associate editor, on the PDP presidential candidate’s plans to win the April 2011 presidential election. Excerpts:

Newswatch: How would you rate the level of threat posed by the other candidates that emerged as representatives of their parties in the race for the presidency of the country?…


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