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A call to national service: The MKO Abiola autopsy

WHEN Chief M.K.O Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the nullified June 12, 1993 presidential election died in detention in Abuja in July 1998, the military had been in the process of sorting themselves out of government. I was invited by the government to participate in conducting the autopsy. It is required by law that an autopsy be carried out on a person that dies in custody.

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A call to national service: The MKO Abiola autopsy

WHEN Chief M.K.O Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the nullified June 12, 1993 presidential election died in detention in Abuja in July 1998, the military had been in the process of sorting themselves out of government. I was invited by the government to participate in conducting the autopsy. It is required by law that an autopsy be carried out on a person that dies in custody.

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Whistleblower: FG nets N73 billion in 4 months

Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s Finance Minister, seems to understand President Muhammadu Buhari’ mindset as far as fighting graft is concerned and is effectively broaching measures that have warmed the President’s heart. One of the measures already yielding positive results is the Whistle-blowing policy, which gives a percentage of recovered looted public fund to the whistleblower, an unprecedented policy that excites Nigerians at home and abroad, and opens a new chapter in financial crimes onslaught in the country.

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Why government loses corruption cases (2) by Femi Falana

For some inexplicable reasons, the government has refused to comply with the orders of the ECOWAS Court, the FCT High Court and the federal high court to the effect that former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd) be admitted to bail. In a similar situation, the federal high court did not allow the government to arraign Commodore Umar Mohammed until the order admitting him to bail was complied with.

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Why Lagos State is celebrating 50th anniversary in a grand way – Ayorinde

The preparation you referred to is actually for the last 50 days of the year-long celebration. Don’t forget that the celebration started on May 27, 2016, three months after the 10-man Planning Committee to drive it was inaugurated by the Governor. Since that time, we have had a measured, consistent and effective anniversary programme. Several colloquiums have been held under the direction of the Planning Committee Chairman, Prof. Wole Soyinka, as an intellectual voyage into different areas of life, culture, history, governance and business that make Lagos an exceptional state.

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