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Ajasin was honourable and incorruptible

Adekunle Ajasin

Ajasin would always be remembered for his work on the Action Group blueprint for education which was carried into the Second Republic as the free education programme of the Unity Party of Nigeria UPN

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The Abacha in Lagos

AS the remains of Dr Beko Ransome-Kuti laid in state at his Imaria residence that fateful evening   in 2006,Mr Olisa Agbakoba(SAN) beckoned to me and said: “Beko is cold in there. I recall all our struggles   all over Lagos to have democracy. Now look at what those we handed the fruits of our struggle to are doing to us”.

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Which way, Nigeria? 4+4 or 4-4?

THE widespread aversion, in some quarters, to incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid is as shocking as it is baffling. It beats the imagination that in less than four years, a president that once enjoyed overwhelming goodwill across the country,when he officially assumed duty as the Chief Executive Officer, could have incurred the wrath of large swathes of the population who now resent, deride and despise him to the extent of literally calling for his ejection from the Olympus height he currently occupies.

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