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Many Nigerian patriots are not in government

SERAP, Nigerians, corruption

By Tonnie Iredia In developing societies, people in government are always unduly defensive in their public utterances; each press statement is always a rejoinder while every broadcast interview is to correct certain so-called public misconceptions. This has in fact been the thrust of our information management approach in Nigeria since the colonial times. The ongoing
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Now, where are our politicians?

By Tonnie Iredia For the first time in many years, Nigeria has in the last few days operated like most countries of the world where day to day happenings are premised mainly on what government is doing.  Earlier, the only thing that was happening in Nigeria was politics, politics, and politics, without governance. As at
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ONDO 2020: Ondo APC Unity Forum screening committee picks consensus candidate

APC has not been fair to Edo state

By Tonnie Iredia In 2016, many Edo citizens had misgivings about the conduct of the governorship elections which led to the declaration of Godwin Obaseki as Governor of the state. But having gone through all the processes including the segment on the settlement of election disputes, it became expedient for us as good followers of
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Senate, Smart Adeyemi

Military rule: Senator Adeyemi was on point

By Tonnie Iredia The controversy as to whether our people prefer military rule to democracy raised last week by Senator Smart Adeyemi (Kogi West) was unnecessary because those who controverted him were living in denial. Adeyemi was not talking about ‘democracy’ and ‘dictatorship’ as abstract terms, he was talking about the results of governance which
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ONDO 2020: Ondo APC Unity Forum screening committee picks consensus candidate

APC: It’s time for introspection

By Tonnie Iredia With the nullification three days ago of a previously announced victory of Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the last governorship election in Bayelsa state, it is time for the party to take another look at her political misfortunes. Earlier, the party had squandered all its successes in the
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