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June 12: Kudirat’s ghost still cries for justice

As Nigerians continue to remember the passing away of presumed winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential Election, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, who died in incarceration in1998 after being denied his mandate, legal battle over the murder of his wife, Alhaja Kudirat Abiola, is still raging following the conviction of Major Hamza Al-Mustapha and Alhaji Lateef Shofolahan, by a Lagos State High Court.

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Nigeria’s development dilemma

Soon, and very soon, Nigeria will be hitting hundred years as one nation welded together by the force of colonialism. Many of us have asked whether this should be counted as an achievement; and if so, whether it is worth rolling out the drums in celebration. Not many have answered in the affirmative, and not a few have seen much grace in any merriment.

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Violence against women: Fashola stresses urgent law reform

Violence against women and girls remains the most acute form of gender inequality in Nigeria and tneed for special protection of the feminine gender cannot be over-emphasized. Under the law, lies a rational belief that every human being is entitled to equal consideration and respect. But in recent times in Nigeria, there have been several cases of violence against women and girls, which most times are unreported despite their pervasiveness.

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