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Atiku and gains of democratic struggles

IT is not an over-statement that Atiku Abubakar is today the greatest champion for demoratic stability and advancement in the country. In life, reward for hardwork is success. Hardwork surely pays. The life story of Atiku Abubakar is full of hardwork, perseverance, patience, diligence, excellence, surprises and success. As an orphan, Atiku beat all odds and emerged as a superstar from a humble beginning.

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Conducting credible guber re-run in Delta State

UNDOUBTEDLY, these are critical times for the electorate in Delta State. Unless any of the eligible candidates for the governorship re-run ordered by the Court of Appeal in Benin, on November 9, 2010, secures an injunction from the court, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, (REC), in Delta State, Dr. Gabriel Adaku, will conduct the gubernatorial re-run on Thursday, January 6, 2011.

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Atiku’s politics of entitlement (2)

WHEN their candidate was roundly defeated by Barack Obama on the November 4, 2008 United States Presidential election, at the concession speech of Senator McCain, you could observe a lot of his supporters were bitter, not because their candidate lost the election, but because he lost to a blackman! Most of them were crying ‘how could this happen? How can this black man rule ‘our’ America’? To them America belongs to the white man, period.

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Enahoro:Tribute to a statesman

I JOIN millions of Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora to mourn the death of our foremost nationalist, an elder statesman, pro-democracy activist, journalist and one of Nigeria’s frontline politicians, Chief (Dr) Anthony Eromosele Enahoro the Adolo of Uromi who died peacefully on 15:12:2010 at the age of 87, in Benin City, the Edo State Capital.

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Much ado about zoning

THERE is something about the Nigeria system that defies all logic and reasoning. The country has been enmeshed in the zoning brouhaha since the demise of our dear president, late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua. During his long absence, due to ill-health, there were subterranean and unconstitutional moves to block the then Vice-President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan from assuming office because the President did not properly hand over to him, before travelling for medical treatment in Saudi-Arabia.

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