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Aftermath of PDP primaries

THE much-anticipated Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] presidential primary elections in Nigeria have come and gone, leaving the victorious singing victory songs and the vanquished to rue their fate. That the PDP presidential primary elections were a bitterly fought and acrimonious political battle is to say the least. It succeeded in splitting the ruling party in Nigeria down the middle.

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Party primaries and court interventions

In the past weeks, primary elections and voter registration have dominated national discourse. Not even the assassinations in Borno State that saw the felling of the All Nigeria Peoples’ Party, ANPP, gubernatorial candidate, Fanami Gubio, and six others; plus the seemingly intractable Jos impasse could relegate electioneering to the background.

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Of fox and dog styles

WHILE our stay as undergraduates at the university lasted, we were constantly reminded of two things by this regimented communications professor. One: Don’t be a Robert Mugabe, a Saddam Hussein, a Gnassingbe Eyadema, an Idi Amin, or an IBB when we go into politics. Two: Be a Nelson Mandela, an Abraham Lincoln, or a Bill Clinton when we do.

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Obi’s fresh challenge

LIFE largely drives its beneficiaries according to their inclinations. The interrelationship between transcendent life and the finite bits of a person’s inherent idiosyncrasies therefore presents, as well as represents, both the person’s challenges in life and his responses to such stimuli.

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Take a trip to the three Warri LGAs

THE recent Delta State re-run election and the so-called results it spewed represent the most desperate, absurd and nauseous outing undertaken in politics in recent times. Knowing they were in for complete whitewash, the Ibori boys exercised themselves in what they know best: Crudity. If there is anything unexplainable, this is it.

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