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Ekiti elections: An end to litigation

On the converse, Dr. Fayemi and the Action Congress could do well to focus their attention on the 2011 House of Assembly, House of Representatives and Senatorial Elections. By their own action the governorship elections which would have held next year 2010 would now have to wait till 2013! This would give Governor Segun Oni more time to carry out more programmes that would endear him to the people of the state and make his unseating in a future election more difficult. In the final analysis these unending law suits would serve no useful purpose other than become perhaps the sword of Damocles

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Credible lessons in progressive politicking

THE philosophy of life that makes for winner takes all is not only antithetical to development; it is also not in favour of human progress. An intellectual inquiry into the stages of social and economic development in the Marxian interpretations and chronicles of social epochs shows that winner takes all conforms to the values operated in the primitive, slave and feudal social epochs which legacies were the oppressions, suppressions and economic deprivations of the human race.

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Lipservice to immortalising Abiola

All over the world, great men who made their mark on the sands of time of their country, be it in politics, economy, religion or any other human endeavour have institutions of learning, airports or other memorable structures in the country named after them. Hence, there is Charles De Gaulle International Airport Paris France, J.F. Kennedy Airport in New York, etc.

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Open letter to Ogunlewe

Your excellent career progression and your disposition as a thoroughbred technocrat stand you in good stead for this exalted position. Besides, the Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola believes in you and has so much respect for you which made him to confirm your appointment. It is on the strength of this that l felicitate with you and wish you a meritorious service to the State.

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June 12: Still a burden

UNTIL June 12, 1993, Nigerian elections were always characterised by massive rigging driven by bloated census figures(politics being a game of number), pre and post-election violence and bad-blooded court cases, with the plaintiffs and defendants trying to outdo one another in bribing the judges of our courts so much so that one of them had to tell Nigerians that his hands were tied.

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