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2019: A tale of two live interviews

The interviews anchored by Kadaria Ahmed and titled ‘The Candidates’ have  hosted the leading candidates of the two major political parties jostling for votes in the 2019 presidential election. The Candidates’ is a form of presidential town hall meeting that is co-produced by Daria Media and the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), with support from the MacArthur Foundation.

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PDP, Atiku & Onnoghen affair

The  matter of the self-inflicted predicament of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen has brought out the true colours of some of those seeking to lead the country. No matter how hard they try to change their garments and adorn the democratic garb to hoodwink people, like leopards, they cannot change their skin.

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Otoge lands in Delta

Following the inauguration of the APC gubernatorial campaign and flag off on January 19, 2019, the ‘push’ of electioneering has come to ‘shove’ in Delta State. It is no longer about ‘whether APC and Chief Great Ogboru can deliver’; it is now about the ‘quality of what Ogboru will deliver to the good people of Delta State’.

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Revisiting the Jubril el-Sudaniya narrative

A number of dramatic incidents have been recorded since President Muhammadu Buhari came out on the hustings, preparatory to the February 16 presidential election. Those incidents have compelled a revisit of the Jubril el-Sudaniya narrative. Politicians’ imaginations are fertile in the making of propaganda and deployment of the same in demonising the other camp and its members.

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