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A president for everybody

In what political observers are describing as a genuine sense of self-preservation, President Muhammadu Buhari appears to be handling the two warring factions of the Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, with clinical dexterity, as he continues to engage in a game of political romance with all parties involved.

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Need for single six-year term for President, governors (2)

Last week I began an examination of the long standing debate on the desirability of abandoning the current four year tenure in favour of a single seven or six year tenure. I stated the fact that the current four year tenure and the need for re-election brings about too much distraction to the incumbent. I referred to the ongoing preparations for the elections and the resultant effect it has had on the day to day running of some states in which the Governors have for several months devoted their entire attention to issues of re-election.

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