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The impending implosion of APC  by Reuben Abati

The impending implosion of APC by Reuben Abati

Just take the phrase: "impending" in the title above with a pinch of salt.  I use the word because in politics as in life, things happen - as seemingl
2019 and the politics of campaign finance  by Reuben Abati

2019 and the politics of campaign finance by Reuben Abati

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party's National Convention. When the public protested,
2019: Nigeria’s emerging political leaders  by Reuben Abati

2019: Nigeria’s emerging political leaders by Reuben Abati

A strong indication of both the quality and failure of politics in Nigeria, as the people look forward to the next general elections in 2019, is the m
Section 5 and the Mohammed Bello Adoke case  by  Reuben Abati

Section 5 and the Mohammed Bello Adoke case by Reuben Abati

His Lordship Justice Binta Nyako at the Federal High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory last Friday, gave an instructive, landmark judgmen
Ayo Adebanjo: The man and his politics  by Reuben Abati

Ayo Adebanjo: The man and his politics by Reuben Abati

When friends, family and political associates gather in Ijebu-Ogbo, Ogun state today, to celebrate the 90th birthday of Chief Ayo Adebanjo, they will
As Buhari Navigates APC through the Storm by Patrick Obahiagbon

As Buhari Navigates APC through the Storm by Patrick Obahiagbon

   I would like to state prestissimo, and from the outset of this lucubration, that I do not doubt the capacity of President Muhammadu Buhar
Bill Gates as “a wailing wailer”  by  Reuben Abati

Bill Gates as “a wailing wailer” by Reuben Abati

"I do not enjoy speaking to you this bluntly when you have been gracious enough to invite me here..."  – Bill Gates.   Mr. Bill Gates, Microsoft
Nigeria, ECOWAS and the Morocco question  by  Reuben Abati

Nigeria, ECOWAS and the Morocco question by Reuben Abati

I was in Morocco recently, about 20 years after I last visited Timbuktu, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Laayoune. I was quite impressed to see how M
The Kigali AU Summit: Nigeria’s diplomatic blunder  by  Reuben Abati

The Kigali AU Summit: Nigeria’s diplomatic blunder by Reuben Abati

President Muhammadu Buhari's 12th hour decision to snub the African Union Extra-ordinary summit on the endorsement of the African Continental Free Tra
Soyinka and Nigeria’s dinner with the devil  by Reuben Abati

Soyinka and Nigeria’s dinner with the devil by Reuben Abati

Professor Wole Soyinka was keynote speaker at the maiden annual lecture of the Ripples Centre for Data and Investigative Journalism held in Lagos on M
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