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This Is Why Hillary Clinton Should Be President Of The United States

Hillary Clinton winning this election has pretty much had an air of inevitability to it since day 1 of the primaries, which is why Clinton supporters (and really anyone who isn’t quite ready for the apocalypse) were so unsettled by polling that showed she was neck-and-neck with Republican nominee Donald ...

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EZE RETURNS TO SCHOOL (EPISODE 4)

One of the joys of being in JSS3 was the absolute dominion of our classroom block. The JSS2 block, just like its SS3 counterpart, stood on its own, an island, separated from the other classroom blocks, which were conjoined, JSS1 to JSS2 and SS1 to SS2. The upshot of this ...

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CORPERS’ LODGE XVII

The first point of call for voters was the first assistant presiding officer’s table. The APO 1 had Jega’s card reader. He would authenticate the voter’s permanent card to ascertain whether the card was from INEC and belonged to this polling unit. This successful, he would then verify that the ...

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CORPERS’ LODGE XV

I woke up with a slight pain in my ribs, the exact place where Chiemeke shot me in the dream. It was Election Day. I stamped to my feet. Not even a bullet in real life would keep me away from today’s exercise. I didn’t even have time to pray, ...

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CORPERS’ LODGE X

December 2014 would always be remembered as the month that began a new phase in my service year and directly contributed to one of the most painful events that I regret till date. To fully understand this, I would have to fill you in on some backgrounds. Our local government ...

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Court Clears Jonathan To Contest For 2015 Elections

A Federal High Court in Kaduna on Monday struck out a suit seeking to restrain President Goodluck Jonathan from seeking re-election in the 2015 general elections brought before it by two leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The plaintiffs, Richard Mneaga, and Shuaibu Lill had sought for an order ...

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Toby Writes: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MY FOREBEARS

After so much controversy which my last week’s article generated, as several people called for my head for daring to advocate that democracy should be discarded as a form of government in Nigeria, I feel it’s expedient to take my supposition a bit further. Most times a sizeable number of ...

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Tobe Writes: GOD IS NOT A DEMOCRAT

 ‘We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers ...

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What Day For Love? It’s Election Day

“Baby where are you? I am all dressed up for our day out…” “Err…I can’t make it, I am voting for my desired president.” “WHAT?” Let’s hope a lot of the conversations on Valentine’s Day (14th of February 2015) won’t go like that. According to the timetable for the 2015 ...

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Tobe Writes: ANAMBRA ELECTION – THE DILEMMA OF A NIGERIAN GOD AND A NIGERIAN VOTER

I have been in the dusty town of Nnewi for the past few weeks. I can unequivocally state without mincing words that the atmosphere is rife with campaign; the walls of our houses have been flagrantly defaced with super-imposed posters of artificially smiling candidates, large billboards of these political demi-gods ...

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