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Anatomy of Presidential Engagement

In the sphere of presidential en­gagement and communication, Nigeria has had different shades of Presidents, from the docile and absent, laidback, garrison-style com­munication, taciturn, to the pragmat­ic. Each shade created the mood and tone of the presidency and...

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Restoring The Spirit Of June 12

Restoring The Spirit Of June 12

Restoring the spirit of June 12 By Dakuku Peterside Democracy is taken for granted as the best form of government. At least the West told us so. We have also accepted it by default. We have tried multiple facets of democratic systems - parliamentary and presidential...

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COVID-19 and the Philanthropy in Us

COVID-19 and the Philanthropy in Us

In the midst of fear and growing anxiety about the rising fatality of COVID-19, I was impressed how citizens themselves organised to fill in the gap. People came out in their numbers , standing in with one another in a very impressive way in several communities across...

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Herdsmen And The Security Challenge

Herdsmen And The Security Challenge

Herdsmen and the Security Challenge   By Dakuku Peterside In the South West ,Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho has recently been in the news. The self-styled Yoruba activist gained popularity (or notoriety) recently in the country after he led...

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