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Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, To Host Historic No-Holds-Barred Session With Nigerian Bloggers

In continuation of the tradition of participatory governance, Governor Kayode Fayemi will be having a no holds barred session with key social media actors (bloggers, activsits, factivists and influencers) from the 6th through 9th February 2014 at the Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort, ...

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Leadership: What Goodluck Jonathan can learn from Stephen Keshi – Ogunyemi Bukola

Successful leadership, be it in business, politics or sports, operates on identical underlying principles. As such, successful leaders learn from one another across the different sectors of life and terrain of leadership in which they operate. Nigeria’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, ...

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Cyriacus Njokusaurus: Dinosaurs and the Dangers of a Goodluck Democracy – Ogunyemi Bukola

  For those familiar with the ever busy theatre of Nigerian politics, the name Cyriacus Njoku needs no introduction. Twice has he challenged the eligibility of Goodluck Jonathan to stand for election into the highest political office in Nigeria, twice ...

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The Parable of Twelve Elders and a Leaking Umbrella – Ogunyemi Bukola

For observers of Nigeria’s political space in the build-up to the 2015 general elections, the merger of some major opposition parties to form the yet-to-registered All Progressives Congress and the crisis rocking the ruling party, the People’s Democratic Party, are ...

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Petroleum Industry Bill: the Carrot, the Sticks, and the Dummies – Ogunyemi Bukola

Last month, after much dilly dallying, and a particularly rowdy session which brought back memories of royal rumble legislation, the controversial Petroleum Industry Bill, that has aroused tension at the National Assembly since its presentation last year, was given a ...

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BUDGET 2013: Motion Without Movement – By Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

The first quarter of the fiscal year has practically ended, yet Nigeria and Nigerians are yet to know how the approximately $140 million dollars the country earns daily from crude oil sales alone are being spent and how much more ...

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