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Okorocha And Jacob Zuma’s Statue

by Reuben Abati What is it about South African President Jacob Zuma and statues? Two statues in one month- generating controversy from the streets of Pretoria to the streets of Owerri

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Kachikwu, Baru And The NNPC Debacle By Reuben Abati

The current NNPC debacle is probably the most embarrassing, even if mercifully, eye-opening crisis in the history of that nationally strategic institution since its creation in 1977. I seek in

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Letter to Nnamdi Kanu

By Reuben Abati Dear Nnamdi Kanu, We have never met. I only know you by reputation and I have had cause in the last year to write on your activities within

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The Python Does Not Dance…

By Reuben Abati Operation code-names have been an important part of military operations since the Germans first applied them in World War 1 but it may be said that the recent

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Mama Taraba And The APC Crisis

By Reuben Abati Mama Taraba is Senator Aisha Alhassan, the current Minister of Women Affairs in the Muhammadu Buhari cabinet, and arguably the most influential female politician in Taraba state

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Akwa Ibom Churches As Parastatals

by Reuben Abati Religion was not quite a major divisive issue in the community in which we lived in the Old Cross River State in my days as a student there.

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JAMB and the politics of cut-off marks

by Reuben Abati I have followed with keen interest the controversy over the announcement of cut-off marks for Nigeria’s admission processes for the 2017/2018 session, with many commentators and the general

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Aso Villa And The Audacity Of Rats

by Reuben Abati “What’s that sound I am hearing?” “What sound?” “I thought I heard something like miaow, miaow…” “Oh my cats…oh yes…” “Are you now breeding cats?” “Not really. But

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Presidential Broadcast And Other Stories

By Reuben Abati  “Baba don come oh. Baba o yo yo, Baba Bubu o yo yo” “What is that?” “Eh, o yo yo” “If you are this excited about President Buhari’s

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Buhari’s Reunion With His Media Team By Reuben Abati

I was really excited on Saturday when I received news of the eventual visit of President Muhammadu Buhari’s media team to him in London. I had always felt that the

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