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Reuben Abati Live

Go, Mugabe, Go by Reuben Abati

Since August, I have been the anchorperson of a programme on television called ThisDay Live where we discuss political matters – local and global. The programme is available on Arise

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Buhari And The Allegation Of Northernization

By Reuben Abati Perhaps the biggest news this week so far, has been the attempt by the Presidency to debunk the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari has been kinder to

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Baba, Maina, Idris And Other Stories

By Reuben Abati “I hear say our Sai Baba don return from Turkey” “Did you hope that he would stay there permanently? He went for the D-8 meeting, and he

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Abati Didn’t Write That… By Reuben Abati

I had dedicated Saturday, October 21, to two important events: attending to family duties and participating in a farewell funeral party in Abeokuta in honour of a doughty elderly woman

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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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