2019: Nigeria’s Emerging Political Leaders, by Reuben Abati

A strong indication of both the quality and failure of politics in Nigeria, as the people look forward to the next general elections in 2019, is the manner in which virtually “every” Nigerian believes that he or she is good enough to be President of Nigeria. This may speak to a deepening of political consciousness,…

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Ayo Adebanjo: The man and his politics, by Reuben Abati

When friends, family and political associates gather in Ijebu-Ogbo, Ogun State today to celebrate the 90th birthday of Chief Ayo Adebanjo, they will be honouring a radical and progressive politician, a lawyer, elder statesman, a patriot, and a nationalist of Yoruba extraction, who is without doubt, one of the most remarkable politicians of his generation…

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