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Reuben Abati:Impostor in Aso Rock?

IHe strode high and proud in newsrooms and boardrooms alike. He was the newspaper columnist and also chairman of the editorial board of the prestigious Nigerian newspaper, The Guardian. He was a first class honours graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Calabar, where he won the Vice-Chancellor’s prize for the best overall graduating

Jonathan is Eligible for Psychiatric Test

By CHARLES OFOJI It is only in a mad country that a sitting president will overtly admit taking bribe from a foreign construction company, in desecration of the constitution he swore to preserve, and still go about his business as president and commander-in-chief as if nothing happened. To acutely grasp President Goodluck Jonathan’s misbehavior in

Beyond Fuel Subsidy: What Next?

Why SURE is not a sure route to Infrastucture Development By JAYE GASKIA INTRODUCTION: At the height of the tremendous mobilisation and organising efforts aimed at preparing Nigerians for resistance and persuading the government to change its policy course on subsidy removal, I had written a paper in December 2011, titled ‘Governing by stealth: exploding

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(Not) Negotiating with Ghosts

By Okey Ndibe I was reading a report in last Sunday’s edition of the Punch titled “FG Rules out Direct Talks with Boko Haram” when a statement by presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, jumped out at me. According to the paper, Mr. Abati confirmed that the Goodluck Jonathan administration was not in direct talks with Boko