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Jibrin: Undisputed kingmaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives

By Idris Omolabake The story of the emergence of former Speaker Yakubu Dogara and his successor, Femi Gbajabiamila, will be incomplete without adequate mention of the exploits of Abdulmumuni Jibrin, an influential member of the House of Representatives from Kano State. Jibrin has succeeded in “installing” two different speakers of the House of Representatives in […]
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The legends of Aso Rock

By Sufuyan Ojeifo President Muhammadu Buhari’s second tenure began with a low-key inauguration at the Eagle Square in Abuja, a scenario that decidedly flowed from the President’s persona of prudence. His kitchen cabinet’s counsel must have also been contributory. The observance of June 12’s maiden Democracy Day edition drew from the same spirit. Unlike in […]