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There is no force as strong as the collective will of the people. Political theorist, John Locke, who ascertained the domicile of power, eventually discovered that power is domiciled with the people. Locke, in his Two Treatises of Government, published in 1690, argues that it is the people that give power to the ultimate ruler. And in extension, the ultimate ruler can only exercise that power to the extent he is allowed by the people.

2019: What forced me out of PDP – Donald Duke

By Donald Duke

Expectedly, the launch of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement, shortly after former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, has elicited a diverse array of commentary. From excitement that something is at last happening in the polity that reverses the bore, to hope, confusion and of course condemnation. Good enough, hardly indifference, for then it would have been a failure. There are also those who proffer neither ideas nor solutions, but seemingly have the answers to all that is right and wrong in our country.

Ambode has worked very hard to earn a second term says Lanre Razak

A former commissioner for public transportation and a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Lagos State, Chief Lanre Razak in this interview with newsmen canvasses for a second tenure for Governor Akinwunmi insisting that his score card so far more than qualify him for the job. Excerpts:

Aisha Buhari: The critic in the other room

Mrs Aisha M. Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari is probably the most loved person in Nigeria today, especially by critics of her husband’s administration. She first came to our notice in this regard when in the course of her ailing husband’s medical vacation in London, she famously declared through BBC Hausa Service that the Buhari administration had been hijacked by a cabal. Long before anybody raised the issue, she was the first to observe that President Buhari has no business seeking a second term in office the way he was carrying on. She even added that she would not join him for any second term campaign. I had written a piece at the time titled “Aisha and that BBC interview”.

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