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Our orientation as a people will never allow us to produce leaders like Lateef Jakande again

Ayo Akinfe

(1) In today’s Nigeria, there is no way that a Lateef Jakande would get elected into office. Jakande never gave out one bag of rice, gari, elubo or tin of palm oil to anyone to get elected

(2) Jakande was a man of modest means and did not have the millions with which to bribe party delegates

(3) Jakande also did not have an army of thugs at his beck and call with which to intimidate political opponents

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Nigerian governments vows that it will not tolerate fresh #EndSARS protests at Lekki Toll Gate

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Rohr warns Ahmed Musa that he needs to find a club if he wants to remain part of the Eagles

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Former Lagos State governor Lateef Jakande passes away at the ripe old age of 91

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Akinwunmi Adesina warns that Africa needs debt relief and access to Covid-19 vaccine

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Chinese trade with Nigeria continues to balloon surpassing the total with the rest of Africa

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Another 20 #EndSARS protesters win court ruling asking CBN to unfreeze their bank accounts

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