Lucy Kibaki’s Death: Africa’s Most Violent First Lady By REUBEN ABATI

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Lucy Muthoni Kibaki was buried yesterday, 9.12 am, Nigerian time, in Othaya, Njeri County, Kenya in the presence of about 300 guests and family members, after a requiem mass attended by over 3, 000 dignitaries and 20, 000 mourners.

May Day, Tiwa Savage, Her Husband and Nigeria – By REUBEN ABATI

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Reuben Abati,former Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Goodluck Jonathan writes…

Who Governs Nigeria? By REUBEN ABATI

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During the Jonathan administration, an outspoken opposition spokesperson had argued that Nigeria was on auto-pilot, a phrase that was gleefully even if ignorantly echoed by an excitable opposition crowd. Deeper reflection should have made it clear even to the unthinking that there is no way any country can ever be on auto-pilot, for there are many levels of governance, all working together and cross-influencing each other to determine the structure of inputs and outcomes in society.