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Vol 59 No 5

Published 9th March 2018


Who goes first?

Timing is everything for top politicians waiting for clearer signals from the President before they launch their own campaigns

It was a clear enough announcement on 15 February from the Secretary to the Federal Government, Boss Mustapha, that President Muhammadu Buhari would certainly seek a second term in national elections due in February 2019. For good measure, Buhari's political spokesman Gideon Sammani backed this up. But no confirmation from Buhari.

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