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Vol 64 No 22

Published 2nd November 2023


The end of Tinubu's beginning

The public fight over the president's history polarises politics and reinforces the need for judicial reform

That so many Nigerians expected the Supreme Court to confirm Bola Tinubu's victory in this year's Presidential elections reflects a consensus about the judiciary rather than the merits of the head of state. Most people accept the Supreme Court's ruling in Tinubu's favour on 26 October draws a line under the election, but it hasn't brought the country together.

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