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Retired Generals should be barred from contesting presidential elections — Tanko Yakassai

Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, Second Republic politician, in this encounter speaks on the military involvement in Nigeria elections and advocates that retired generals be excluded from contesting elections to position of civilian president where they also become commander-in-chief of the armed forces because of the negative impact of miliatry involvement in elections, especially the last elections.
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Yakassai, CISLAC decry high cost of nomination forms

Elder statesman, Tanko Yakassai, has decried the high cost of nomination and expression of interest forms imposed on aspirants for elective positions by political parties. In the same vein, the executive director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Auwal Rafsanjani, noted that the development would entrench corrupt practices in the polity. The All Progressives […] …

Threat to democracy: Why Nigerians should be careful in 2019— Adebanjo, Tanko Yakassai, Mbazulike Amaehi, Doyin Okupe

Those who have always doubted the possibility that a former military despot would change in a democratic dispensation may not be far from the truth.
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Spate of killings: If Miyetti Allah owns up to killings, govt and security agencies know what to do —Tanko Yakassai

Spate of killings: If Miyetti Allah owns up to killings, govt and security agencies know what to do —Tanko Yakassai

The spate of senseless killings in Nigeria has reached a crescendo. Everything has been blamed for the problem except the herdsmen perpetrating the act.
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