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(From Vanguard (Nigeria) - AAGM)
Byline: Austen Oboh
EVERY Nigerian patriot who has been following the course of political activities in Nigeria in the last few months, should have good reasons to feel extremely anxious about the future of this country. Not only has the pattern of political alignment remained largely unchanged, there appears to be a near total disengagement with the ultimate factor of socio-political engineering - the electrorate. Politics in Nigeria has careered out of the court of public preferences into the court of "gentleman's resolutions" and the fate of the world's most populous black nation is decided by the tempers of a coterie of misguided opportunists.
Politics, democratic or of whatever hue - it matters little in Nigeria - has simply become an insidiously …