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Yar’Adua’s spokesman, takes us behind the scenes of the former Nigerian president's mysterious disappearance to a Saudi hospital in late 2009 and his even more mysterious return to the country in 2010. Filled with political intrigue and revealing anecdotes, Power, Politics, and Death chronicles the events and power struggles within the government during Yar'Adua's time in office, particularly in his final months. Readers also get the inside story on Yar'Adua himself: his successes, struggles and unfulfilled political dreams.
Against the Run of Play takes an intense look at Nigerian politics at a time when an entrenched political party was defeated in a presidential election after 16 unbroken years in power. This book offers the reader a narrative explanation and an unusual insight into the major human and institutional factors that led up to the defeat of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015. Equally important is the author’s detailed recall of the major political developments that made the outcome inevitable while shaping the very expectations that brought President Buhari to power. Adeniyi enhances the credibility of his narrative through an extensive set of interviews with living key players in the drama he relates. The hindsight of these key players throws the events into bolder relief and illuminates the road ahead.