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NIGERIA POLITICS: Goodluck Jonathan And The Ostrich Game

NIGERIA POLITICS: Goodluck Jonathan And The Ostrich Game

Goodluck Jonathan should spare what remains of his saliva and throw his hat into the ring if he and what remains of PDP believes in the lies they regurgitate to themselves that he did well in power. Let the PDP simply exhume Goodluck Jonathan and present him to Nigerians on its 2019 ticket as the best they have for the presidency on the mantra that he did so well for the six years he was here and let Nigerians vote, if in real terms they have forgotten the lessons of March 28, 2015.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari: #ResumeOrResign Protests and the Necessity of Truth

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari: #ResumeOrResign Protests and the Necessity of Truth

Nigeria is too complex even for a fully fit president to lead not to talk of an absentee and unfit one. Little wonder we now have a more ferocious resurgence of the Boko Haram onslaught that has led to the killing of innocent people including oil explorers, University staff, fishermen, and the sacking of whole villages.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Now That Restructure Is Dead,  Separation Remains Only Option For Yoruba

NIGERIA POLITICS: Now That Restructure Is Dead, Separation Remains Only Option For Yoruba

The central quality in Yoruba’s life is pain – pain so old and deep that it shows in almost every moment of our existence. Separation remains the only viable and realistic option for Yoruba. All peoples have the right to self-determination.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Another Northern Messenger From Hell

NIGERIA POLITICS: Another Northern Messenger From Hell

Igbo must take a quick and urgent decision on this. Enough should be enough and if Igbo refuse to cage this monster, they should be ready to pay for their complacency. Are we pretending that by denying the truth or feeling that others don’t know the root cause of this madness, we will evade the recompense for Nnamdi Kanu’s crass irresponsibility?

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Re: Now that PDP is Back …

NIGERIA POLITICS: Re: Now that PDP is Back …

Again, the postulation that PDP’s victory in the bye-election was as a result of Candidate Hussain’s imposition is a lie straight from Dante’s inferno!

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NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP Lagos and the Never Ending Crisis

NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP Lagos and the Never Ending Crisis

The recent Supreme Court judgement that authenticated Senator Ahmed Makarfi as National Chairman of the party, rather than douse the crisis within the PDP party, seems to have escalated the feud.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Senators’ Immunity: Another Futile Flight of Folly by Saraki’s National Assembly

NIGERIA POLITICS: Senators’ Immunity: Another Futile Flight of Folly by Saraki’s National Assembly

With a unanimous vote last week, members of the Saraki senate voted to grant immunity to themselves in a clearly unpopular move that runs against the expressed opinions of Nigerians. The voting to grant immunity to themselves was one of the highlights of the voting to amend the present constitution.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: You Don’t Need N700 Million House in Abuja Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III

NIGERIA POLITICS: You Don’t Need N700 Million House in Abuja Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III

The real question is whether Sultan Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III really needs a house in Abuja and whether it makes common sense for the Sokoto state government to shell out a whopping N700 million for that purpose.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Boko Haram, Not IPOB, is the Threat to Nigeria’s Security, Igbo Group Fires Back at Arewa Youth

NIGERIA POLITICS: Boko Haram, Not IPOB, is the Threat to Nigeria’s Security, Igbo Group Fires Back at Arewa Youth

IRA, has replied the Arewa Youth Assembly, who called on Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for what it termed “threat to national security”.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Thinking With You… Nigeria I Hate Thee!

NIGERIA POLITICS: Thinking With You… Nigeria I Hate Thee!

Nigeria, is repeating the disastrous evolutionary process that has plagued so many failed countries throughout mankind’s history.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Restructuring Bogey And Its Latter Day Disciples

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Restructuring Bogey And Its Latter Day Disciples

God, be thanked, the APC, which holds the biggest chunk of the stick, being the party in power, has come out to clarify its position on restructuring and has indeed set up a ten-man committee to fine tune and present its position on restructuring.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: MASSOB to Ndigbo: Return Home By August 2017 to Beat Arewa Youths October 1 Deadline

NIGERIA POLITICS: MASSOB to Ndigbo: Return Home By August 2017 to Beat Arewa Youths October 1 Deadline

“MASSOB urges the Eze Ndigbo in northern cities to carry out this compilation of our kinsmen data as a native and ancestry exercise and we appeal to them not to betray this act of nobility because of their individual interests or favors from Hausa-Fulani.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Still On The Executive-Legislature Slugfest On The Budget

NIGERIA POLITICS: Still On The Executive-Legislature Slugfest On The Budget

Before Buhari, budgets have no impact and spark no interest among the common man whose interests were neither captured nor represented in yearly ritual.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: If South-Easterners Don’t Want to Stay in Nigeria, Let Them Go

NIGERIA POLITICS: If South-Easterners Don’t Want to Stay in Nigeria, Let Them Go

Lieutenant Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu said only one thing would make the rebels cease fire: “that the Republic of Nigeria be split into its component parts.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari: Fayose, Fani-Kayode Cannot Be Silenced

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari: Fayose, Fani-Kayode Cannot Be Silenced

Let it be stated that Fayose and Fani-Kayode’s criticism of Buhari has nothing to do with where he comes from. If it does, then this duo would not be defending the Shiites.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: If Acting President Osinbajo Were Hausa Or Fulani…  Yoruba Ronu It’s Time To Go!

NIGERIA POLITICS: If Acting President Osinbajo Were Hausa Or Fulani… Yoruba Ronu It’s Time To Go!

Nigeria is false to the past. Nigeria is false to the present. Nigeria is solemnly binds herself to the false in the future.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Nigerian Democratic Experiment And The Influence of The Undemocratic Forces Of the Mob

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Nigerian Democratic Experiment And The Influence of The Undemocratic Forces Of the Mob

Since 1999, Nigeria has had an uninterrupted democratic experiment which has been largely successful.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Of Battle For Legitimacy, A. B Mahmoud (San) And The Internal Rumpus Within The Aviary Of The Bar

NIGERIA POLITICS: Of Battle For Legitimacy, A. B Mahmoud (San) And The Internal Rumpus Within The Aviary Of The Bar

With this in mind, a more honorable path to thread would be for the Mahmoud Led NBA to abandon the unnecessary appeal which is a clear exercise in shifting the goal post..

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Acting President Bukola Saraki

NIGERIA POLITICS: Acting President Bukola Saraki

Let Buhari government see the portent danger in Saraki plots and do whatever it can to undo Saraki menace before it crumbles this government and democracy.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Abacha’s Killer Squad Poisoned Yar’Adua: Obasanjo Reveals

NIGERIA POLITICS: Abacha’s Killer Squad Poisoned Yar’Adua: Obasanjo Reveals

Obasanjo described the day he was court-martialled and sentenced as one of the ‘worst days in his life.’

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