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NIGERIA POLITICS: Mr. President, Forget About Ibrahim Magu… Pick Yoruba Or Igbo For The Job!

NIGERIA POLITICS: Mr. President, Forget About Ibrahim Magu… Pick Yoruba Or Igbo For The Job!

There are millions of Yorubas and Igbos who are more qualified, more competent, and more capable than Magu to be the next EFCC Chairman.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Saraki, Magu and the Phantom War on Corruption

NIGERIA POLITICS: Saraki, Magu and the Phantom War on Corruption

We cannot continue to have “Integrity-Challenged Charlatan” as head of anti-graft agency. To do that is to make nonsense of our war against corruption.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ile Ife Crisis: Between Ethnic Conquest and the Glorification of “Yeyerity”

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ile Ife Crisis: Between Ethnic Conquest and the Glorification of “Yeyerity”

It is time for Nigerians to begin to speak up against selective application of our laws to issues based on some mundane considerations that only end up dragging us centuries backwards.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Obumselu, Onukaba: Darkness Falls Twice

NIGERIA POLITICS: Obumselu, Onukaba: Darkness Falls Twice

Sadly, then, even though many Nigerians did not know who Obumselu was, were not aware of the epical scale of his brilliance, he knew us all too well.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Still on Fani-Kayode, Buratai, Biafra And The Guardians Of Empire Nigeria

NIGERIA POLITICS: Still on Fani-Kayode, Buratai, Biafra And The Guardians Of Empire Nigeria

Fani-Kayode has come from a very noble family with rich roots and patriotism that have immensely shaped the course of our nation over the years even before our independence.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Jonathan, Chibok Girls, British Offer and the Dwarf Emperor of Kaduna

NIGERIA POLITICS: Jonathan, Chibok Girls, British Offer and the Dwarf Emperor of Kaduna

The British High Commission had described the story that Jonathan’s administration rejected an offer by Britons to help rescue the Chibok girls as false.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: An Open Letter to Governor Ambode for Empathy with the Poor in His Administration of Lagos State

NIGERIA POLITICS: An Open Letter to Governor Ambode for Empathy with the Poor in His Administration of Lagos State

This letter is written at the instance of some recent policies of the state government which seemed targeted against the poor.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Succession Battle in Osun!

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Succession Battle in Osun!

All said, there is a great political battle ahead in Osun State and only the Strength of Israel knows how it will end!

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ibrahim Dankwambo’s Gombe as the Miracle of the Savannah (Part 2)

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ibrahim Dankwambo’s Gombe as the Miracle of the Savannah (Part 2)

Dankwambo has shown dogged shrewdness in the judicious management of very scarce resources to achieve the much he has been able to achieve for his people.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Imperative of Rule of Law in Nnamdi Kanu’s Case

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Imperative of Rule of Law in Nnamdi Kanu’s Case

The case of Nnamdi Kanu and Buhari – and not necessarily the Nigerian state (if you ask me) – is no longer within the commonsensical discretion of Buhari.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Official! FG Declares Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Security Threat

NIGERIA POLITICS: Official! FG Declares Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Security Threat

The federal government says IMN it is not substantially different from the Boko Haram terrorist group that has killed about 100,000 people since 2009.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ibrahim Dankwambo’s Gombe as the Miracle of the Savannah (Part 1)

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ibrahim Dankwambo’s Gombe as the Miracle of the Savannah (Part 1)

Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo knows that the best way to liberate humanity is to get as many indigenes educated.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: All Hail Yemi Osinbajo

NIGERIA POLITICS: All Hail Yemi Osinbajo

If there is hope to be gleaned from the bizarre saga of Buhari’s disappearance it’s that Yemi Osinbajo, has filled in admirably in his boss’s absence.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Buhari/Osinbajo Initiative and the Niger Delta

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Buhari/Osinbajo Initiative and the Niger Delta

The Niger Delta has been on the boil again. It had therefore become imperative that actions are taken to resolve the agitation going on in the Niger Delta.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Meeting a Man Who Fed Starving Biafrans

NIGERIA POLITICS: Meeting a Man Who Fed Starving Biafrans

In David Koren I met a veritable hero. He’s the truest, grittiest kind of hero—by the measure of the difference he made, the depth of his humanity.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari’s Sick Leave Revives Nigeria’s Presidency

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari’s Sick Leave Revives Nigeria’s Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari has been in London for six weeks on medical leave, raising questions over his capacity to govern Africa’s largest economy.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: President Buhari, Femi Adeshina, Mischief Makers and the Rest of Us

NIGERIA POLITICS: President Buhari, Femi Adeshina, Mischief Makers and the Rest of Us

Presidential spokesman, Femi Adeshina, could not hide his joy as he announced with unrivalled glee the phone call of Mr President to him all the way from London.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Yemi Osinbajo Now in the Spotlight

NIGERIA POLITICS: Yemi Osinbajo Now in the Spotlight

Nigeria’s Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is everywhere while his boss is away. He conducted a spot check on the public toilets at Lagos international airport.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Xenophobia: When South Africa Show Criminal Ingratitude

NIGERIA POLITICS: Xenophobia: When South Africa Show Criminal Ingratitude

If South Africa wants to be ungrateful to Nigeria for standing by her in her time of need, they should just say so rather than kill our citizens.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Buhari Illness, Osinbajo and the Opposition

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Buhari Illness, Osinbajo and the Opposition

Buhari and Osinbajo are a team. The success of either is the success of the team and the success of the political alliance between the North and the Yoruba.

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