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Buhari’s Disappearing Presidency

Time will tell. But this much one can claim with confidence: the first month of the Buhari Presidency has been far, far from inspiring. Read more.

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Leahy’s Law Presents Opportunities For Buhari’s Administration

The international debate generated about Leahy’s Law must teach us that as a nation, when push ultimately comes to shove. Read more.

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Buhari vs Halliburton Crooks: A Call for Courage

It is one’s hope Buhari would be able to develop the backbone to go through with this. This is a task that calls for courage and fearlessness on his part. Read more.

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Nigeria Has Legislated On Homosexualism

Chuba Keshi: “Finally, homosexualism offends all known Christian, Islamic and traditionalist doctrines in Africa. Nigeria must resist it.” Read more.

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Observations From The Buhari-American “Holiday”

Overzealous supporters of APC took the occasion for an opportunity to make a public display of their stupidity and obtuseness on Social Media. Read more.

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Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo), MEND Take Center Stage

Government Ekpemupolo (Tompolo): “My dearly beloved Leaders of MEND. It is my pleasure to invite you to a very urgent meeting.” Read more.

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A Peek Into Muhammadu Buhari’s Mind

Why did he have to announce to American readers that he was not going to have a cabinet in place until September? Read more.

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NIGERIA: Barack Obama Has Big Plans For Nigeria And Africa, You Just Can’t See Them Yet

NIGERIA: Barack Obama Has Big Plans For Nigeria And Africa, You Just Can’t See Them Yet

Though Barack Obama has made fewer trips to Africa, he has always understood the power and impact of Nigeria. Read more.

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Dasuki: Are We Back To The Dark Ages?

The razzmatazz with which our security agencies carry out such exercises as the one against Dasuki is part of what makes them lose cases. Read more.

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$20 BILLION MISSING: Bukola Saraki Takes Center Stage

In the new politics of the struggle over the Senate leadership, it is not unexpected that this same EFCC case will be dusted up. Read more.

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NIGERIA: Reforming National Security To Tackle Corruption, Crime And Terror

NIGERIA: Reforming National Security To Tackle Corruption, Crime And Terror

The country presently looks helpless in the face of bombings by Boko Haram with the SSS making no single or meaningful arrests so far. Read more.

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NIGERIA: So What Should President Muhammadu Buhari Do?

NIGERIA: So What Should President Muhammadu Buhari Do?

The time is short, the materials are insufficient and the tools may not be the ones we would have loved; but the job must start in earnest. Read more.

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President Buhari’s Great Diplomatic Feat For A Change

Nigerians will savour the fruits of this well delivered diplomatic feat as we warm up to the promises of the Change we hungrily neighed for. Read more.

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OSUN STATE: All You Need To Know About The Protest

Comrade Adeniyi Sulaiman Alimi CSCEO Chairman explained that the group would not relent in its protest until Aregbesola is removed from office. Read more.

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NIGERIA: Nigeria Security Chief: In Crisis And The Downside To Power

The plight of Dasuki Sambo and others currently answering one case or the other with the new government teaches an instructive lesson in power. Read more.

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Barack Obama Visits Ethiopia And Not Nigeria: Nigerians Reactions

Some political observers have taken the time to make a case for Obama’s Nigeria visit. Read the reactions.

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Nigerian Culture Of Wiping Clean People’s Track Records: Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Nigerians are usually willing to give others the opportunity to prove that they have transformed, no matter how grave their previous errors. Read more.

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We Must Not Miss The Golden Opportunity

Nigeria is at a moment of opportunity with significant international and domestic goodwill and a government with a mandate for change. Read more.

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MAIDUGURI – From Home Of Peace To Pieces

Now that terrorists have resurged and even more emboldened, many of the inhabitants of this city seem to know not where to fix the blame anymore. Read more.

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It Will Be Up To Buhari To Show Leadership In The Myriad Of Challenges

That burden cannot, incidentally, be outsourced. Read more.

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