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Buhari, His Two-Headed Dragon and The War Against Terror (Part 1)

Buhari, His Two-Headed Dragon and The War Against Terror (Part 1)

🕔16:57, 6.Mar 2018

Buhari did not offer his condolences for the latest round of killings in Benue state which had taken place a few days earlier, he did not ask about the families of those that had been slaughtered and he did not ask about the morale of the people in the state. Read more.

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Conservatives Would Defeat Justin Trudeau If Election Were Held – Poll

Conservatives Would Defeat Justin Trudeau If Election Were Held – Poll

🕔09:43, 4.Mar 2018

A slim majority of 54 per cent now disapproves of the performance of the Liberal government under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau while a minority of 46 per cent approves.

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Do They Know PMB Is Not Working For Them?

Do They Know PMB Is Not Working For Them?

🕔17:29, 27.Feb 2018

Igbokwe attempts miserably to clothe the incompetence, incoherence, and nepotism of Buhari’s administration with new meanings. The question is not “do they know PMB is working for them?” Rather, the question should be: Do they know PMB is not working for them? Read more.

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#MeToo in France: Sexual Violence Against French Women Revealed

#MeToo in France: Sexual Violence Against French Women Revealed

🕔11:42, 25.Feb 2018

French women increasingly break their silence in the their own version of the #MeToo campaign. Marlène Schiappa, France’s minister for gender equality, has proposed a fine of €5,000 for abusers.

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Igbo Presidency, Orji Uzor Kalu and the True Shape of Shame

Igbo Presidency, Orji Uzor Kalu and the True Shape of Shame

🕔13:53, 20.Feb 2018

In his usual lust for power just for the sake of it, Orji Uzor Kalu had declared that “We (the Igbo) don’t need any other thing than the office of the President”. This assertion is so wrong that it exposes Kalu as a man who lacks the basic understanding of “The Trouble with Nigeria” (apologies to the literary icon, late Chinua Achebe).

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New Zealand Jacinda Ardern, Labour Party Support Rises

New Zealand Jacinda Ardern, Labour Party Support Rises

🕔09:42, 19.Feb 2018

New Zealand’s pregnant prime minister, Jacinda Ardern’s popularity swept to 41 percent, giving her a massive 21 percentage point lead over opposition leader Bill English who will resign from parliament at the end of February.

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2020 US Presidential Election: Is Joe Biden Preparing to Run For President?

2020 US Presidential Election: Is Joe Biden Preparing to Run For President?

🕔11:46, 18.Feb 2018

A presidential candidate twice before, Biden would be 78 on Inauguration Day if elected in 2020, a concerning prospect for some Democrats even though he’s only a few years older than Trump. One possibility that Biden’s longtime advisers have discussed privately is that he could announce his intention to serve only one term, clearing the path for his running mate to take over in 2024 and potentially setting up Democrats for a 12-year White House stretch.

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Before We Plunge Into Having State Police

Before We Plunge Into Having State Police

🕔19:53, 14.Feb 2018

In all these questions, I am yet to buy into the idea of state police. My mind is open on the issue but I need more education. I need further clarifications. I need convincing. I would rather these posers be satisfactorily answered before we plunge into the idea of state police.

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Obasanjo, Babangida, Atiku, and Buhari: A Brand In Crisis

Obasanjo, Babangida, Atiku, and Buhari: A Brand In Crisis

🕔15:15, 14.Feb 2018

Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Babangida, and Muhammadu Buhari the erstwhile military dictators and civilian presidents and ex- VP Abubakar Atiku, are responsible for chronic instability of our past. As dictators at different times in our political experiment, they alternated our civilian rule between democracy and dictatorship, and between different forms of pseudo democratic rule. They created new political and economic uncertainties from which we’re yet to recover.

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Jagland’s Hybrid Vision of the Dialog With Russia

Jagland’s Hybrid Vision of the Dialog With Russia

🕔10:29, 14.Feb 2018

Instead of this, Mr. Jagland initiates the hybrid direction of return of Russian delegation to the PACE conference hall through revision and removal of several provisions from the Rules of Procedure of the Assembly. European values as the basis for CoE operation is substituted by political gaming.

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Poll: 55 Percent Americans ‘Overwhelmingly’ Agree Obama ‘Improperly Surveilled’ Trump Campaign

Poll: 55 Percent Americans ‘Overwhelmingly’ Agree Obama ‘Improperly Surveilled’ Trump Campaign

🕔15:50, 11.Feb 2018

A clear majority of 55 percent believe it is “likely” that the Obama administration “improperly surveilled the Trump campaign during the 2016 election.” Meanwhile, Trump’s approval rating is running ahead of former-President Obama’s at this point in his failed presidency.

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Olisa Metuh: When Justice is in Urgent Need of Surgery

Olisa Metuh: When Justice is in Urgent Need of Surgery

🕔14:44, 9.Feb 2018

With all these, it is evident that Okon Abang has a personal or political axe to grind with Metuh. So when the world was greeted with the inhuman treatment of forcing Metuh to appear in court in pains and on a stretcher with neck braces to support his frail frame, only a few people were surprised.

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Trump’s Approval Now Rising, His Best Score

Trump’s Approval Now Rising, His Best Score

🕔08:33, 9.Feb 2018

And for the first time, voters say Trump, rather than former President Barack Obama, is primarily responsible for the state of the economy, 48% for Trump vs. 41% for Obama. This is a reversal from Obama’s 49-40% advantage last month and a stark contrast to Obama’s 67-19% spread last March.

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Democrats Find Trump Utterly Loathsome, But They Have Favorable View of George W. Bush

Democrats Find Trump Utterly Loathsome, But They Have Favorable View of George W. Bush Updated

🕔00:00, 7.Feb 2018

Francis Fukuyama, the American political scientist and the author of divisive books the End of History and the Last Man, wrote in 2015: “Compared to Donald Trump, George W. Bush looks like a paragon of statesmanship”.

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Ensuring The Present Anti-Graft War Outlives The Buhari Tenure

Ensuring The Present Anti-Graft War Outlives The Buhari Tenure

🕔09:29, 6.Feb 2018

Above all these bulwarks on his way to ending the culture of corruption and stealing, what should concern Nigerians and Buhari today is whether there would be a continuation of this battle if and when Buhari rounds up his tenure; whether in 2019 or in 2023.

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