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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: The Subversive Biafran Agitation, Ethnic Responses and The Nigerian Government

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Subversive Biafran Agitation, Ethnic Responses and The Nigerian Government

For over two years now, the Igbo political elite have been uncomfortable with their choice for president losing at the last Nigerian presidential election. Since that time, it (as well as its militant wing IPOB) has resorted to subversive sabotage

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The National Conference, The Obasanjo Sabotage And The Nigerian Dysfunction

NIGERIA POLITICS: The National Conference, The Obasanjo Sabotage And The Nigerian Dysfunction

Olusegun Obasanjo now comes into the mix. He has been a rather interesting character. An above average former president from an economic standpoint.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Secretly France Armed Biafra to Split From Nigeria: Here’s How

NIGERIA POLITICS: Secretly France Armed Biafra to Split From Nigeria: Here’s How

France secretly armed Biafra in the self-proclaimed republic’s attempt to break away from Nigeria in a bid to weaken British and US influence in Africa.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘Welcome Our Dear Girls’, Buhari Tells Freed Chibok Girls

NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘Welcome Our Dear Girls’, Buhari Tells Freed Chibok Girls

“I cannot express in a few words how happy I am to welcome our dear girls back to freedom,” Buhari told the girls surrounding him in his residency, a presidency statement said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Fails to Arrive For Start of Weekly Cabinet Meeting

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Fails to Arrive For Start of Weekly Cabinet Meeting

Aisha Buhari, seeking to counter growing concerns about Buhari’s ability to run the country, said his health was not a bad as assumed. She gave no details.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘Buhari Should Take Medical Leave Immediately’: Nigerian Civil Society Leaders Urge Buhari

NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘Buhari Should Take Medical Leave Immediately’: Nigerian Civil Society Leaders Urge Buhari

“We are compelled to advise him to heed the advice of his personal physicians by taking a rest to attend to his health without further delay,” they said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ossy Ibori Killed in Battle With Nigerian Troops

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ossy Ibori Killed in Battle With Nigerian Troops

Ossy Ibori was killed during a special operation to repel an attack by his gang on troops around Ajakpa, a creek community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Obama Wanted Me Removed at all Cost: Goodluck Jonathan Reveals

NIGERIA POLITICS: Obama Wanted Me Removed at all Cost: Goodluck Jonathan Reveals

Jonathan, who was president from 2010 to 2015, said Obama and his officials made it clear to him that they wanted a change of government in Nigeria.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigerian Politicians Engage in ‘Do-Or-Die’ Politics: Mahmood Yakubu Says

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigerian Politicians Engage in ‘Do-Or-Die’ Politics: Mahmood Yakubu Says

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has accused Nigerian politicians of being extremely desperate for power and engaging in a “do-or-die” politics.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: EFCC: Comedy of Discoveries and Bastardisation of the Anti-Corruption War

NIGERIA POLITICS: EFCC: Comedy of Discoveries and Bastardisation of the Anti-Corruption War

I implore the DSS not to shy away from commencing an investigation into this sudden gale of discoveries by the EFCC with a view to ascertaining their authenticity and help bring this madness to a halt.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: A Compendium of Citizens’ Curses as an Instrument of Oath for Nigerian Politicians

NIGERIA POLITICS: A Compendium of Citizens’ Curses as an Instrument of Oath for Nigerian Politicians

It is in Nigeria we find thieving and adulterous pastors, arrogant and corrupt civil servants, bullying and morally corrupt politicians.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Executive & Legislature Faceoff: CSOs Warn Against Subversion of National Assembly

NIGERIA POLITICS: Executive & Legislature Faceoff: CSOs Warn Against Subversion of National Assembly

A coalition of large Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has condemned in strong terms the ongoing attempt by the executive and their agents to subvert the authority and undermine the legislature, describing such move as an unnecessary distraction and a potent

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Submits Ministerial Nominees Names to Senate

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Submits Ministerial Nominees Names to Senate

Buhari nominated Stephen Ocheni, of Kogi state and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe state, to fill the vacant labor and environment ministries, said the Senate on its official Twitter account.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Reform Slows As Ailing Buhari Reduces His Schedule

NIGERIA POLITICS: Reform Slows As Ailing Buhari Reduces His Schedule

President Muhammadu Buhari is spending between one and four hours a day in his office to conserve his energy levels, diplomats and presidency sources said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Babangida Says ‘Two Party System Best Option For Nigerian Politics’

NIGERIA POLITICS: Babangida Says ‘Two Party System Best Option For Nigerian Politics’

General Babangida said his long time suggestion about the practice of a two party system was gradually coming to fore in the nation’s politics.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Trump’s ‘Irish Proverb’ Appears to Be Nigerian Poem

NIGERIA POLITICS: Trump’s ‘Irish Proverb’ Appears to Be Nigerian Poem

“Personally I am not so much into politics. I have heard a lot about Trump. Especially the fact that he victimized some of my people, some Muslims,” Alhassan, who is Muslim, said. Alhassan added that he didn’t have a personal opinion about Trump.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Says He Has Buhari’s Approval for ‘Practically Everything’

NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Says He Has Buhari’s Approval for ‘Practically Everything’

“We just had very long meeting, basically trying to bring the president up to speed as to some of the things we have done while he was away‎,” Osinbajo said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 97 Nigerians Deported By South Africa

NIGERIA POLITICS: 97 Nigerians Deported By South Africa

“They (Nigerians) have been arbitrarily raided … More (deportations) will likely follow,” said Dabiri-Erewa, adding that drug offenders among those sent back had been handed over to the Nigerian police.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Why is Buhari Still in London?

NIGERIA POLITICS: Why is Buhari Still in London?

And unlike Big Brother, there are no constant updates – in fact, President Buhari, 74, has not given a single interview since arriving in the UK.

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