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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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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria to AU: Intervene Over ‘SAfrica Killings’

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria to AU: Intervene Over ‘SAfrica Killings’

“This is unacceptable to the people and government of Nigeria,” a senior presidential aide on foreign affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: APC Government and its Deceptional Rhetoric: A Wake Up Call to the Electorate

NIGERIA POLITICS: APC Government and its Deceptional Rhetoric: A Wake Up Call to the Electorate

Nigerians have to contend with political deceptions, betrayals and endless rhetorical excesses of the political elite. A typical Nigerian politician has proven that he is not to be TRUSTED!

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NIGERIA POLITICS: At Which Point Does A Nigerian’s Brain Go Missing?

NIGERIA POLITICS: At Which Point Does A Nigerian’s Brain Go Missing?

We all need our heads examined for Nigeria to ever make any headway.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Onitsha Cripple and Day Our Soldiers Went Mad again

On Tuesdya, February 7, 2017, at the popular city of Onitsha, two soldiers, Corporal Bature Samuel and Corporal Abdulazeez Usman, like demons on a mission, went berserk and grievously brutalized a physically-challenged man, Mr Chijioke Uraku, for wearing a military

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Obasanjo Predicts: ‘An Igbo Will Become President Someday’

NIGERIA POLITICS: Obasanjo Predicts: ‘An Igbo Will Become President Someday’

Olusegun Obasanjo wants it to happen sooner rather than later must rank as one of the surprises I’ve witnessed in Nigerian politics.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Quarantined Food and Other Absurdities

NIGERIA POLITICS: Quarantined Food and Other Absurdities

But the larger question is, why do Nigerian institutions excel in ludicrous rules designed to give grief to citizens?

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ogale King Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi Suing Shell For Pocketing ‘Blood Money’

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ogale King Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi Suing Shell For Pocketing ‘Blood Money’

Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi, who is the leader of Nigeria’s Ogale people, has taken the Royal Dutch Shell company to the High Court in London as he says they are responsible for the “devastating” pollution.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Urged to Halt Press Harassment After Journalists Detained

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Urged to Halt Press Harassment After Journalists Detained

Nigerian writers, intellectuals and media figures called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the persecution of journalists, after an online publication’s news staff was briefly detained.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigerian Tomato Paste Plant Shuts, in Embarrassment For Buhari

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigerian Tomato Paste Plant Shuts, in Embarrassment For Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari elected on a platform of fixing a country mismanaged for decades frequently speaks of ending Nigeria’s dependency on oil exports.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: UN Panel of Investigation into the Genocide in Southern Kaduna: A CALL for Objectivity

NIGERIA POLITICS: UN Panel of Investigation into the Genocide in Southern Kaduna: A CALL for Objectivity

Southern Kaduna indigenes have seen their loved ones slaughtered, raped and brutalized. Some have watched their homes, businesses, villages, and religious places set ablaze and destroyed.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Why Abubakar Shekau Could Not Be Captured

NIGERIA POLITICS: Why Abubakar Shekau Could Not Be Captured

Gen Tukur Buratai said due to the firepower of Nigerian troops which the Boko Haram leader could not withstand, Abubakar Shekau moved to another location

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 6 People Killed, 14 Injured By Suicide Bombers

NIGERIA POLITICS: 6 People Killed, 14 Injured By Suicide Bombers

Suicide bombings are common in Nigeria’s northeast, the centre of a bloody campaign by Boko Haram to create an Islamic state. Madagali was hit last month.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigerian Lawmakers Urge Buhari to Offer Asylum For Gambian President Yahya Jammeh

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigerian Lawmakers Urge Buhari to Offer Asylum For Gambian President Yahya Jammeh

Nigerian house of representative member Mohammed Zorro introduced the asylum, saying it is in the best interest of Nigeria to ensure peace in Gambia.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: MEND Says Lost Confidence In Buhari Over Restive Niger Delta

NIGERIA POLITICS: MEND Says Lost Confidence In Buhari Over Restive Niger Delta

MEND backed Buhari in 2015 presidential election campaign and urged militants behind the recent spate of attacks to pursue peace talks with the government.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Man Claiming To Be Abubakar Shekau Denies Sambisa Forest Defeat

NIGERIA POLITICS: Man Claiming To Be Abubakar Shekau Denies Sambisa Forest Defeat

“We are safe. We have not been flushed out of anywhere,” the man identifying himself as the leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, said in a video.

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