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OBJ/IBB: Case of two ‘enemies’ uniting for the Nigeria project

Against the backdrop of the not-too-cordial relationship between former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida, Assistant Editor, Dapo Falade, X-rays the new-found rapport in the quest to finding a solution to the security challenges facing the country. FOR the second time in less than two years, two of Nigeria’s foremost former leaders, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo […]

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Who Listens To OBJ, IBB?

Was it a co-incidence that, 24 hours after two former heads of state, Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo and Gen. Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB), raised the alarm over growing insecurity in the country, deadly terrorists attacked Vice-President Namadi Samob’s house in Zaria, killing two police guards; and bombed Sokoto where about 10 people were killed? Maybe. I […]

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Nigeria: FG buys 200 cars for ‘First Ladies summit’

The Federal Government has begun taking delivery of 200 exotics cars ordered for use by guests and officials of the African First Ladies Summit which kicked off in Abuja yesterday, sources involved in the deal told Daily Trust. First Lady Patience Jonathan is the convener of the event, with the theme “The African Woman: A […]

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Fuel Subsidy Fraud: Sons Of Bamanga, Arisekola, Ahmadu Ali, Others Charged

The sons of PDP chairman Bamanga Tukur, Ibadan businessman Arisekola Alao and former PDP chairman Ahmadu Ali are in the first batch of suspects to face various charges filed before the high court in Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in connection with the fuel subsidy scam.

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I can rule beyond eight years — Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday told an Abuja High Court hearing a suit against his alleged 2015 re-election bid that his stay in office could legally go beyond eight years under certain conditions.   Jonathan was responding in a suit asking the court to declare him ineligible to run for re-election because that would extend his […]

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Gen. Buhari, GEJ, PDP, 2015 and Twitter

@bashiryusuf – I read Ruben Abati’s statement. Obviously, these guys are living in planet Mars. They should thank Buhari for sounding the alarm. @rosanwo – Dear GEJ and PDP, pls ignore Gen. Buhari, hes really old. Rig the 2015 elections, Nigerians are mumus, they will not react. @ogundamisi – General Obasanjo was in london he spoke about bloody revolution. GEJ did […]

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PDP and democracy in Nigeria

Daily Sun Editorial Last week, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the ruling party in Nigeria, held its national convention for the purpose of electing national officers of the party. Before the convention, there were heated campaigns in some zones of the country for the political offices allotted to their zones. The case of the North […]

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Current Issues » What every Nigerian should know.

#OCCUPYNIGERIA WHAT TO SAY TO THE PRESS: BULLET POINTS • It is a moral question: – The government has spent N9.55 trillion ($63.7billion) since 2010 and nothing is on ground to show for that splurge safe for presidential private jets and fat accounts of public office holders. – This government said it spent N1.3 trillion […]

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If I were Goodluck

If I were Goodluck I would live my life with honesty and integrity. I would ‘walk the walk’ and ‘talk the talk’, to earn the right to have responsibility for Nigerians. I would know that the only way I would have self-restraint is by being able to differentiate between lying and telling the truth. I […]

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Jonathan disowned, attacked by his ‘Facebook Friends’

President Goodluck Jonathan has come under serious attack with many Nigerians taking to the president’s Facebook page to vent their anger against the removal of fuel subsidy by the government. A checks on the president’s page showed that his New Year message, which was posted on the site, has attracted more 7000 comments, mostly criticising […]

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