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Can Tinubu intimidate Buhari twice?

Telling the truth to yourself is Integrity; Telling the truth to others is Honesty; Telling the truth with no fear or intimidation is Bravery and being free from falsehood is Purity! –– Israelmore Ayivor Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho probably had in mind the likes of Bola Tinubu with these words, “If you want to control […]

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What do the Fulani want?

You must have watched the video trending on social media titled “Who handed over Nigeria to the Fulani?” Some answered by saying the departing British colonial masters handed over Nigeria to the Fulani. There is some truth in that assertion. But others have said the Southern political leaders who preferred to accept worthless positions from […]

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Najaatu Versus Najaatu: Sheer baloney

The moment one Najaatu Mohammed was showed the exit door from the Tinubu Presidential Campaign Council, she became a “celebrity” in the eyes of the same PDP that has been attacking the APC for various reasons. From the PDP’s attack on the APC, one would have thought that they wouldn’t want to have anything to […]

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Unwritten rules of the 2023 elections

Nigeria’s general election, the largest democratic exercise in Africa, begins on 25 February. All the parties and candidates are jostling to get the voters’ attention and convince them to vote for them in the elections. The wait is palpitating, and the electioneering campaign drama is thus far exhilarating. Everything but issues facing Nigerians is fair […]

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Ethics, Discipline In Law: Akin to waiting for Godot (4)

Introduction When is a Nation developed and advanced? Is Nigeria in that category? Let me proffer an answer. A nation is said to be developed when her citizens have easy access to quality healthcare and education, advanced technology and infrastructure, sophisticated, diverse and well-balanced economic sectors, such as industrial, service, and agriculture, and a relatively […]

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Fuel Scarcity Again! Have we not suffered enough?

‘Since NNPC is the only importer of petrol, we have to source the product from them and nowhere else. But they have hiked the lithering charge and that has become a source of concern to us. How much are we going to sell to offtakers? ––-Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) The newspaper headlines […]

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Sagging G-5 governors reach A crossroads

Governing is about making tough decisions, but it’s also about figuring out a better way to do things. –Mike DeWine The G-5 governors, a quasi-political bloc in the PDP aka Integrity Group, are at the point of making critical decisions that could make or mar the group’s political fortunes. All its pettifoggery about which presidential […]

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Nigerian men killing their nurse wives in the US

Imust have read a story with the same or similar heading above sometime in the past but reading it or something similar again this week, I took more interest in it in view of the ongoing “japa” phenomenon that is emptying Nigeria not only of its vibrant youths but also of its professionals, especially those […]

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