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Is Nnamdi Kanu helping Biafra struggle?

“I love Nnamdi Kanu’s courage, I love his dynamism but I have issues with his method” – Nnia Nwodo This question has been on the lips of many Ndigbo and even other Nigerians for long since the leader of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu went awry after regaining his freedom from President Muhammadu […]

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Edo’s politics of ‘odoriferous’ saga

Sometime ago in 2017, I had an audience with Governor Godwin Obaseki which afforded him the opportunity to dissect his supposed developmental blueprint to me and sounded so re-assuring as one man who was prepared to take Edo development to the next level.   I commended his initiatives and looked forward to their translation from […]

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Economic Sustainability Plan

Boniface Chizea The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday 24th June approved for immediate implementation the N2.3 trillion Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP).     This is a 12-month transit plan between the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) and ERGP successor plan which we understand is currently under consideration. As was reported, this approval […]

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A fractured and bleeding APC – My earlier predictions (2)

INTRODUCTION     Last week, I recalled my write-up in the Sunday Telegraph Newspaper of 30th May, 2015 and 28th June, 2015. In those pieces, I predicted the present chism and self-imposed implosion within the ranks of the still inchoate ruling APC party, seven years after its formation. Today, we shall explore this thesis further, […]

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Captain Ramos leading Real charge for La Liga title

•As Madristas face Bilbao When Cristiano Ronaldo departed Real Madrid two summers ago, Los Blancos faithful expected either Karim Benzema or embattled Gareth Bale to take the talismanic role the Portuguese vacated but both players have not assumed that position and it is their captain, a defender Sergio Ramos, who has carried that burden. The […]

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Love snatching schemes again?

The incidence of love snatching especially among women seems to be on the rise again. Mutual mistrust and suspicion silently characterise friendships among single women. There had been cases of siblings, aunts, cousins losing their boyfriends or fiancés to one another in a show of betrayal and sacrilege. Women are now circumspect of introducing their […]

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When Buhari battled APC demons

“There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circulating, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water” – Alan Clark When somebody is under a hex and tries to come of it, he acts angrily. That was the posture of President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at […]

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Reading the mind of Bola Tinubu

Political chicanery did not just start yesterday. Deceit and tomfoolery are as old as society itself. Former President Goodluck Jonathan once described himself as the most criticised or the most vilified Nigerian leader ever.   He may be right at that time but it is doubtful if there is any Nigerian leader that has ever […]

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Nigeria: Looking ahead to a planned future under PMB

W ill the world and its economy return to normal after the coronavirus pandemic? The answer to the above question will probably be in the negative. Already, the term, “the new normal”, which has gained global currency suggests that the world, as we knew it before COVID-19, would never be the same again. Apart from […]