Author: Alexander Onukwue

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Alexander OnukwueApril 19, 2018

President Buhari has trashed us again, but does it matter if we aren’t triggered?

After a fire was put off at the National Assembly in Abuja on Wednesday morning, President Muhammadu Buhari lit a ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 17, 2018

Reno’s looters list or famzing with Theresa May — which is worth your time?

Would Goodluck Jonathan have won the 2015 elections if his communicators were a little nice and not so self-absorbed? Dr ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 15, 2018

Genevieve Nnaji breaks the internet; Journalist reveals only 15 Chibok girls are alive | See our top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 13, 2018

What happened to the one-term president Buhari? Listen to the symphony of sycophancy

Last week Friday, Abdullahi Ganduje, the Governor of Kano state, said the following: “I’m happy that it’s not Mr President ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 10, 2018

Opinion: City of soot, are you darkening just for me?

  Every morning, for the better part of the past 20 months, the clouds take their time to make way ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 9, 2018

Is Shittu’s ‘attack’ on Sowore part of the gimmicks old politicians like to play?

There should be more unstructured interviews between serving public officials and Nigerian citizens. For many good reasons, the exchange between ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 8, 2018

Black Panther goes to Saudi Arabia; Black soot takes over PH | See our top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 6, 2018

How close is Tolu Ogunlesi to becoming a tyrant of low expectations and high mediocrity?

A crash course on Tolu Ogunlesi: He is the creative writer, journalist and public affairs commentator who called former president ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 4, 2018

An APC “list of saints” will certainly be interesting

The way he has been serious about his PDP looters’ list, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, seems ready ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 2, 2018

Lai’s looter’s list is a re-election appeal that will not work

The Federal Government has released 23 names who it claims were looters of the treasury under the Goodluck Jonathan PDP ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 1, 2018

“Yes, I helped rig elections” “Nigerians should fight for themselves” | Read the top 10 quotes from last week

It’s the second quarter of 2018! A holiday weekend is an occasion for relaxation and brief refreshment before hitting another ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 1, 2018

Supermodel Naomi Campbell causes mayhem on TwitterNG | See our top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 29, 2018

Martin Luther King award scam: Yes, it is a scam and the Presidency should be ashamed

  In communicating the receipt of a leadership award from “the MLK family”, President Buhari’s media team (or whoever posted ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 27, 2018

Is Dino Melaye’s security alarm to embassies meant to embarrass Buhari?

Has the theatrical mudslinging between Dino Melaye and Yahaya Bello become an international circus? It hasn’t, so the Senator wants ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 26, 2018

YNaija Analysis: What does TY Danjuma know about the army and ethnic cleansing that should convince us?

As the Chief of Army Staff that shepherded Nigeria through its first military to democratic transition, General TY Danjuma (rtd) ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 26, 2018

Macron has got some nerve trying to make us adopt his language of ‘freedom’

Emmanuel Macron is going to be investing millions of Euros to make the French language a stronger global rival to ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 25, 2018

“I am jubilating because my daughter did not renounce Christ” | Read our top 10 quotes from last week

Joy and relief, puzzles and subsisting fear were the emotions with which we began the past week following the Dapchi ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 25, 2018

Dangote’s UNshakeable table; the Nigerian woman who invented bomb detectors | See the top viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 23, 2018

Presidency 2019: These are our possible contenders so far and how they stand

The National Assembly may still be in conflict with the Executive over the sequence of the 2019 elections but there ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 21, 2018

Dapchi girls return, but five are dead: Here is what we know and want to know

The Presidency has confirmed that at least 101 of the 110 girls abducted from a secondary school in Dapchi Yobe ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 19, 2018

To trade trust with Nigerians, Atiku has one major question to answer

By one commenter’s account, the review of Black Panther posted on Atiku Abubakar’s medium profile is an “impressive analysis”, even ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 18, 2018

Opinion: Stephen Hawking – Mind the Mind

I set my Whatsapp status, on Wednesday, to a screenshot of a tweet showing the coincidence of the birth and ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 18, 2018

“My daughter wants to be the next Emir and she’s disappointed…” “I am quite surprised” | Read our top 10 quotes from last week

From the world’s top diplomat lost his job after visiting Nigeria and president Buhari shedding tears at Dapchi to Snapchat’s ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 18, 2018

The scientist who defied death | See the top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 15, 2018

Buhari wins the superior response and sensitivity competition – Really?

President Muhammadu Buhari has visited Yobe state three weeks after the abduction of 110 school girls from a government school ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 13, 2018

From journalist to presidential candidate, Sowore plans to correct Buhari’s mistakes #Sowore2019

In May 2010, while many Nigerians were receiving conflicting reports on the state of then-president Umaru Musa Yar’adua, one man ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 13, 2018

Senate says “running costs” not new, but would they agree it is cruel?

Spokesperson for the Nigerian Senate, Sabi Abdullahi, has moved to calm alarms arising from Senator Shehu Sani’s revelations about the ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 13, 2018

The President is surprised again: should we expect any consequences?

 Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector General of Police, did not spend more than 24 hours in Benue after President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 11, 2018

“If you give women more chance, they will overthrow us” “APC can never wake up in Rivers state” | Read our top 10 quotes from last week

Naturally, the best quotes of the past week were in celebration of women, and the thoughts drawing our minds to ...

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Alexander OnukwueMarch 11, 2018

The Mushin child rapper with ryhmes for days; the Black woman who shattered Stanford’s glass ceiling | See our top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

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