Tag: Politics

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Op-ed EditorNovember 6, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: Getting Buhari out in 2019 is not enough

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   There are numerous disgruntled Muhammadu Buhari supporters straddling the social media space. Worried by a series ...

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EzinneNovember 4, 2017

The Thread: Nigerians give reasons why the masses are celebrating Tinubu’s son’s death

When Asiwaju lost his son on the 1st of November, part of Twitter Nigeria rejoiced. Some persons quipped that the ...

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EzinneNovember 4, 2017

The Thread: “It’s an insult to all Igbos” “There should be limits to propaganda” | TwitterNG is furious with Buhari

President Buhari has mananged to annoy Nigerians again. It would appear his administration is infamous for making political missteps, the ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2017

Opinion: Buhari and his government of “Fugithieves”

By Jude Ndukwe The frequency of scandals bedevilling the Buhari administration in recent times would require an app to keep ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2017

Ekweume Abroad: There was a Hospital in Ibom

by Alexander O. Onukwue If only there was a hospital in Nigeria which was built at a cost of N41 ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Unravelling of the corruption in Buhari’s “anti-corruption” fight

by Farooq Kperogi The latest thunderbolt from the Head of Service of the Federation that President Buhari was actually aware ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2017

Dele Momodu: Who says President Buhari isn’t a politician?

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I had another privilege of meeting President Muhammadu Buhari two nights ago in Abuja. I ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria’s best hope for 2019 is Abdulrasheed Maina

by Bayo Oluwasanmi In 2019, Nigeria will return to the polls to elect a new president. The ballot will boast ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2017

House of Scraps: How Buhari could get his house back in order

by Alexander O. Onukwue A source in the Presidency has described President Buhari’s reaction to the pre-FEC face-off between Winifred ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2017

FEC Report: Oyo-Ita made a strong case for her innocence

by Alexander O. Onukwue News reports from the Aso Villa council chambers on Tuesday paid much focus on a heated ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2017

Opinion: Dasuki’s memory loss — A $2.1 billion fraud charge can do that to you

by Fredrick Nwabufo Before I go into the meat of this article, let me state this for the purpose of ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Buhari, 2019 and the talking drum

by Olusegun Adeniyi One of the most astounding works of Art from Africa is the Yoruba talking drum. It is ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2017

Reuben Abati: The monkey business they call governance

by Reuben Abati       “Have you gone to visit your brother in Ekiti?” “Who is that? I have ...

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EzinneOctober 30, 2017

The Thread: “The cabal has fallen” | TwitterNG reacts to Buhari firing Babachir Lawal

It’s been a long time coming, this sacking of Babachir Lawal by President Buhari. We’d like to think that our ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 30, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: The men who shouldn’t be in Buhari’s government

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   This piece is laden with unsolicited advice. It ordinarily should not have been written, but for ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 30, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Can Maina be Buhari’s turning point?

by Simon Kolawole To cut a long story short, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Abdullahi Maina came into national limelight in 2013 when, ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2017

Reno Omokri: VP Osinbajo, are you sure you are still a Pastor?

by Reno Omokri My attention has been drawn to claims in the media by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria’s Senate and its basket of empty probes

by Fredrick Nwabufo   The Nigerian Senate is impotent. So impotent that it engages in theatrical probes to conceal the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 27, 2017

Opinion: Mr President, you need to fire somebody

by Alexander O. Onukwue For what it’s worth, Mr President, it is very likely that you were really not aware ...

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EzinneOctober 25, 2017

The Thread: Oby Ezekwesili calls out ‘Wailers’ and ‘Buharists’

If you’ve been on social media a while, you’d notice that Nigeria’s political scene is divided into two groups: supporters ...

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EzinneOctober 24, 2017

The Thread: What the National Assembly needs to do to save Nigeria

President Buhari’s government has gradually lost the goodwill he came into office with in 2015. One of the reasons for ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 24, 2017

Re: Facts and fallacies in the “Restructuring” conversation

by Olalekan Waheed ADIGUN Man is really in an ambiguous position in nature. Nature presents to him (gender neutral) series ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 22, 2017

Gbenga Daniel: PDP, it’s time for a fresh start

by Gbenga Daniel   As a loyal party man who desires the best for our great party, the PDP. I ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 22, 2017

Opinion: The 7 deadly sins a Nigerian President should avoid

by Tony Ogunlowo   The race to be President of Nigeria in 2019 has already started – well, behind the ...

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EzinneOctober 21, 2017

The Thread: This is the only way to change Nigeria

The road to 2019 is paved with fear and trepidation and a ginormous amount of political theories. When Jonathan was ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 21, 2017

Reno Omokri: Buharism — The definition of cluelessness

by Reno Omokri As you read this, the news has just filtered in that herdsmen just killed another 27 Nigerian ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 21, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode: Buhari is a cancer that keeps growing; he must be cut out

by Femi Fani-Kayode The greatest crime that man has inflicted on his fellow man in the last 50 years is ...

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AzeezOctober 21, 2017

Why money cannot be separated from politics and elections – Fashola

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said the issue of money cannot be eradicated from politics, due ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2017

An open letter to 2019 Ogun Yewa Gubernatorial aspirants: History will repeat itself

by Temitope Adigun As 2019 gubernatorial election draws closer, there have been different speculations both online and offline, from pundits ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 17, 2017

“I fight back and it won’t be pretty” | Trump warns McCain

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a warning to Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, saying “be careful, because at ...

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