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Short-lived presidential campaign DGs
2022/06/12 02:09:22

Of all the presidential aspirants’ campaign directors-general, two prominent men stood out in the recently concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries. They stood out for being controversially prominent as individuals,...

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Orji Kalu’s contrarian politics
2022/06/05 21:26:25

After spending years advocating Igbo presidency, and briefly offering himself for that number one role, Orji Kalu, a former Abia State governor and currently chief whip of the Senate, abjured...

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Obasanjo and his ‘touch of madness’
2022/05/29 01:18:25

On May 19, while receiving Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant Mohammed HayatuDeen in Abeokuta, Ogun State, ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo, as is his custom, waxed profound about Nigeria’s existential struggles....

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Dozens of lawyers to the defence of Sokoto killers
2022/05/22 00:56:39

It is one of the galling realities of Northern Nigeria that it was not difficult to find lawyers to defend two men suspected of involvement in the lynching of Deborah...

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Political parties defanged, transformed into parastatals
2022/05/15 03:56:20

In April, when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) asked political parties to forward their membership registers to the electoral body pursuant to the Electoral Act 2022, it was obvious...

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Northern elders double down on zoning
2022/05/08 00:00:40

The core North is unlikely to subdue the controversies caused by its meddling in the nomination of presidential candidates. In the past few months, groups purporting to represent the North...

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Train attack hostages and Nigeria’s impotence
2022/05/01 02:23:04

Early last week, Northwest bandits released photographs of 62 hostages taken during the March 28 attack on an Abuja-Kaduna train. Later in the week, another dismal and distressing photograph of...

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Buhari reinterprets Boko Haram
2022/04/24 03:51:11

It was not always clear that President Muhammadu Buhari had an excellent grasp of what Boko Haram denoted in Nigeria. His vacillations on the sect, particularly before and soon after...

FG and Plateau, Benue killings
2022/04/17 00:47:16

As expected, the presidency has again denounced the killings on the plateau. Over 100 persons were killed and scores abducted last Sunday when bandits/terrorists invaded some 10 Plateau State communities...

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Presidency, APC and insecurity
2022/04/10 02:56:59

President Muhammadu Buhari was exultant after the March 26 All Progressives Congress (APC) managed to hold its convention, especially despite the postponements and bitter leadership struggle that almost torpedoed the...

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