2019 Presidential Election: Like Justice Ayo Irikefe, Like Justice Walter Onnoghen. -By Yusuf Danfulani

General Muhammadu Buhari was the federal commissioner for petroleum resources prior to the emergence of President Shehu Shagari. It was discovered that $2.8 billion of Nigeria’s oil money was withdrawn from the NNPC account in London’s Midland Bank and fraudulently deposited in a private Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) London account. Further investigations […]

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Atiku’s Biography: Does This Make Him a Nigerian?

Atiku Abubakar’s father, Garba Abubakar, was jailed for days for refusing to allow Atiku to acquire western education and wants Atiku to venture into trading until Atiku’s mother (Kande) paid a fine before the father was released. Thereafter, Atiku was enrolled in Jada primary school, Yola. Atiku’s paternal grandfather is called Atiku Abdulqadir, he gave […]

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Onnoghen: The Metaphor For A Fractured Nation By Mike Ozekhome, SAN

I knew it would come sooner than later. When Justice Walter Onnoghen’s travails started in January, I predicted that the cabal was out to rubbish him. They desired to bespatter him with the paintbrush of shame, odium and obloquy in such a way as to make him visibly unfit for the position of the CJN. […]

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NIGERIA TO BORROW $36-$40B FOR RAIL CONNECTIVITY: ROGUISH, DUMB AND UNTHINKING CHARACTERS IN POWER BY Dr Nnaemeka Onyeka Obiaraeri

All over the world , progressive nations are adopting unique and diverse Private Public Partnerships (PPP) frameworks to finance, manage and operate their rail networks and systems . Even the UK , that has one of the oldest and most efficient public rail system in the whole world has long since 1993 concessioned their rail […]

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Is Success Adegor’s Action a Clear Example of Government Failure, Bad Parenting? by Samuel Ovbigho Omogor

Little Miss Success Adegor have become a household name all over the Country since her video went viral. Alot of us from the state have taking up the task of holding the State government to account for the complete neglect of our educational system. And we must not loss focus. The issue in the last […]

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Kusa, Ndigbo in Lagos And the Sad New Politics of Ethnicity by Pat Utomi

I know Femi Kusa. He is a friend and a classmate. I knew of him from his Daily Times days. Then we met at the University of Nigeria shortly after the end of Nigerian Civil war. I have read his reflections on Ndigbo and the politics of Lagos. And have followed with considerable curiosity the […]

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Nigeria 2019: Notes from the field by Reuben Abati

Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories in my head and enough impressions in my mind to last me another life-time. As […]

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THE ONLY SOUTHERNER WHO HAS SENSE…..! by Akin Fapohunda

Now we are so “thoughtful” to insult ourselves by giving false credit to Northerners. We cloak them with a fake political abilities over and above us in Yorubaland. We state as a matter of factly that Northerners are sophisticated and advanced. We do this to put ourselves down. *We abuse ourselves as being lacking in […]

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