The Atiku Abubakar’s NNPC Privatization: What You Need to Know by Ahmed Adamu

    Alhaji Atiku Abubakar made a proclamation that he will privatize NNPC if elected President, and that sparked concerns and curiosities in the minds of some Nigerians, so I decided to write this article to explain the entire concept of NNPC privatization and its effects, so that people will have a better understanding of […]

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Onnoghen and Buhari’s Nationalism By Lasisi Olagunju

    The appointment of Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria last Friday effectively completed the northernisation of the government of Nigeria. The executive branch is headed by a northerner, the legislature has northerners as its heads; the third arm, the judiciary, is now taken over by (or handed over to) […]

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2019 Election: Will Nigeria Get The Venezuela? Treatment? By Charles Novia

    Ok. Let me give you an inkling of what will likely happen in Nigeria if Buhari and APC rig the 2019 election. You have read the statements put out by the United States and the United Kingdom earlier on Thursday the 24th of January where both countries specifically warned against the rigging of […]

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CJN’s Suspension: A Dictator Bares His Fangs. – PUNCH EDITORIAL: January 26, 2019.

    Yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari surrendered all pretence to the rule of law and constitutional democracy by sacking the Chief Justice of Nigeria, #WalterOnnoghen. Unilaterally and in flagrant violation of the Constitution, he also swore in #TankoMuhammad as the new acting CJN. By this act, the President has precipitated needless confusion in the polity. […]

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Buhari’s Enemies Are Those Shielding Him From The Truth – Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie

    RETIRED Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, His Eminence, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie has warned the nation’s leaders to tread softly because there is anger in the nation, arguing that even leading members of the ruling All Progressives Congress at the centre have demonstrated commendable candour by openly acknowledging that the hopes of 2015 have […]

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2019 and Presidential Debates: What do Nigerians Really Want? by Nath Omame

There have been so much hoopla and furore over the absence of President Mohammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) at the live-television presidential debate, so- called. Both politicians are, CLEARLY, the two leading candidates for the February 16, 2019, presidential […]

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Another Abacha Era is Here By Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

I am concerned as a democrat who believes that with faithful and diligent practice of democracy, we can get over most of our political problems and move steadfastly and surefootedly on the course of stability, unity of purpose, socio-economic growth and progress for all.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Democracy becomes a sham if elections are carried out by people […]

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Buhari’s Dementia is Now a National Emergency by Farooq Kperogi

On November 23, 2018, I tweeted that a doctor who has met Buhari told me that Buhari shows tell-tale symptoms of dementia (of which Alzheimer’s disease is a type), which is characterized by repetitiveness, unawareness, mental deterioration, impaired memory, diminished quality of thought, slurred speech, and finally complete helplessness. A non-medical person whose dad has […]

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New IGP: Why Progressive Northerners Should be Embarrassed by Farooq Kperogi

In August 2015, when I first publicly voiced out my disapproval of what I called the embarrassingly undisguised Arewacentricity of Buhari’s appointments, a few people, mostly southerners, asked why I was bothered since I’m a northern Muslim who is “favored” by such appointments—“favored,” that is, on the emotional and symbolic plane. I was—and still am—bothered […]

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