The North’s 2019 presidential votes By Lasisi Olagunju

The North has made its choice with the election of General Muhammadu Buhari for another four years. The difference between Buhari’s votes and those of Atiku Abubakar is 3,928,869. Out of that figure, the South West’s contribution is 259,780. What percentage is that? The three zones in the North contributed more than 80 percent of […]

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*Bourdillon Bullion Vans And Tinubu’s Uncanny Affront On Lagosians – This Madness Must End* By Dabira Olorunfemi

    When Bola Tinubu mounted rostrum in Ilorin, Kwara state capital during All Progressives Congress, APC campaign he was vocal on how Senate President, Bukola Saraki who served as a two term governor of the state wrecked the state. He called him a thief and traitor. He appealed to Kwarans to put an end […]

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PMB, the Principalities and Powers, by Femi Adesina

    Twice on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari displayed an uncommon generosity of spirit. We had set forth at dawn, shortly before 5 a.m, to visit the presidential campaign office in Central Area of Abuja. The purpose was for the President to read his victory speech, having been pronounced winner of the February 23 election […]

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#Election2019: Why Igbos Should not Support Any Uprising Over President Buhari’s Victory By Anayo M. Nwosu

    I know it is painful. I supported Atiku the much I could but the truth is that we have been beaten by Buhari. Three states results will demonstrate why the system should not be overheated. The states are Anambra where Atiku won by over 480,000 votes, Adamawa his own state where he won […]

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*What’s my tribe? None* By Farooq A. Kperogi

    Last week, my American colleague and friend invited me to give a one-and-a-half hour long talk on Nigeria to students enrolled in her intercultural communication class. A day before the talk, she and I got talking about Nigeria during which she asked me questions that inspired this week’s reflections. “So what’s your tribe?” […]

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Dogara is Right, Jonathan Did More to Promote Education in the North Than Buhari By Abdulrasheed Magnifico Suleiman

      It is not disputable that Jonathan’s government was marred by laissez-faire attitude towards fight against corruption, but his regime was much serious about education in Nigeria than Buhari’s, more especially in the North. Goodluck Jonathan had advocated for the “Education For All” which led to the full implementation of the Universal Basic […]

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Nepotism as Buhari’s Albatross – The North Will One Day Pay the Price – by Jaafar Jaafar

    The loud-mouth, complacent supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari seem oblivious of the facts on ground. The president’s cyber, run-of-the-mill hero-worshipers appear even more upbeat without taking time to weigh their candidate’s weight on the facts and figures scale. Many a Buhari supporter in the North hardly see beyond the North in his political […]

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2019 Election: Buhari’s Chief of Staff Accuses US and Europe of Interference, Appeals for Understanding

    Abba Kyari wrote: President Muhammadu Buhari has campaigned in this election exactly as he has governed since 2015, true to the values in which he has believed all his adult life: our security, a diversified economy and an administration free from the scourge of corruption and the sleazy mediocrity it fuels. Buhari has […]

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The old men vying to lead Africa’s youngest population By Stephanie Busari, CNN

    On first look, not much separates the two front-runners contesting Nigeria’s presidential election. Both are men in their 70s with previous experience of high-level politics. Both are from the same ethnic group. And both are Muslims from the north of the country. Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, of the All Progressives Congress party, known […]

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“Why Buhari Must Be Sent Back Home” By Dele Momodu

    Fellow Nigerians, please, permit me to make some quick clarifications in this season of general bickering and mutual distrust and spiteful hatred. One. I do not work for any campaign organisation. I’m supporting the PDP candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, same way I voluntarily supported Major General Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. I do so […]

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