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Six Wasted Years: Weep Not For Jonathan (2)

Continued from Friday. . It is important for every Nigerian to understand that there should be adequate collaboration between the government of Bayelsa State and the Federal Government principally because the challenges posed by the environment cannot be surmounted by the state government alone. . The dip in revenues accruing to the states of the federation makes this doubly difficult. ...

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Six Wasted Years: Weep Not For Jonathan

A major ammunition with political foes of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan which shot down his re-election bid in 2015 was the accusation that he favoured the Niger Delta region over other parts of the country. Specifically, his critics alleged that the choicest appointments he made went to Ijaw people, with Bayelsa, his home state, particularly favoured. This allegation was practically ...

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Digital Governor, Godly Politicians And The Challenges Of Governance In Kogi State. Part One. By Dr. Danjuma Mohammed

Danjuma Mohammed   I would have ordinarily kept quiet and allow for two full years before I comment on the administration in Kogi state, but two recent issues have raised serious questions on my mind about the capacity of the appointees and their sincerity of purpose.   The first was Mr. Edward Onoja confirming that the state government is actually ...

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The Language Of Slaves – Femi Fani-Kayode

The most difficult challenge that Nigerians face is not the hegemony of the Hausa Fulani ruling class but the ignorance and slavish mentality of some of those from the Middle Belt and the south that they have conquered. . Ignorance, cowardice and delusion is the language and practice of slaves. And it is typical of a slave to despise and ...

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War On Corruption: EFCC`s Magu And The Untouchables

Ibrahim Magu, Ag Chairman, EFCC   “You must abolish your slavery yourselves. Do not depend for its abolition upon god or a superman. Remember that it is not enough that a people are numerically in the majority. They must be always watchful, strong and self-respecting to attain and maintain success. We must shape our course ourselves and by ourselves.”  Bhimrao ...

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General Buhari`s Health And The Nigerian Nation (Part 1) – by Don Pedro Obaseki

Don Pedro Obaseki   Buhari’s health is beyond partisan politics. Buhari MUST NOT DIE IN OFFICE. Anyone praying for that, whatever his/her party affiliation, is at best, MYOPIC. Shortsighted. Dubious.   It’s to the advantage of the continued existence of Nigeria as a corporate entity that Buhari LIVES and serves out his 4-year Mandate. It’s a contract he signed with ...

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Edo Election Tribunal: A Tribunal’s Curious Definition Of Over-Voting – Nosa Omorodion

After six months of competitive legalese and high drama with doses of comic relief, the Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on April 14, 2017, delivered judgment in the petition filed by Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, challenging the declaration  by INEC that Mr. Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Party, APC, won the 2016 Edo ...

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A Ghost President With Ghost Achievements, Fighting Ghost Workers With An EFCC That Goes After Ghost Monies In Apartments Owned By Ghosts – Reno Omokri

For the better part of this week, Nigeria has been having much to do about the royal snub from the Oba of Lagos to the Ooni of Ife. . Such outrage, such consternation against Oba Rilwan Akiolu. The venom vented on him on social media and in real life were as though he had committed some unpardonable sin. We are ...

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