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Buhari commiserates with pastor Bakare over mother’s death

Buhari commiserates with pastor Bakare over mother’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Pastor Tunde Bakare on the death of his mother, Mrs Abigail Eebudola Bakare. In a telephone call to his friend and one time running mate, the General Overseer of Latter Rain Assembly, President Buhari urged the cleric and the Bakare family to take solace …

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How To Fix Nigeria In 72 Hours

By Abdulrazaq O HAMZAT Nigeria is one of the greatest countries in the world, whose greatness is being held back by numerous self inflicted vices. While the country is blessed abundantly in all fronts, its greatest undoing is the lack of visionary leadership, which some analysts have described as Nigeria’s …

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When The Bully Met The Headmaster At The White House

“Nigerian herdsmen don’t carry AK 47’s. They only use sticks”- President Buhari to President Donald Trump, The White House, 30th April 2018.   “We’ve had serious problems with Christians who have been murdered, killed in Nigeria. We’re going to work on that problem and work on that problem very, very …

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When Justin married Muhammadu

“You have my best wishes on your recent decision. I read your declaration speech. We are neutral as a Church but we will pray for you. Great statesmen are those who run for the good of their country. We will be praying for you”- Archbishop Justin Welby to President Muhammadu …

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Ayo Adebanjo: The Man And His Politics By Reuben Abati

When friends, family and political associates gather in Ijebu-Ogbo, Ogun state today, to celebrate the 90th birthday of Chief Ayo Adebanjo, they will be honouring a radical and progressive politician, a lawyer, elder statesman, a patriot, and a nationalist of Yoruba extraction, who is without doubt, one of the most remarkable …

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2019: Let the others simply run away: by Femi Adesina

There are two options for those in contention for the presidency in 2019: run, or run away. Now that President Muhammadu Buhari has indicated his intention to run, dwarfs trying to wear a giant’s shoes should simply run away. The cat has returned from a journey, let the rats scamper …

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The Emir of Yorubaland, by Femi Fani-Kayode

When I wrote my essay titled “5 Useful Idiots and the Spirit of the Accursed Slave” (Parts 1, 2 and 3) I touched on the little monkey that is known as Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi and revealed to the world what he was up to and what drove and motivated him. …

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Easter: Mathew Kukah writes President Buhari, Nigerians

This is no ordinary Easter, Mr. President, because these are no ordinary times for our country, Nigeria, over which you preside. I know that in your Easter messages, you, the Senate President, the Speaker and our governors, will all exhort Nigerians with platitudes encouraging us to live by the teachings …

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