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Atiku: When lies fail test of reality 

Atiku: When lies fail test of reality 

The ready assumption by some writers and public commentators is that most Nigerians are gullible and have short memories. As such, some of these self acclaimed political analysts churn out falsehood as facts in an attempt to manipulate the mind of well meaning Nigerians. Sadly, the consequence of keeping quiet …

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A Nation Of Believers – By Femi Fani-Kayode

In both 2008 and 2012 I warned the world and particularly Africa and the Middle East about the evil of Barack Obama. No-one listened. In 2011 I warned the world about the consequences of removing Muammar Gadaffi for Africa and the Middle East. No-one listened. In 2015 I warned the …

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Buhari and the Allegation of Northernization, By Reuben Abati

Buhari and the Allegation of Northernization, By Reuben Abati

Perhaps the biggest news this week so far, has been the attempt by the Presidency to debunk the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari has been kinder to Northerners and Muslims in the recruitment of persons into his administration. The published list, itself a response to an earlier indictment by the …

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Police arrest Onitsha publishers printing handbills for IPOB

The Anambra State Police Command on Thursday arrested two publishers in Onitsha who were allegedly printing handbills for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra in respect of November 18 election boycott in Anambra State. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Garba Umar, disclosed this at a press conference …

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Buhari Aiding, Abetting Terror By Defending Fulani Terrorists — Dr Perry Brimah

By defending Fulani terrorists listed in the Global Terrorism Index as the fourth deadliest terrorist group in the world, the Buhari government is dangerously aiding and abetting terror. [See ref: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/global-terrorism-index-nigerian-fulani-militants-named-as-fourth-deadliest-terror-group-in-world-a6739851.html] Armed Fulani militant terrorists have killed thousands of Nigerians and wiped out dozens of cities across the length and …

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The Python Does Not Dance, By Reuben Abati

Operation code-names have been an important part of military operations since the Germans first applied them in World War 1 but it may be said that the recent (or ongoing?) controversial military exercise in the South Eastern part of Nigeria codenamed Operation Python Dance II is the first major incident …

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JAMB and the politics of cut-off marks

I have followed with keen interest the controversy over the announcement of cut-off marks for Nigeria’s admission processes for the 2017/2018 session, with many commentators and the general public insisting that it is unwise, insensitive and retrogressive, to reduce the cut off mark for admissions into our tertiary institutions: 120 …

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The Rats Are Not To Blame, By Fisayo Soyombo

Throughout last week, it didn’t feel good to be Nigerian. On Tuesday, in particular, reading the international media was a painful experience. “Nigerian president to ‘work from home’ after rat infestation,” read the headline of a BBC report on Nigeria, with the lead going: Nigeria’s president will spend three months …

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