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PDP/APC at cross-roads as 2019 general elections beckon

By Orkuma Hembe I remember with mixed feelings, the pomp and pageantry that greeted the election of President Muhamadu Buhari as Nigeria’s truly first “democratically elected President” as he succinctly captured it in his inaugural speech. Read also: Exposed: Buhari’s health minister,

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Squandering Governors rolling out the drums

By Abiodun Komolafe Nigeria is, as we speak, challenged and all eyes can see it! No thanks to past leaders who, in their selfish wisdom, ate all of the country’s honey, thereby leaving it with nothing but moonshine.  Nonetheless, Yemi

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Buhari caused current division in Nigeria – Reno

My dear readers, I am in a celebratory mood. My book, Facts Versus Fiction: The True Story of the Jonathan Years, Chibok, 2015 and the Conspiracies, is officially a bestseller. It peaked at the #1 position on two categories WORLDWIDE,

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Why Kwankwaso will steer the nation’s ship better in 2019

By Moshood Shittu Engr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso was born into the family of Mallam Musa Kwankwaso in Kwankwaso village of Mabolbi Local Government Area of Kano State. Although Engr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso faced enormous challenges as a young man, his

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War drums, the lies of history and the last Nigerian

By Obadiah Mailafia It is said that history repeats itself, first, as tragedy and then as farce. We are now in the farcical stage. Historical lies are fuelling our latter-day war drums; threatening the fragile foundations of our sinking ship

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The ‘trash’ that is the passed Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB)

By Saatah Nubari The Nigerian Senate passed its version of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill on the 26th of May 2017, a day before Children’s Day without any provision whatsoever for the previously documented and well thought out 10% for the

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Igbo-haters, the Arewa ultimatum and our nation

By Reuben Abati Fifty years after the civil war ended, Igbos do not yet feel a sense of belonging, acceptance or safety in the Federation called Nigeria. The sad part is that this belief is shared not just by the

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The North, Which North ???

By Tola Adeniyi    We have lived with this myth for far too long. We have tolerated and accepted this political deception for as long as anyone can remember. But the myth has to be exposed for what it really

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Nigeria: What has God to do with it, Mr Acting President

By Femi Fani-Kayode “Our country is about people that God put together”- Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, 8th June 2017. I am sorry Mr. Acting President but I humbly and respectfully disagree. We must not use God’s name in vain. Worse

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‘My encounter with leadership coach,’ Hon. Linus Okorie

By Cinwon Alli-Bob As a fresh graduate who just concluded my one year National Youth Service it was a totally different experience as the realities of life started glaring clearly in my face and a lot of different questions kept

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