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Buhari’s illness is causing instability & the Nigerian govt is failing – British MP Pauline Latham

Pauline Latham, a Conservative MP representing Mid Derbyshire, delivered a stern indictment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime during a debate on the UK’s Department for International Development’s work in Nigeria in Parliament last Thursday. Latham said: “Early this year, President Buhari disappeared from the Nigerian political scene. Rumours about his health spread through Nigeria before it was officially announced that …

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Obasanjo’s Tower of Babel

The biblical story of the Tower of Babel tells how the people of Babylon decided to challenge God and proclaim their own greatness. They proceeded to attempt building a huge monument that would “reach to the heavens”. They said: “Come, let us build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top is in the heavens; let us make a name …

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Buhari missing in action

For two weeks, Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s septuagenarian president, has been out of action, receiving medical treatment in London for an undisclosed illness. His absence has sent the rumour mill of Africa’s most populous nation spinning, with frequent erroneous reports that the president is dead. The tragedy for Nigeria is that policymaking has been so ponderous during the 20 months since …

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Buhari’s illness and the shroud of secrecy

After claims from the presidency that President Muhammadu Buhari, who left Nigeria on 19 January, was only going to the UK for a well-earned “vacation” and due to return today (Monday 6 February), the reality behind the president’s trip stubbornly refused to get out of the way.  So yesterday, the same peddlers of “alternative facts” were forced to inform Nigerians: “President …

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Lagos State Police Commissioner denies attempt to stop 2Face-led demo

Fatai Owoseni, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, has denied reports that he threatened to stop the planned protest led by singer 2Face Idibia against the government on Monday. The protest, supported by the Enough is Enough group, has been tagged “a call for good governance and for urgent explanation into the reckless economic downturn nationwide”.  It was widely reported …

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