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Aisha Buhari’s foreign exchange side business

President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, is widely derided on social media as “Aisha Bureau de Change” due to rumours that she is involved in Nigeria’s roaring black market trade in foreign currency. According to the rumours, well-connected people such as Mrs Buhari, receive significant allocations of foreign currency from the Central Bank of Nigeria on comparatively low rates of exchange …

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Rochas Okorocha’s familiocracy plot for 2019

Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha, who completes his second term in office in 2019, is also finalising plans for choosing his replacement, according to a well-placed Owerri source. Okorocha’s misrule has been described by comedian Uche Ogbuagu as a “familiocracy” and the governor is living up to that label by keeping everything, including his successor, in the family. The greedy …

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Femi Adesina should be in Nollywood

Most of us are familiar with the over-dramatisation in Nollywood, especially the low-budget versions. Nothing seems quite real, from the fake blood to fake display of affection, fear or whatever feeling. Femi Adesina, the roly-poly spin-doctor for absentee President Muhammadu Buhari, was in full Nollywood effect when he released what he claimed was a transcript of a phone conversation he …

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Amnesty International researcher disgraces Nigerian military spokesman on national TV

Morayo Adebayo, a researcher with Amnesty International was on Channels TV on Wednesday to discuss their report on extrajudicial killings by the Nigerian military. The report and other crimes by the Nigerian security agencies have been published on Naijiant.com. Adebayo, was calm, collected and gave a detailed description of how they gather the evidence, reach their conclusions and share the …

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