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Was absentee President Buhari one of the authors of his own misfortune?

President Muhammadu Buhari’s extended “medical vacation” has now gone into its fourth week. Despite rumours circulating about his death, he has refused to speak to Nigerians and instead has had his underlings release pictures of a gaunt president receiving visitors in an undisclosed London location. He also reportedly spoke to President Donald Trump on the phone two days ago. Buhari …

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Buhari the candidate vs Buhari the president

There are many examples of President Muhammadu Buhari saying one thing when he was running for office and doing the opposite once in power, but none sticks in the craw more than his endless foreign trips.  He is currently on a 10-day “vacation” in the UK, where he is expected to have a medical checkup as well. He said in …

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Governor Abiola Ajimobi tells protesting LAUTECH students to “do your worst”

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi addressed Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) students protesting against the eight-month closure of the university. But rather than have a constructive discussion about the problems at the university, Ajimobi turned it into another shameless display of hubris, the arrogance of power and Nigerian “democrazy”. The address was an insult-fest, with Ajimobi telling the students …

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Ayo Fayose spitting fire on AIT

Ekiti State governor Ayo Fayose was a guest on AIT’s Kaakaki political programme yesterday and it was a rambling performance that took in comedy, singing, economics and political point-scoring. It was pure political theatre and a must watch. Fayose accused President Muhammadu Buhari of coming to office with a “vendetta”. As a result, the country has not “moved forward economically”, …

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