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New coach Sunday Oliseh may be based in Europe

Sunday Oliseh, the new coach of Nigeria has returned to his base in Belgium. A Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) spokesman said Oliseh “has gone back but temporarily. He hasn’t gone finally because you know we have a game against Tanzania very soon and most of our players are in Europe.” This has kicked off a debate among Nigerian fans around …

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Rochas Okorocha gatecrashed Buhari’s Washington visit

A source has revealed that Rochas Okorocha, the governor of Imo State, gatecrashed the Washington trip of President Buhari. Okorocha was not invited by the president, but embedded himself in the delegation and flew separately to Washington. The governor informed the delegation that Buhari’s supporters from Igboland were getting a lot of heat back home. He claimed that being part …

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Buhari’s New York Times article is potentially treasonable

An article in the New York Times penned in the name of President Muhammadu Buhari should be troubling for all right-thinking Nigerians. Buhari, who overthrew a constitutional government in the 1980s, has history of anti-constitutional behaviour. “Treason” is “the crime of betraying one’s country” and this statement from the New York Times article is nothing short of “betrayal”: “There are …

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Buhahari forgets what party he belongs to

President Muhammadu Buhari was with President Barack Obama today in the Oval Office. Obama said that the US wanted to help Nigeria address corruption issues and terrorism. Buhari then went on about how he was grateful for the US pressure that helped uphold Nigerian democracy in terms of getting former president Goodluck Jonathan accept the results. He then talked about …

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Buhahari’s anti-corruption joke has gone too far

President Buhahari has jetted off to Washington for a four-day trip. The agenda includes high-level talks with President Barack Obama and other senior officials of the United States government on the “war against terrorism, against corruption and improved trade between Nigeria and the United States of America”. Buhari’s delegation for a visit, in which he plans to talk about his …

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El-Rufai’s behaviour beggars belief

Beggars in Kaduna State have threatened to sue the Nasir el-Rufai led government over the ban on begging and street hawking. The government argued that the ban was for security reasons following a bomb in Zaria on July 7 in which about 40 people were killed. For starters, the government did not need to “ban” begging and street hawking since …

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