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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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Buhari “settles” Tinubu

President Buhahari has decided to “settle” Bobo Chicago Bola Tinubu with four ministerial positions. The former Lagos State governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been, according to our source, “seething in the background” over recent developments since Buhahari became president. Tinubu has been unable to influence the direction of the new adminstration and has lost …

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Buhari pleads for Patience

President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded with Nigerians to be patient with his administration. In a message to commemorate this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebrations, Buhari said “I was aware of your high expectations when I assumed office and I reassure you, my fellow citizens, that since my inauguration on May 29, this year, I have been working with utmost dedication to meticulously …

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Buhahari’s beef with Dasuki

President Buhahari sacked National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki on Monday and by Thursday night State Security Service (SSS) officers had surrounded Dasuki’s house in Abuja and allegedly placed him under “house arrest”. A source claimed that Dasuki first refused to let them in, but they broke in and searched the house, carting away several possesions, including cars. It was …

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Oliseh is looking the part

The new Nigeria national team coach Sunday Oliseh was unveiled in Abuja yesterday. The president of the Nigerian Football Federation Amaju Pinnick hyped the new coach as “the African Pep Guardiola”. This may seem over the top at first glance, considering the number of trophies Guardiola has won with Barcelona and Bayern Munich since 2008. But there are a lot …

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Tutorials for Buhahahari?

President Buhari had a “closed-door two hour meeting” yesterday with Emeka Anyaoku, the former Commonwealth Secretary-General and ex foreign minister of Nigeria. Was it a coincidence that this meeting took place just before the president jets off to the US for a meeting with President Barack Obama? Apparently not. Anyaoku said after the meeting: “We talked about international affairs including, …

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Obasanjo – another word for embarrassment

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo was on a local TV station last night trying to defend himself against accusations that his choice of successor was poor. Obasanjo was replaced by Umaru Yar’Adua, who died in office and was then succeeded by his vice president Goodluck Jonathan. Obasanjo’s response was shocking, to say the least. Watch it here: He said: “Even if …

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