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“Stomach infrastructure” works oh!

Many readers would have heard about the Ekiti State rigging scandal in which PDP’s Ayo Fayose, the current governor, a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, former Senator Iyiola Omisore and others were heard on tape discussing with Brigadier Aliyu Momoh, how to use the military to rig the (s)election in the state on June 16 last year. …

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An Anthropomorphic Nigeria

By Kariba Nwodo In some ways, the current political situation in Nigeria is like a love story. Nigeria (the woman) has two men vying for her attention: her old boo, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) and her current Jonny mo, President Goodluck Jonathan. They have both brought forth plans and ideas, withstood intense public scrutiny as well as verbal attacks …

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Bad luck for Goodluck in Bayelsa?

The word “on ground” in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital,  is that Goodluck Jonathan is in danger of losing his home state if (big “if”) there is a free vote. Many Ijaws feel let down by his presidency.  They claim there is precious little to show in their state that the president is a homeboy. The poverty, joblessness and misery …

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Diaris stone oooooh!

Patience Jonathan said at a rally in Calabar “anybody that tells you change, stone that person.” Watch the video from 4:02. If this isn’t incitement to violence, I don’t know what is.     Follow @naijiant

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Politricking outside Nigeria

The Goodluck Jonathan campaign is planning a rally in Berlin in about two weeks time. Their presence has been felt in London in recent times with advertising on London buses.  Even APC candidate for Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode doesn’t want to miss the bus in London. When Buhahari came to Chatham House for his speech, noisy supporters from both …

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Where is Buhahari?

Has the APC presidential candidate returned to Nigeria following his speech at Chatham House last Thursday? We have seen no record of him appearing in public in Nigeria since that speech. There are rumours that he is in his hometown Daura, but this can’t be confirmed. Buhahari’s failure to appear in public in Nigeria since that speech in London is …

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Buhahari high rolling in Tinubu’s private jet

Buhahari claims to be anti-corruption.  But he is campaigning with Bola Tinubu’s private jet. Then Economic and Financial Crimes Commission chief Nuhu Ribadu claimed that Tinubu’s fraud is of “international dimension”. This is why Buhahari is a joke – fronting as Mr Anti-Corruption while running for office with funding provided from looting the public treasury. Follow @naijiant

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