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Rochas Okorocha v Nneoma Okorocha

Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha is struggling to keep his wife Nneoma on side. She practically lives in Abuja and only visits the state capital Owerri “once in a while”. She is said to be against her husband’s politricks and policies. Their problems seem to have blown up when Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha of the …

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Will the “surge” against Boko Haram bring Goodluck back?

Our man “on ground” in Lagos is claiming that stories of recent successes in the battle against Boko Haram are boosting Goodluck Jonathan’s chances of winning the (s)elections. Boko Haram have been put on the back foot in recent weeks by the Nigerian Army in joint efforts with soldiers from Chad, Cameroon and Niger.  Their alleged hideout in Sambisa Forest …

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Never again!

Goodluck Jonathan visited Naija troops in the town of Baga, which has been retaken from Boko Haram. The troops chanted “Never Again”, ostensibly in relation to Boko Haram taking over any Nigerian town. It should also be “Never Again” should a president wait till (s)election season to be seen to be doing his job, which is about protecting Nigerians, keeping …

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Buhahari and Tinubu disagree over “change”

Our source “on ground” in Lagos revealed that the decision to postpone the (s)election to 28 March is causing problems and friction for the opposition APC. Former Lagos governor Bola Tinubu, he of “fraud of international dimension” (according to Nuhu Ribadu), has been bankrolling the Buhahari campaign. He was said to have put the “structures on the ground” to rig …

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Buhahari chats the chat at Chatham House

After much speculation about his health, and “will he/won’t he”, all over social and mainstream media, Muhammadu Buhari kept his date at Chatham House this morning. The joint was so sold out our reporter could not get in and had to make do with sending us photographs of those that could. I never thought I would see the day that …

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Buhahari in “White Maria”???

Was Buhahari arrested after his Chatham House speech? See video of him leaving in a police van.         He arrived in a private people people carrier – see above.  Why was he leaving in a police van?  Someone nearby can be heard shouting “take the picture” and “we got him”. Is this related to the failed attempt …

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The Wild Bunch – Keke NAPEP

by Obinna Anyadike There are swarms of them in most Nigerian cities. Yellow, noisy and slightly dangerous, auto rickshaws provide cheap public transport – and a livelihood for tens of thousands of their drivers. The motorized three-wheeler taxis are known as “Keke-NAPEP” – a combination of the Yoruba word for bicycle and the acronym for a 2001 National Poverty Eradication …

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