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The best goal celebration ever

With Nigeria failing to qualify for the African Cup of Nations, the best thing that happened there has been the Democratic Republic of Congo goalie Robert Muteba Kidiaba’s goal celebrations.   Follow @naijiant

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A day in the life of the Naija Embassy in London

By CIC Old Boy I was at the Naija Embassy yesterday for my “E-passport” application. I did the online stuff, printed off the documents, was given an appointment date, took everything they asked me to bring to the embassy, etc. When you get to the door, you are told you have to get a £20 postal order for “administration fee”. …

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See me see EFCC

It seems that when Nuhu Ribadu was boss of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) he actually did put the fear of EFCC into many people. A guy that works in Abuja for the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) said that during Ribadu’s time staff were actually afraid of doing side deals.  He claimed that as soon as soon as …

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Double irony for Buhahari

Buhahari as a military dictator contributed to the destruction of the Nigerian Railway Corporation. Buhahari is now running for president claiming he is about change. And while campaigning he travelled on a train on the same railway service revitalised by his opponent after he had contributed to its derailment. This looks like an own goal for Buhahari. While we hold …

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Goodluck to Naijas in London

Goodluck Jonathan has escaped the heat of Nigeria’s campaign for the cold of London. He will be speaking at Porchester Hall in Bayswater on Saturday in what has been billed as “An evening with Mr President: A dialogue with Nigerians in the Diaspora”. Our correspondent has been invited, but doesn’t think the president is important enough to cancel his other …

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To flee or not to flee

Many Nigerians fear there will be serious violence whoever “wins” the (s)election on 14 February. We have form in this sort of thing.  About 500 people, mostly in northern Nigeria, were estimated to have died after Goodluck Jonathan was declared the winner in 2011.  They were allegedly angry that Muhammadu Buhari lost out. Buhari is running again and the opposition …

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From amala politricks to okada politricks

The Alaafin of Oyo, pictured above with two of his several young wives, donated 20 motorbikes to the APC. I thought traditional rulers were required to avoid being openly partisan. At least he did not donate his year’s supply of bleaching cream. Follow @naijiant

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Lady Macbeth urges Nigerian women to vote for PDP

Naijurian women are you dia? Are you wit us? Di Furst Lady is calling you. I am telling you to support Goodluck and Sambo. Dey has done a lot for Naijurian women. No adminstashun have done more than Goodluck and Sambo for Naijurian women. Our women iz now more freer to be kidnapped by Boko Haram. Dis adminstashun have proved …

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