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Oshiomhole and Adesina fight over “stomach infrastructure”

Adams Oshiomhole, the governor of Edo State, has called the “agricultural revolution” of the Goodluck Jonathan administration “a big scam”. This has prompted a rebuttal from a spokesman for the Minister for Agriculture in the Jonathan administration, Akinwunmi Adesina. In the fog of claim and counter-claim, it is necessary to establish who is telling the truth. Oshiomhole said: “The agriculture …

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Buhari progresses from the Stone Age to the Wood Age

A commentator once said that President Muhammadu Buhari was operating in analogue in a digital age. Nasir el-Rufai, one of Buhari’s closest allies and current governor of Kaduna State, talked five years ago about “the story of counter-trade and import licensing, the cornerstone of Buhari’s stone-age economic strategy and those whose interests it served”. It appears that Buhari has left …

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We are all anti-corruption now

If there is one thing that looters of public funds in Nigeria do well, it is hypocrisy. There is no shame in their game. The biggest, most fraudulent, those who have stolen the most among the large band of bandits that have visited themselves on the country, are usually the loudest when it comes to claiming to be against corruption. …

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Kenya believe their Goodluck?

Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan is at the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya for a three-day break, with his wife Patience and their children. Jonathan is said to be there to witness the wildebeest migration across the Mara River. This is coming shortly after witnessing wild beasts in his own party (the Peoples Democratic Party) migrating to the All Progressives Congress …

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It was Goodluck for Bishop Kukah

Matthew Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, was interviewed on a Lagos TV channel about rumours that his National Peace Committee had intervened on behalf of former president Goodluck Jonathan to stop attempts by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the corruption of the previous regime. Watch the interview: The bishop seemed to be talking out of both sides of his …

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Deadlines for defeating terrorists should be haram

President Muhammadu Buhari said to the new service chiefs yesterday: “You need to brace up and continue to team up with other stakeholders to come up with a well coordinated joint effort which will bring a desired end to these insurgencies within three months”. He also said during a recent visit to Benin Republic: “I assure you that we will …

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