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Buhari’s New York Times article is potentially treasonable

An article in the New York Times penned in the name of President Muhammadu Buhari should be troubling for all right-thinking Nigerians. Buhari, who overthrew a constitutional government in the 1980s, has history of anti-constitutional behaviour. “Treason” is “the crime of betraying one’s country” and this statement from the New York Times article is nothing short of “betrayal”: “There are …

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Buhahari forgets what party he belongs to

President Muhammadu Buhari was with President Barack Obama today in the Oval Office. Obama said that the US wanted to help Nigeria address corruption issues and terrorism. Buhari then went on about how he was grateful for the US pressure that helped uphold Nigerian democracy in terms of getting former president Goodluck Jonathan accept the results. He then talked about …

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Buhahari’s anti-corruption joke has gone too far

President Buhahari has jetted off to Washington for a four-day trip. The agenda includes high-level talks with President Barack Obama and other senior officials of the United States government on the “war against terrorism, against corruption and improved trade between Nigeria and the United States of America”. Buhari’s delegation for a visit, in which he plans to talk about his …

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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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