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Is Lai telling lies?

Lai Mohammed, the All Progressive Congress (APC) national publicity secretary told the press today that there were two reasons why there’s been a delay in the new Buhari regime appointing ministers. Firstly, he claimed that this is the “first real transition” Nigeria has had from a ruling party to a different party. Secondly, the new regime has been handicapped by …

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Imo State legislators secretly plot to impeach Okorocha

A member of the Imo State House of Assembly has revealed to us that members across the aisle are plotting to impeach governor Rochas Okorocha. The governor’s antics have riled both legislators from his own party the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition People Democratic Party (PDP). The charges against the governor from the legislators include that he has …

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Bukola Saraki’s nationality question

The election of Bukola Saraki as senate president against the wishes of his party leadership (some say Bola Tinubu) has continued to reverberate within the ruling party, with no end in sight. The latest chapter of the saga has involved a website publishing what it claims is a copy of Saraki’s British passport. Click on image to enlarge Some of …

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President Buhahari’s heli-padding expenses

President Buhari is allegedly getting a helipad built in his Daura hometown. This is to save the president the inconvenience of the one and half hours’ drive (about 52 miles) when he lands at Katsina Airport with the presidential jet. The president is very much entitled to travelling in a style presidents have become accustomed to. At 72, his comfort …

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Plane madness from a latter-day Nero

Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha plumbed to new depths when, with typical senseless arrogance and insensitivity, he claimed in an interview yesterday on the issue of flying around in a private jet: “that should not affect my private life. I hate poverty, I hate injustice. So seeing me in a private jet shouldn’t be a big deal.” He went on …

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A test case for Buhari’s claims to be a “reconstructed democrat”

A Sharia court has sentenced nine people to death for insulting the Prophet Muhammad in Kano. The head of Kano’s religious police (Hisbah), Aminu Ibrahim Daurawa told the BBC: “There has been consensus among Muslims scholars that insulting the prophet carries a death sentence.” President Muhammadu Buhari said in 2001: “I will continue to show openly and inside me the …

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The Nigerian police have no shame

There was an armed robbery in Ikorodu, Lagos on Wednesday morning. The robbers first attacked a nearby police station before crossing the road and raiding banks in the area. Witnesses said there were at least four of them and they carried on for about two hours, firing sporadically and burning some cars before they escaped. Watch the video of the …

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Presidential spokesman confirms presidential incompetence

If President Buhari likes he can function without ministers. The Constitution states that: “There shall be such offices of Ministers of the Government of the Federation as may be established by the President.” It doesn’t state that ministers should be appointed immediately. The “shall” in the statement makes it mandatory to have ministers, but the “may” allows for some presidential …

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