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Oby Ezekwesili, just talking loud and saying nothing

The legendary and self-styled “godfather of soul” James Brown sang: “You’re like a dull knife Just ain’t cutting You’re just talking loud And saying nothing” I always remember that song when I listen to Oby Ezekwesili, the former minister for solid minerals, minister for education, one-time World Bank executive, and currently loudmouthed self-appointed spokesperson for the Bring Back Our Girls …

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Amaechi’s golden goodbyes

The new governor of Rivers State Eze Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has promised to probe the previous All Progressives Congress (APC) administration of Rotimi Amaechi and recover funds he claims were diverted to private pockets. Wike has already start recovering vehicles from Amaechi loyalists that the governor claims belong to the state. Amaechi fell out with his …

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God and Naija politricks

“If God is for us, who can be against us?” Paul asked that question in Romans 8:31. Every Naija politrickster, Christian or Muslim, has tried in one form or another to drag God’s name into politricks. Yesterday President Buhahari said in Daura that “it is not by power, it is not by wealth but by the Grace of God that …

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Somebody is not telling the truth in the senate president saga

Two All Progressives Congress (APC) national assembly legislators were interviewed on Channels TV yesterday. First up was Femi Gbajabiamila, from Lagos State, who was the party’s chosen candidate for Speaker of the House of Representatives. Gbajabiamila, was quite articulate, as you would expect of a US-trained attorney, and he alternated between a combative and reconciliatory tone. He said the election …

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Exclusive senatorial impunity

Former senator Ifeanyi Ararume of Imo North constituency in Imo State, who at various times was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ran for governor under the Action Congress of Nigeria, returned to the PDP and sought the PDP nomination for the governor in the last (s)election, only to be spurned in favour of Emeka Ihedioha, and has …

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Obasanjo has “finished” Amaechi and Ngige

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has the ear of President Buhahahari, according to a source. The source claims that Buhahari has a lot of regard for the former president. They are both ex military colleagues and Obasanjo, as military dictator, appointed the current president as a federal commissioner for petroleum. Obasanjo, is taking advantage of Buhahari’s regard for him to exact …

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