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Breaking: (S)elections postponed for six weeks!

Our source claims electoral commission (INEC) boss Attahiru Jega will announce a postponement of the (s)elections this evening.  The (s)elections will be held in six weeks time rather than on 14 February. He had a meeting with the president last night and was told the (s)elections should be postponed because of the difficulties with getting voters cards to voters.  Another …

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“Alhaji” Rochas Okorocha’s plan for 2019

Our man “on ground” claims that Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha has his eyes on a 2019 run for president. He has been secretly seeking the support of influential Muslim northern Nigerians.  But they allegedly told him that they would only support his bid if he could “sensitise” more Igbos towards Islam and Muslims, making them more sympathetic to the …

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It is a pity what they did in Ekiti

A tape has been leaked about how PDP big wigs in collaboration with the military fixed the (s)election for governor in Ekiti State last year on behalf of Ayo Fayose.  But this is “news” in the “Pope is Catholic” category.  It is perhaps only of value for people who don’t understand the mechanics of how (s)elections are rigged Follow @naijiant

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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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