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Orji Uzor Kalu time as a Very Important Prisoner

27 September 2020 Current senator for Abia North and two-term governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, spent six months in prison following a 12 year conviction in December 2019 for defrauding his state of 7.65n naira (about $20m). He was released in June from Kuje Prison after the Supreme Court annulled the judgment of the Federal High Court in …

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Is Rotimi Amaechi behind Dakuku Peterside’s troubles?

6 March 2020 Dakuku Peterside, the political godson of transport minister Rotimi Amaechi, will be replaced as director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) by Bashir Jamoh. Peterside owed his position to his godfather and was appointed in 2016, with his tenure expiring later this month. A highly-placed source at NIMASA revealed to Naijiant.com that Jamoh’s elevation …

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US security source opens up on Nigerian corruption

7 January 2020 The head of the Nigeria station of one of the United States’ major security agencies has expressed disappointment about the corruption of Nigeria’s security top brass. Speaking to Naijiant.com, he explained how the US had bilateral “aid” agreements with Nigeria to provide equipment to help the Nigerians deal with various security challenges, ranging from Boko Haram in …

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Nasty Nasir El-Rufai and the “cabal” tighten their grip on the 2023 presidency

15 November 2019 Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna State, has been chosen by the “cabal”, that reportedly controls President Muhammadu Buhari, to succeed the president in 2023. The “cabal” is allegedly headed by Buhari’s nephew Mamman Daura, with the president’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, in charge of day to day activities, which includes running the country as the …

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Okorocha in secret talks over a deal with Ihedioha

27 October 2019 Rochas Okorocha, the former governor of Imo State and current senator representing Orlu, is said to be close to striking a deal with his successor as governor, Emeka Ihedioha, that will see all corruption charges against the senator dropped. Ihedioha, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), promised the people of the state on assumption of office in …

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How Atiku atikulated the VP position to Peter Obi

18 November 2019 The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar’s choice of Peter Obi as his running mate during the (s)election in February was quite controversial, especially as one or two PDP governors from the southeast were reportedly against that choice. There was a lot of speculation around their motives for not wanting Obi. Obi was …

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Ike Ekweremadu shocked by IPOB attack in Nuremberg, Germany

17 August 2019 Former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu was visibly shaken by an unprecedented attack today when he arrived in Nuremberg, Germany as guest of honour at an Igbo cultural union event in the city, celebrating the annual “Iriji” (New Yam) festival. A witness at the scene told Naijiant.com that the senator for Enugu West was set upon by …

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“Nigeria is in trouble for Buhari’s 2nd term” – Aso Rock source

14 June 2019 Fear and loathing lurk around officials in the corridors and offices of Nigeria’s sprawling presidential villa at Aso Rock in Abuja as President Muhammadu Buhari eases himself into his second term in office, which officially started on 29 May. A senior member of staff at the “Villa” revealed to Naijiant.com what life is like working in the …

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INEC planning to ignore court order on Okorocha’s case – source

8 June 2019 A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ruled that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should issue a certificate of return to former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha.  The Returning Officer in the February 23 senatorial election for Imo West Senatorial District (Orlu Zone) had declared that Okorocha, the outgoing governor, had won the (s)election. However, …

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