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Kemi Adeosun – “at best a middle level accountant”

A colleague, who worked with Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun in a consortium in early 2000s Nigeria, has given a less than ringing endorsement of her economic competencies. London-born Adeosun read economics at the University of East London and then qualified as a chartered accountant. She moved to Nigeria in the early 2000s, when she worked in a consortium known as …

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Hope Uzodinma hoping to launch his bid for Imo governor in London tomorrow

Senator Hope Uzodinma, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), representing Imo West Senatorial District in Imo State, flew out of Nigeria this evening for London. He will be addressing a “town hall meeting” of indigenes of Imo State’s Orlu zone living in London at the Marriott Hotel in Maida Vale, London tomorrow evening. A source close to the senator revealed …

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Rochas Okorocha’s mystery illness

There are reports that Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has been flown to a hospital in India because of an undisclosed illness. A source in Owerri has informed Naijiant.com that the governor has been “acting like someone that needs psychological examination” for some time. While this is yet to be confirmed as the ailment that requires treatment in India, …

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Buhari Family (mis)Fortunes

President Muhammadu Buhari is said to be embarrassed about the fraudulent deals of his wife Aisha, especially around her involvement in the Halliburton bribery scandal and foreign exchange “scams”. A source has claimed that Aisha “has been divorced twice by Buhari, and going by Islamic rites once you divorce a woman thrice, there is no going back on the final …

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Coffin for the governor of Imo State

Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha’s plans to build a five-star hotel in the state capital Owerri, allegedly with stolen public funds, have been halted by protests in the city. The protesters reportedly dumped a coffin at the site of the proposed hotel and threatened that the governor’s dead body would end up inside it if he continued with the project. …

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Situation report on Imo (s)election re-run

A re-run of senatorial and state House of Assembly (s)elections is being held in Imo and Kogi States today (23 July 2016). Naijiant.com has received reliable information that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) government in Imo State was sharing and distributing fake army and police uniforms this morning to over 1,000 individuals and vigilantes from Orlu and Owerri to …

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Things fall apart for Buhari and Tinubu

President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu, the former Lagos State governor and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) major powerbroker are said to be barely on speaking terms over the way the country is being governed by Buhari and a possible second term for the president in 2019. A source close to Tinubu informed Naijiant.com that most of the major …

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Atiku is funding the PDP

Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, who is still planning to run for president in 2019 under the banner of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is said to be hedging his bets by secretly funding the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Atiku, according to a source close to him, is concerned that President Muhammadu Buhari, who he ran against in the …

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PDP crisis meeting in London

Top officials of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are in London trying to resolve the crisis that has engulfed the party over its leadership. The crisis stems from attempts by Ali Modu Sheriff, the very controversial former governor of Borno State, to take over as Chairman of the party following its defeat the presidential (s)election last year. Sheriff was …

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Patience Jonathan’s Abuja land grab

The former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, is said to own vast tracts of land across Abuja. She allegedly used a front company called River Park Estate to seize many undeveloped areas in the “satellite towns” or suburbs around the Nigerian capital when her husband Goodluck Jonathan was president. Those areas include Lugbe, Kubwa, Mpape districts and areas on the road …

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