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Goodluck plotting bad luck for Buhahari

Former president Goodluck Jonathan is said to be planning to “reply to” President Muhammadu Buhari’s claims that the Jonathan administration was corrupt and the intention to investigate the alleged looting of public funds by the previous administration. A source close to the former president claimed that he is very angry at being portrayed as the cause of all that is …

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Fight corruption and corruption will fight you

President Muhammadu Buhari rode into power claiming he was going to fight corruption and “if we don’t kill corruption, corruption will kill Nigeria”. Many Nigerians were swayed by this message, despite the fact that several members of Buhari’s own party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), and his backers were covered with the stench of corruption. But Buhari’s posturing meant he …

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Imo State is “on fire”

Our source in Owerri, the Imo State capital, has revealed that the entire state is on “lockdown” as a strike of state government workers led by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) went into its third day. Bank staff were said to have also joined in the strike. Rather than stay in Owerri and try to resolve the issue, governor Rochas …

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Nasir el-Rufai is running Nigeria

The new governor of Kaduna State Nasir el-Rufai is at the head of the “kitchen cabinet” of President Buhahari. You wonder where he finds the time to do the job he was (s)elected to do in his state. A source has revealed that El-Rufai tells the president what moves to make and Buhahari accepts his recommendations without question. When Attahiru …

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Diezani Madueke used to disrespect Goodluck Jonathan

We have been informed that Diezani Madueke the former minister for petroleum in the Goodluck Jonathan administration used to openly disrespect her boss. While she was in post, Madueke, who has become embattled by a flurry of corruption allegations, frequently ignored Jonathan’s requests to attend meetings and openly treated him with contempt or “treated him anyhow”, according to the source. …

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Rochas Okorocha gatecrashed Buhari’s Washington visit

A source has revealed that Rochas Okorocha, the governor of Imo State, gatecrashed the Washington trip of President Buhari. Okorocha was not invited by the president, but embedded himself in the delegation and flew separately to Washington. The governor informed the delegation that Buhari’s supporters from Igboland were getting a lot of heat back home. He claimed that being part …

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Buhari “settles” Tinubu

President Buhahari has decided to “settle” Bobo Chicago Bola Tinubu with four ministerial positions. The former Lagos State governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been, according to our source, “seething in the background” over recent developments since Buhahari became president. Tinubu has been unable to influence the direction of the new adminstration and has lost …

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Buhahari’s beef with Dasuki

President Buhahari sacked National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki on Monday and by Thursday night State Security Service (SSS) officers had surrounded Dasuki’s house in Abuja and allegedly placed him under “house arrest”. A source claimed that Dasuki first refused to let them in, but they broke in and searched the house, carting away several possesions, including cars. It was …

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This “change agent” could be a minister soon

The former Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Benjamin Uwajumogu, is said to have been nominated for a ministerial position in President Buhahari’s government by Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha. Uwajumogu failed at the last (s)election in his bid to represent Okigwe in the senate as an All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate. Our source claims that when he …

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Why “Emperor” Rochas is coming to America with Buhari

President Buhahari will be going to the US for a meeting with President Barack Obama on 19 July. He will be accompanied by five state governors, including Rochas Okorocha from Imo State. A source in Owerri has revealed that Okorocha attached himself to the trip so that he could use the opportunity to beg Buhahahari to intervene in his election …

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