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Ebelechukwu Obiano likened to Patience Jonathan

Ebelechukwu Obiano, the wife of Anambra State governor Willie Obiano, has been likened by a source close to the seat of power in state capital Awka to former Nigeria First Lady Patience Jonathan.  Both women are allegedly Lady Macbeth-like figures around their husbands. The un-elected Mrs Obiano is said to be the power behind the throne of Anambra governor, with …

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Interior minister Dambazau too much of a dumbass for Nigeria’s security challenges

A group of security experts, including a Dutch national, held a meeting recently with interior minister Abdulrahman Dambazau at his office in Abuja to discuss Nigeria’s multitude of security challenges, especially the crisis caused by Fulani herdsmen across the country.  Several of the experts at the meeting came out very disappointed with the minister. Dambazau, on paper, seemed a perfect …

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Rotimi Amaechi still plotting to put his “boy” Dakuku Peterside in power in Rivers State

Transport minister and two-term governor of Rivers State Rotimi Amaechi was in London to deliver a speech on 23 January at Chatham House on “Nigeria’s role in responding to maritime insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea”.  He brought with him his “boy” Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Amaechi allegedly gave Peterside the job …

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Buhari’s Okorocha headache

President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-(s)election in 2019 is facing a big, fat stumbling block in Imo State in the person of the current governor, Rochas Okorocha. Buhari’s party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the words of a party stalwart who spoke to Naijiant.com, “has been turned into Okorocha’s personal property” in the state. The source claimed that the governor has …

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2019: Kano could have a shock in store for Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari won Kano State by a landslide in the 2015 presidential (s)election.  He got 1,903,999 votes to incumbent Goodluck Jonathan’s 215,779.  Then it only took a shout of “Sai Buhari” to get the teeming masses in the state going over the former military dictator who had an almost messianic status in the state.  But a lot has changed …

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Who wants to be a millionaire – Nigerian National Assembly version

Senator Philips Tanimu Aduda, who represents the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was in London recently.  As usual with many Nigerian politicians, he stayed at the Hilton Hotel in Paddington. The hotel is quite handy for Nigerian politicians with a lot of looted public funds to spare because just to the left of reception is …

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The Anambra (s)election was a cash and don’t carry affair

The Anambra State governorship (s)election last month that saw incumbent Willie Obiano win in all the 21 local government areas was one in which the winner surprisingly wasn’t the highest bidder.  Some party activists have revealed to Naijiant.com how the (s)election was won and lost with each party trying to outbid the other in cash inducements for voters. Governor Obiano’s …

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Desperate Ifeanyi Ubah in desperate deal with Willie Obiano

A source has claimed that oil mogul Ifeanyi Ubah has cut a deal with Governor Willie Obiano to replace the Anambra State governor at the end of his expected second term in 2022. Obiano expects to be reelected on 18 November and has made plans to anoint Ubah as his successor just like Obiano’s predecessor Peter Obi handpicked the current …

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Nnamdi Kanu is hiding in London – DSS official

A senior agent of Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Services (DSS), has told Naijiant.com that Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), is in London keeping a low profile since the Nigerian military raided his home in Afaraukwu, Abia State. Kanu, who likes to be called the “Supreme Leader” of IPOB, a group agitating …

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Babatunde Fashola aka “Mr Real Estate in Atlanta, Georgia”

Babatunde Fashola, the current minister for power, works and housing and two-term governor of Lagos State, is alleged to be the “owner of multiple mansions” in the city of Atlanta in the southern US state of Georgia. A source in Atlanta told Naijiant.com that the minister acquired the properties during his time as governor.  Fashola ran Lagos State from 2007 to …

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