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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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Nigeria’s police boss Idris mixing business and pleasure

Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris is said to keep a harem of female police officers, known to fellow cops as “IG babes”, on the top floor of Louis Edet House, the force’s headquarters in central Abuja. Idris, who was accused by former police officer and current senator representing Bauchi Central, Isa Misau, of collecting 10bn naira ($27.7m) monthly for the …

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Oil minister Ibe Kachikwu was “marginalised” – aide

A senior aide of Ibe Kachikwu, the oil minister, has described to Naijiant.com what led his boss to fire off the now-infamous memo to President Muhammadu Buhari, complaining about “insubordination” and disregard of due process by Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The NNPC is the corruption-ridden cash cow in Nigeria’s oil-soaked economy.  Buhari is officially …

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Oil minister Ibe Kachikwu’s godfather is not happy with him

Ibe Kachikwu, the dapper oil minister, once claimed that: “The call to public service for me was unique. I was vice-president of Exxon Mobil West Africa and I was suddenly called to serve. In serving, I lose a lot of money, if not at least a million dollars every year by virtue of being a minister”. His statement was not quite …

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