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The inside story of Governor Willie Obiano’s extravagance at daughter’s graduation

Anambra State governor Willie Obiano’s daughter Ogechi graduated from the University of Texas McGovern Medical School in Houston on 18 May 2017.  Shortly, afterwards the governor’s spokesman had to issue denials after reports on social media claimed that he flew 179 people by private jet from Nigeria for the ceremony. Naijiant.com has now confirmed the details from a source involved …

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Kanu “storms” Owerri, Okorocha “picks race”

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the separatist Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) addressed a massive rally in Owerri, the Imo State capital yesterday. Kanu and IPOB want southeastern Nigeria, which includes Imo State, to be allowed to secede from the rest of the country via a referendum and to become the independent state of Biafra.  This obviously puts him at …

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Corrupt senators’ blackmail attempt against Nigerian ports boss Hadiza Bala Usman

On Thursday last week the Senate gave Hadiza Bala Usman, the managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), four days to explain why 282 ships were allegedly “missing” from Nigeria’s ports. Senator Hope Uzodinma, Chairman of the Senate’s Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport said: “The NPA is the custodian of the vessels; it received …

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Alex Ekwueme: “If Biafran war starts, my hand no dey”

A close associate of Second Republic vice president Alex Ekwueme has told to Naijiant.com what the 84 year old former politician and architect thinks of the current agitation for secession of his home region, the southeastern part of Nigeria, from the rest of the country. Ekwueme spoke to the associate this week and the conversation started with the source asking …

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The Buhari crew living large at Nigeria’s expense at the Paddington Hilton

While many Nigerians are fretting about President Muhammadu Buhari missing in action in London for 55 days with his presidential jet allegedly parked at the airport running up charges of £4,000 a day (a claim that was denied by spokesman Garba Shehu), another scandal was being ignored. A source told Naijiant.com that the president’s flight crew and aides – a grand …

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OBJ vs OUK: The battle of the crooks

A former aide of Orji Uzor Kalu, the ex governor of Abia State has told Naijiant.com how Kalu and former president Olusegun Obasanjo fell out as both battled for influence in Nigeria. The source said Kalu, from his days at Government College Umuahia, was involved in the occult.  He would spend most nights in the dormitory burning incense and chanting …

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Governor Willie Obiano securing his future with his security vote

A source in the Anambra State capital of Awka has revealed to Naijiant.com that governor Willie Obiano allocates to himself a “security” vote of 1bn naira ($3m) a month, and diverts 250m naira ($792,000) from that figure to his wife Ebele. “Security votes” in Nigerian states are a very controversial issue since there is no transparency or accountability on how …

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Buhari missing in action update

President Muhammadu Buhari has not been seen or heard from since he left Nigeria for London a month ago. His wife, Aisha, came back to Nigeria last week after visiting him and claimed that he was getting better from an illness that has not been revealed to Nigerians. A source close to the medical team treating the president has informed …

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Obasanjo up to his tricks again

Fela Kuti sang in “Army Arrangement” that: Me Fela, I challenge Obasanjo Na wayo him dey all the time Make him carry me go any court I go open book for am Most Nigerians know how Olusegun Obasanjo went into full “wayo” mode in a doomed attempt to extend his time as president beyond the constitutional eight years in 2007. …

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Okorocha’s mix of democrazy with familiocracy

Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha is determined that his replacement as governor in 2019 would be entirely his choice and not that of the voters. Okorocha completes his second term in 2019 and his original plan was for his son-in-law and Chief of Staff Uche Nwosu to become the next governor. This plan seemed to have been scuppered as a …

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