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Turning a Blind Eye on Impunity in Nigeria

The United States has been accused of turning a blind eye to human rights abuses by Nigeria’s army and police, with the plans to send military advisers to Nigeria. The impunity by the Nigerian authorities is encouraged by President Muhammadu Buhari’s apparent condoning of human rights violations. Twice on TV, the president has failed to condemn indiscriminate killings of first …

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Alex Otti planning to join APC

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate for governor of Abia state, who was declared the winner of the (s)election by the Appeal Court on New Year’s Eve, is making plans to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC), if as expected, the Supreme Court upholds the decision of the lower court. A source informed us that defecting was part …

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Alex Otti v Okezie Ikpeazu: Interrogating the noise from the opposition

The verdict of the Appeal Court that the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate Alex Otti won the governorship election in Abia State, which overturned the decision of the Election Tribunal and the result declared by the electoral commission, continues to inflame the passions of both APGA and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters in the state and beyond. This piece …

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Why Okezie Ikpeazu lost the Abia (s)election

An Appeal Court in Owerri declared on New Year’s Eve that the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate Alex Otti, was the winner of the Abia State governorship election, overturning the verdict of the Abia State Governorship Election Tribunal which upheld the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Okezie Ikpeazu, as the winner of the April governorship (s)election. …

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Obasanjo’s secret Biafra negotiations

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo was in Aba, Abia State last week. Officially, the reason for the visit was to commission a road being built by the governor Okezie Ikpeazu. But we have been informed that Obasanjo was sent to Aba by President Muhammadu Buhari to explore means to defuse the pro-Biafra protests that have taken the southeast region by storm. …

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