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Tinubu involved in money laundering – bank source

A source in a branch of Zenith Bank in Lagos used by the former governor of Lagos State and All Progressives Congress (APC) kingpin Bola Tinubu, has informed that the politician “moves” $5m every month to the UK via the bank. Tinubu ruled Lagos State from 1999 to 2007 but has since maintained an iron grip there, running it …

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Kayode Fayemi allegedly bribed INEC officials to win APC Ekiti primaries

Former minister of mines and steel Kayode Fayemi won the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship primaries in Ekiti State last month.  But one of the defeated candidates has refused to accept he was beaten fair and square. Entrepreneur Kayode Ojo came third in the primaries and said it was as a result of Fayemi having bribed Independent National Electoral Commission …

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Could Buhari rescue his failing presidency by jailing Obasanjo?

Only the most deluded supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari would argue that his performance over the last three years has lived up to the euphoria that heralded his (s)election victory in 2015.  The president has been a major league disappointment for those who rode on his “Change” bandwagon, expecting him to seriously tackle corruption, insecurity and the country’s economic decline. …

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Nigeria: Ruling APC coalition on the brink of collapse?

Less than a year from the next federal election, cracks are beginning to show in the ruling APC party. What does this mean for President Buhari’s re-election prospects and the future of the young party? Increasingly strained relations between the executive and the legislature branches of Nigeria’s All People’s Congress (APC) party are fueling speculation that the coalition may be on …

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Lai Mohammed loses it during Arise News interview

Nigeria’s minister for propaganda Lai Mohammed went head to head with interviewer Charles Aniagolu on Arise News’ “Democracy Day Special”.  The minister was questioned why President Muhammadu Buhari was not following up on his allegations of corruption against ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo.  Mohammed claimed it was the president’s “prerogative” on who to prosecute.  This actually compromises the alleged independence of the …

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Why Tinubu remains more influential than Obasanjo in Yorubaland

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo and the former governor of Lagos State Bola Tinubu have hardly ever seen eye to eye politically.  Although both men backed Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential bid about three years ago, they were at loggerheads when both were in office as Tinubu helped to prevent Obasanjo’s Peoples Democratic Party secure dominance in Western Nigeria – both men’s home …

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