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Is Nigeria in need of restructuring?

The latest buzzword among politicians from all sides in Nigeria is “restructuring”. The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) allegedly established a “restructuring committee” to articulate the party’s position on the issue. But does it make sense to restructure? What does the term really mean? What might a restructured Nigeria look like? A radical approach would see the existing political arrangement …

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What a wicked disgrace Wike is to Rivers State and Nigeria

Whenever you think a Nigerian ruler can’t sink any further in their depths of depravity, they continue to show that there is no limit to how low they can go.  After the international embarrassment of President Muhammadu Buhari spending 103 days receiving treatment in a foreign country, Governor Nyesom Wike decided to demonstrate a poor understanding of the concept of …

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Pots & kettles: Comical Lai Mohammed calls Dino Melaye a clown

This is beyond parody.  Nigeria’s propaganda minister Lai Mohammed called Senator Dino Melaye, both of whom belong to a party that came to power on a tissue of fanciful lies, a “clown” on Twitter this morning. Melaye’s clowning credentials are not in dispute.  But surely, Lai Mohammed would give him a run for his money on the court-jester stakes.  A …

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Buhari and the delegation of the dastardly

Absentee president Muhammadu Buhari, who disappeared from sight on May 7, showed up on Sunday in London, after 77 days to meet a delegation of governors, a minister (and former governor), and the chairman of his party. It is not quite clear what the criteria was for selecting this devious delegation, but criminality must have featured highly on the list. …

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The cost of elections

The man in the photograph below is Al-Marouf Ashiru. He was stabbed in Lagos yesterday. His story is below… I am the LGA [Local Government Area] Secretary for the PDP [Peoples Democratic Party] in Mushin. Due to the [Ali Modu] Sheriff and [Ahmed] Makarfi power tussle, there was no agreement on which faction’s candidates should be fielded for the Council …

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