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Fashola’s politics of ignorance

27 October 2018 Power minister Babatunde Fashola said at a townhall meeting on Thursday:  “Do you know that power is rotating to the Southwest after the completion of Buhari’s tenure if you vote for him in 2019? A vote for Buhari in 2019, means a return of power to the Southwest in 2023. I am sure you will vote wisely.” …

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Atiku is just Buhari Version 1.1

12 October 2018 Sometimes you get a system upgrade on your phone or laptop and you wonder what good it was, where is the improvement, what was the fuss about, and so on. The emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last weekend and the candidate with the best chance of replacing President …

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Violent protests in Ore, Ondo State over non-existent power supply

1 August 2018 Thousands of residents of Ore in Ondo State staged what was reportedly a violent protest from 10am today about what a witness at the scene described as “the non-connection of electricity for six years to their community”.  Protesters held a rally in the town barricading roads demanding from the power companies: “Bring back our light”. Bring back …

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Ekiti State deserves better

27 July 2018 Opeyemi Bamidele, a former federal legislator, was shot in 1 June this year reportedly by a trigger-happy policeman during a rally in support of Kayode Fayemi’s eventually successful bid to become governor of Ekiti State. After surgery to remove two bullets from his stomach and leg at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti, he was taken for …

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