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Nigerian military’s leadership has failed them on Boko Haram – ex mercenary

28 January 2019 Cobus Claassens, a South African and Managing Director private military company Pilgrims Africa and Executive Outcomes veteran, spoke to Russia Today about his business and gave an insight into  the Nigerian army’s difficulties in defeating Boko Haram. The government of Goodluck Jonathan was said to have used Executive Outcomes around 2014 in the war against the Islamic militants. In response to a question whether mercenaries were more effective than the official military or UN peacekeepers, Claassens said: “Well, again, it comes down to a innovative mix …

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Ben Murray-Bruce: So bereft of common sense

29 December 2018 Ben Murray-Bruce, officially the senator for Bayelsa East, but unofficially the “Senator representing Twitter”, also has other more disparaging nicknames including “Ben Murray Dunce” and “Senator Alabi Yellow”. But Bruce prefers to be known as “the Common Sense Senator”, announcing via his Twitter handle that he is a “Common Sense Advocate” and that he is the author …

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Sorry, President Buhari, you are wrong again!

25 November 2018 After waiting nearly a week before responding to the news that Boko Haram terrorists may have killed up to 100 Nigerian soldiers, and only responding because of the huge outcry on social media in an election season, President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly summoned service chiefs for an “emergency security meeting” last Friday. Today, whoever is responsible for the …

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Ahead of Nigeria’s election, opposition weaponises soldier deaths

24 November 2018 Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers have been killed in recent months by Islamist militants who the president vowed to defeat when voted into power in 2015 – and the bloodshed has become a useful weapon for opponents aiming to topple him in coming elections. Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has been largely silent about the fighting in the northeast as, …

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Who’s faking who? Kanu or Buhari?

11 November 2018 Nnamdi Kanu, who claims he was sent by God to liberate the people of Biafra (southeast Nigeria) from Nigeria, was back on air on Radio Biafra this evening to “unmask the criminal at Aso Rock”, Nigeria’s presidential villa.  Kanu has been doing his shock jock thing on the station from Israel for the past few weeks and …

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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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Presidential candidate Hassan Dankwambo taunts Buhari by flaunting qualifications

The governor of Gombe State, Hassan Dankwambo, who is seeking the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) nomination as presidential candidate, yesterday tweeted about his qualifications. As a Phd holder with over 10 degrees in different fields, I have the experience, skills, educational qualification and all it takes to build a prosperous Nigeria. pic.twitter.com/Z2fheVEpJ0 — Governor Dankwambo (@HEDankwambo) August 31, 2018 Quite …

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