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Archbishop Obinna did not endorse Uche Nwosu for Imo governor

As the battle to replace Rochas Okorocha as governor of Imo State in 2019 heats up, the truth has become the first casualty.  Okorocha has endorsed his son-in-law and chief of staff, Uche Nwosu, as his replacement – much to the chagrin of many in the state including the influential Catholic Archbishop of Owerri, Anthony Obinna. Obinna has been one …

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Nigeria’s emerging reality

Posit: if you’re from certain states in today’s Nigeria, you cannot aspire to the highest office in the land. There are stories making the rounds among various politically aware groups that the former governor of Lagos state, and APC chieftain, Bola Tinubu is considering a presidential run in 2023, and will as a result is open to supporting the second …

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Buhari’s Okorocha headache

President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-(s)election in 2019 is facing a big, fat stumbling block in Imo State in the person of the current governor, Rochas Okorocha. Buhari’s party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the words of a party stalwart who spoke to, “has been turned into Okorocha’s personal property” in the state. The source claimed that the governor has …

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