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Buhari has failed and should go back to Daura in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari announced yesterday that he is seeking re-election in 2019.  If anyone was in any doubt about his lack of emotional intelligence (constitutional expert Ben Nwabueze also claimed that he lacked the intellectual capacity to rule Nigeria) and his insensitivity, the president’s bid to continue in office was made public as he left Nigeria for London. Buhari campaigned …

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Pot Obasanjo calls kettle Buhari black

Ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo went full throttle in his criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari today, calling his one-time military colleague, whom he helped win the presidential race in 2015, a “failure”, “ineffective” and “incompetent”.  As if that weren’t enough, Obasanjo added that “the first thing I learnt during my military training is never reinforce failure.” Watch his comments here: This is …

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Margaret Ekpo, pioneering feminism in Nigeria

She was strong. She was outspoken. She didn’t just open doors for women, she kicked them down. The Nigerian women’s rights activist and politician, Margaret Ekpo, helped change the face of politics in Nigeria. When and where did Margaret Ekpo live? Margaret Ekpo was born in 1924 in the muddy settlement of Creek Town in Cross River State, southeastern Nigeria. …

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Obasanjo tells German TV: Buhari has not met the expectations of Nigerians

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo issued a statement recently in which he asked President Muhammadu Buhari to step down at the end of his first term next year.  Obasanjo spoke to German station DW this week on Buhari’s performance as president and why he is no longer backing the president after supporting him nearly three years ago. President Buhari should not …

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