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Seun Kuti joins Naijiant in blasting Oby Ezekwesili

Fela Kuti’s son Seun, on Twitter, agreed with us that Oby Ezekwesili had a train wreck of a performance on Al Jazeera’s “Head to head” programme. He tweeted: “Madam Oby. The question is ‘was obasanjo corrupt?’ Yes or no. Stop putting ur PHD to shame. The 16bn dollars electricity scam u were a part of na him hook ur throat …

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From Madam Due Process to Madam Public Embarrassment

Oby Ezekwesili, one time minister for education and minister for solid minerals under the Obasanjo regime, aka “Madam Due Process”, and lately the frontwoman for the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, went “Head to Head” on Al Jazeera with Mehdi Hasan at the Oxford Union. Boy, it should make painful watching for her “fans”. Ezekwesili, perhaps because she has a …

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Marginalising critical thought

Ever since Buhahahari won the (s)elections despite losing heavily in the southeast and the Niger Delta, two-bit pundits have gone to town about how those regions have “marginalised” themselves by not backing the winning horse. This hare-brained analysis has reached fever pitch with the APC losing in the National Assembly (s)elections across the southeast. This means that no single federal …

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Supervisor Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo seems to have taken up a supervisory role in the incoming Buhahari administration. The president-elect appears to trust Obasanjo a lot and is relying on him for advice on prospective ministerial appointments. Close aides asked Buhahari why he trusts a crooked man like Obasanjo so much, and the president-elect said that Obasanjo had entrusted him with …

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Buhahari meets Obasanjo yet again in Abuja!

The more Buhahari meets Obasanjo, the more “change” turns into business as usual. The more Obasanjo smiles, the more Naija suffers. The more things change, the more they remain the same. The more Obasanjo gains, the more Naija loses. The more you look, the less you see. Follow @naijiant

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The Uba and Ngige soap opera Part 2

Nnamdi “Andy” Uba, the one-time Special Assistant for “Special Duties” to President Olusegun Obasanjo and now the PDP senator representing Anambra South, is plotting to defect to the APC to position himself to become senate president. As the president-elect Buhahari is a northerner and his vice Yemi Osinbajo is from the southwest, it was widely expected that the senate president …

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Pots and kettles in politricks

A certain pot-bellied former Nigerian ruler has an autobiography (most likely ghost-written for him) to promote and an over-bloated ego to massage. He has been making all sorts of pronouncements on the non-performance of Goodluck Jonathan, the corruption of the regime, how Goodluck is destroying his “good works”, endorsing the APC presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari, and so on. His latest …

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