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APC regrets over Buhari

There is disgruntlement within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the 10 month old administration of Muhammadu Buhari. The complaints cover the president’s style of governance, the way things are going in the country and a host of other areas of discontent. A top APC source indicated that he “has never seen Nigeria so bad” as fuel scarcity, electricity …

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Nigeria, where talk is cheap and electricity is in chronic short supply

Yesterday, from exactly 12:58pm Nigeria did not generate a single megawatt of power for three hours. The minister in charge of power supply, Babatunde Fashola, seems to have gone from hero to zero, with his reputation, albeit underserved, for being an achiever from his time as governor of Lagos State, dimming like light bulbs across the country. As he struggles …

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Rochas Okorocha playing the Igbo card

The governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha, whose fans on social media like to portray as a “detribalised” Nigerian, has been seen in a video playing the ethnic card in soliciting votes for the former Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Benjamin Uwajumogu, in the Okigwe senatorial (s)election rerun that was scheduled for February 20, but has been …

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The battle for the PDP nomination for Imo State governor

We are still three years away from the next governorship (s)election in Imo State but a right royal rumble is already underway for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nomination. In one corner is Senator Hope Uzodinma of Imo West, who a certain Godwin Ebubeagu Ekenulo accused early this year of infecting his wife with the HIV virus that led to …

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5bn naira delivered to Port Harcourt for (s)election rerun rigging

An eye witness on board an Arik Airlines plane that landed this evening in Port Harcourt and insiders at the Presidency in Aso Rock have confirmed that 5bn naira ($25.1m) was flown into the state capital this evening to make sure that legislative (s)election rerun in Rivers State is won by the All Progressives Congress (APC). We reported earlier that …

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Port Harcourt on security lockdown

As Rivers State gears up for the legislative (s)election rerun tomorrow, the capital city Port Harcourt is increasingly resembling a war zone. With both sides ratcheting up the rhetoric, Governor Nyesom Wike threatened to kill anyone that tried to swap result sheets a few days ago, over 30 people were reportedly killed in violence leading up to voting day. Two …

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