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Trump’s Impeachment: Nigeria’s Careless Whispers

My friend,Bola, refers  to Donald Trump ,US President, as “your  hero who will soon be impeached “. Bola also told me months ago that Boris…

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Nigeria And Taxes: I Said I Love You But I Lied

“You are taxed when you deposit money, taxed when you take money”.Some Nigerians whine. “Yesterday, I woke up and I got several debit alerts. 4 Naira,…

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Aisha Buhari: Glass House And Throwing Things

“The apartment in question is called the Glass House. You know that there are several houses and apartments in the villa. When the president got…

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Nigeria’s 2020 Budget: Going Nowhere Too Fast

Nigeria’s 2019 budget wasn’t passed until July ,3 months ago and the government is deploying very severe means to raise cash to fund it. VAT…

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Nigeria’s Insecurity: Achilles And The Tortoise Race. Buhari’s Paradox

Nigeria’s dismal security situation and the government’s approach to it is akin to the race between Achilles and the Tortoise. Because the latter has a…

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Nigeria @59: A Nation in Chains and In Shambles

“Hello bros”,that’d be one of my sisters who live abroad on the phone yesterday.  I wait. “What’s happening”? She asks. “It’s Independence Day”, I reply drily. “Independence…

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Osibanjo: Don’t Rush To Court; You Are No Angel

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo, has been all over the news for more than two weeks.  Most of it is bad news and very negative…

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Osibanjo: Yorubas Played The Ethnic Card And Lost. As Always

On September 11, Busola, Yoruba ,who used to tell me that she had no interest in politics sent me two items on WhatsApp, a social…

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Osibanjo: The Fall And Fall On Twitter

The conspiracy theories about how and why Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osibanjo,  is “being systematically stripped of all powers”( Afenifere) are more dramatically enacted on…

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Osibanjo Finds “The Aso Rock Cabal”?

The gradual political sterilisation of Nigeria’s harried Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo, shifted gears Tuesday as a memo from the president further degraded Mr Osibanjo’s office…

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