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Water Resources Bill: RUGA, All Over Again

Nigeria’s national assembly is fiddling with a bill that will, when signed into law, deny natives across the country ownership of the lands close to…

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Nigeria’s APC: Dying Young

By nature, coalitions don’t last if only because very often, they are made up of former enemies who unite against a common enemy. It has…

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Buhari Gets a New Chief of Staff and Less Ado About Nothing

Nigeria’s President, Mohammadu Buhari, has named a replacement for his former chief of staff, Abba Kyari. Ibrahim Gambari, a former Ambassador, is from the middle…

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Abba Kyari: Who Reigns in His Stead?

The office of the chief of staff to the president of Nigeria was a rudimentary, noiseless and back-seat position.Not very many people,for example, can recall…

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Abba Kyari Dies : An Iron Grip Loosens

After weeks of speculations, Nigerian authorities announced, Friday, the passing of Mallam Abba Kyari, all-powerful and controversial chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, after…

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Nigeria: Who’s in Charge and Who Isn’t

All affairs of state have been suspended in Nigeria but for the Presidential task force on Covid-19. The group, an assortment of odd couples, runs…

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Covid-19: Abba Kyari Reveals Nigeria’s Hollow Core

Beyond over- staying their usefulness ,one common thread that runs through the psyche of African leaders is boasting. They are always prepared for anything; can…

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Covid-19: In a Turbulence, Buhari Doesn’t Show Up

I hear that Nigerians in Lagos have refused to obey the #StayAtHome order by the governor. They have told him to take a walk. Some…

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Office Of The Nigerian President, London

“Buy and patronize made in Nigeria“. This is the new sermon by Nigeria’s amorphous government. To drive the massage home, the borders are shut even…

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Nigeria: In Buhari’s Practice, Only The Doctor Gets Better; Patients Die

On Awolowo road, “Round about”,Ikeja, Lagos, Usman 19,sits daily ,looking at his wheelbarrow from which he sells Pineapples.  He is no longer wearing his usual…

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