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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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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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Tribunal: Nigeria’s Loss As Buhari Wins

“Even if Mahmoud Yakubu, INEC Chairman, testifies that he rigged the election on national television, the tribunal will still pronounce Buhari winner” ,Patrick, one of…

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Buhari’s Certificates: Forgive Me Nigeria, For I Have None

One just can’t keep from comparing Nigeria’s twisted  psycho-social conditions with badly made movies. The country is reeling from the worst economic downturn, ever, crime…

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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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Nigeria And Insecurity: Deaths By The Numbers

Violence and deaths continue to rise in Nigeria as the government looks on in utter helplessness. It has just named ministers for Interior and defense,…

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Nigeria: Unto Each Tribe, A Crime Is Given

Nigerians are almost always able to convert tragedies to laughter. As a strange lot, they have an infinite inbuilt capacity for endurance. The thick skins…

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