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Buhari’s anti-East railway agenda

Concessions are now mere ploys to ensure that earmarked projects are never completed, and it is always the East that is good enough for such projects; nobody ever talks of concession when it comes to projects in the North

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Bola Tinubu, why now?

ASIWAJU Bola Ahmed Tinubu, BAT,is a central figure in this political dispensation under President Muhammadu Buhari’s All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal Government. That cannot be disputed. He was the strong hand that pulled together the various main political platforms to forge easily the most successful and formidable political alliance in the nation’s history.

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Will Babachir, Oke get unbiased probe?

ON Tuesday, 19 April 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced that the President had suspended the embattled Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr. David Babachir Lawal and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke, from office pending the conclusion of the job of a probe panel set up to look into allegations of corruption against them.

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Gov. Shettima vs Borno Christians

NORTHERN Nigeria is now blest with some well-educated, patriotic, modernised and progressive-minded leaders like former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State, the Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima (who has borne the main brunt of the Boko Haram insurgency), the reformist Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi and renowned human rights activist, Senator Shehu Sani.

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Only way Buhari can win again

THERE is nothing unusual or new about the self-serving antics of government hirelings and political jobbers like Femi Adesina, one of the Presidential spokesmen, waxing rhapsodic about the electoral appeal or might of their principals. Adesina said President Muhammadu Buhari would win the presidential election in 2019. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal (some call him the “grass-cutter”) was the first to break this earth-shattering news that Buhari would run again in 2019.

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