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Buhari in the land of 5%

It is obvious that these chieftaincy titles on Buhari are mere borrowed robes. They do not fit. Buhari has never done anything in his life as leader of this country to deserve any honour from Igbo people. He knows it

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Ignore IPOB, go and vote

IF you ask the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB,  and other Biafra independence activists  what they want, they will tell you they want a referendum to enable “the people” to separate from Nigerian and establish the Republic of Biafra. Ask them again who will organise the referendum, they will point towards the United Nations. They also believe the major Western powers, notably the United States, the United Kingdom and France, have the clout to put pressure on Nigeria’s rulers to allow “Biafra” to pull out of Nigeria.

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Douglas House’s bizarre tenant – Ochereome Nnanna

I MET Anayo Rochas Okorocha for the first time 24 years ago at the Jos national convention of the defunct Social Democratic Party, SDP, which produced Chief Moshood Abiola as presidential candidate. On the morning of our departure at the Hill Station Hotel, a large number of brand-new police vehicles which did not yet have number plates drove in. A Jos-based colleague, Peter Kuptong, told me that they belonged to an Igbo man, who was a big-time contractor for the Police

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That Dangote tax-for-road deal

By Ochereome Nnanna 
TODAY, I am taking a brief recess from discussing issues of primordial nature foisted on us by the medieval-minded government of President Muhammadu Buhari, the leader who has nothing to offer other than to take us back to our dark, better-forgotten past. I am relieved to dwell on a vital issue of national development today: the FG/Dangote tax-for-road deal.

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