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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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Atiku Abubakar’s looming shadow

AS we begin the homerun to 2019, many politicians are understandably hungry to be the next president of Nigeria. Only one appears to be doing so in a bold and emphatic manner: Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, a former two-term Vice President of Nigeria and (putatively) a member of the ruling All Progressives Alliance, APC. I choose my words carefully because you and I know Atiku’s penchant to jump from one political party to another. Since he started running for president in 1993, he has never run on the same party platform twice. It is unlikely he will consummate his next presidential run in the APC if ailing President Muhammadu Buhari runs for a second term.

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Fighting fire with water

WHEN  a piece of bone gets stuck in the throat, refusing to go down or come back up, do you slit the throat to remove the bone? When a wasp perches on your scrotum, do you use a hammer to trying killing it? The answer is “no”. You have to calm down and apply wisdom. Otherwise, you will regret. A wise person goes out to solve a problem, not multiply it.

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