Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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    President Buhari, WAEC and PDP’s toxic air

President Buhari, WAEC and PDP’s toxic air

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, Friday, said the controversy concerning President Muhammadu Buhari’s school certificate is embarrassing and felt a sense of duty to produce and deliver to him a confirmation and attestation of his results, in form of a duplicate certificate.This is a god-sent, with WAEC being a non-political entity. This should put to rest the absurd allegations [...]

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    Buhari’s takeaways from Beijing summit

Buhari’s takeaways from Beijing summit

Heads of State, Governments and delegations from 52 African countries, which includes Nigeria and the People’s, Republic of China met in Beijing, under the auspices of the Forum on China and Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).The tri-annual summit was held with the theme: “China and Africa: Towards an Even Stronger Community with a Shared Future through Win-Win Cooperation.”President Muhammadu Buhari led a [...]

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    Executive Order No. 6: Buhari acquires a big stick against corruption

Executive Order No. 6: Buhari acquires a big stick against corruption

Nigeria’s widespread corruption, which has been eating the eco-system like termites, met on audacious response from President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday afternoon with the signing of a new Executive Order No.6 on preservation of assets connected with corruption. President Buhari holds the view that after three years in office it was another good time to further review the achievements of [...]

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    June 12 Tsunami and the ones who won’t forgive Buhari

June 12 Tsunami and the ones who won’t forgive Buhari

An old Chinese proverb says: Do good, reap good; do evil, reap evil. This short proverb sums the intensity of attacks against President Muhammadu Buhari, not leaving the ratcheting up of violence in some the States after a period of relative calm, in the wake of the political tsunami honouring the heroes of June 12, 1993 presidential election, which was [...]

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    The real price of ‘change the change’ campaign (II)

The real price of ‘change the change’ campaign (II)

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the Buhari/Osinbajo led government will clock three years in office. With elections less than a year ahead, this period of people-oriented governance has been a great success. The administration has fared very well in various policy fronts. There is a long list of achievements to flaunt.The popular support for the administration, especially among the poor [...]

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    The real price of ‘changing the change’

The real price of ‘changing the change’

Top opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members have been granting press interviews and addressing zonal political rallies talking about “CHANGING THE CHANGE” in next year’s general elections, without defining what exactly that means.As the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) gears up to celebrate the completion of three years of the Buhari government in the centre on May 29th, Nigerians need [...]

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    Buhari’s blockbuster north-south gas highway

Buhari’s blockbuster north-south gas highway

After making a slow start, the Nigerian energy landscape is set for a major change with the award of a USD 2,809,522,548.36 gas pipeline contract approved by the Federal Executive Council as proposed by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources. The ministry is under the direct supervision of President Muhammadu Buhari.Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State who made the presentation [...]

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    Gains by Kano, Buhari’s vote bank, secure political base

Gains by Kano, Buhari’s vote bank, secure political base

As President Muhammadu Buhari embarks on a two-day visit to Kano, his strongest political base this week, a simple question the Kano man or woman should answer for himself/herself is: How well did you fare in two years, six months after Muhammadu Buhari took power?When Kano gave Muhammadu Buhari about two million votes, the highest by any state that swept [...]

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    In defense of President Buhari

In defense of President Buhari

Is this the change we voted for? YES, it is!The last couple of weeks have witnessed the heaviest public criticism of the Muhammadu Buhari administration since he came to power after inflicting a heavy defeat on the Peoples Democratic Party and their candidate Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Much of it has been on account of the unresolved social and economic [...]

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    Nine key milestones in President Buhari’s first year

Nine key milestones in President Buhari’s first year

Twelve months ago, President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.He came to power following the decisive victory of his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC over the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.  The victory ended the 16-year reign of [...]

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    Abuja 2016: Turning point for Lake Chad region?

Abuja 2016: Turning point for Lake Chad region?

Smart leaders they are, they didn't present themselves back-slapping each other in a congratulatory mood over the enormous feat they have accomplished in the last ten or so months, substantially reducing the terrorist threats in the region to the point of being described as a mopping up operation.They were conscious of the fact the the Chibok Girls have not been [...]

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    Buhari has to be on the move

Buhari has to be on the move

With the urgent task of resettling the more than two million refugees, mostly women and children on his mind, and at hand, the more urgent one of rebuilding damaged  infrastructure such as roads, bridges, clinics, schools as a requirement for their return to their  communities, President Buhari leaves for the Middle-East on a wee tour of three friendly countries.Why Egypt, [...]

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    Buhari’s trips are not for enjoyment

Buhari’s trips are not for enjoyment

I have been amused, reading a number of jokes concerning the frequency of the President, Muhammadu Buhari’s foreign trips.Questions have been raised about why so many visits, and what are the benefits Nigeria is getting?I will make it clear from the beginning that the critic is entitled to his and her opinion and nothing said here is intended to silence [...]

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    Buhari’s government can’t be judged in 100 days

Buhari’s government can’t be judged in 100 days

The enormously popular talk show, Berekete on Wazobia FM radio, Abuja station told the incredible yet true story of the hardworking and respected school teacher somewhere in Plateau state who hanged himself. He hadn't been paid salary for seven straight months. He came home to find that no one had eaten and two of the children had medical prescriptions for which [...]

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