Sunday, October 13, 2019

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    Abdullahi, Patricia Etteh, Keyamo, Oni, Alaibe — meet Buhari’s latest appointees

Abdullahi, Patricia Etteh, Keyamo, Oni, Alaibe — meet Buhari’s latest appointees

On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed 1,467 persons to fill positions at parastatals and agencies — the highest number of appointments the president has made since May 2015.He also appointed 209 chairmen of boards.Of the long list of appointees are major executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other friends of the party.In October, Buhari hinted that he would [...]

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    The clear message from Ekiti voters

The clear message from Ekiti voters

I was at work sometime in 2003 when I got a call from my wife. She said with a form of excitement: "There is this man called Ayo Fayose ─ he is going to win the governorship election in Ekiti State." I was amused. Before I could ask her to justify her proposition, she said: "I just watched him on [...]

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    Fayose: The man Obasanjo called ‘bastard’

Fayose: The man Obasanjo called ‘bastard’

Not many people insult former President Olusegun Obasanjo and get away with him ─ but Peter Ayodele Fayose, the former governor and now governor-elect of Ekiti State, successfully did that.It was in December 2010 in Okuku, Osun State. Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola had been deposed as governor of the state by the Appeal Court and his community decided to welcome him [...]

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    2015: Tinubu ‘drops interest’ in VP slot

2015: Tinubu ‘drops interest’ in VP slot

Former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has dropped his interest in the vice-presidential slot of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 presidential election, TheCable understands.Tinubu is making that "personal sacrifice" in the interest of opposition politics in Nigeria, one of his associates said at the weekend.There had been strong speculations that Tinubu was planning to [...]

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