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End of The Buhari Charade? A Wailing Wailer Rises In Aso Rock

End of The Buhari Charade? A Wailing Wailer Rises In Aso Rock

🕔01:58, 17.Oct 2016

Immediately after the Buhari administration was inaugurated, one of his media aides, Femi Adesina coined the derogatory term “Wailing Wailers”, to describe those who criticize the president’s administration. Adesina’s efforts, far from being an innocent dig at critics, was a

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Buhari and His Hunting Dogs

Buhari and His Hunting Dogs

🕔04:29, 10.Oct 2016

Over the past one year, Nigeria has reverted to a nation of blatant disregard to the tenets of human rights and due process. We are somehow back to the old days of military rule, where no other arm of government

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President Buhari Is A Liar

President Buhari Is A Liar

🕔06:20, 3.Oct 2016

It seems that the parties to commemorate Nigeria’s 56th Independence anniversary have rolled over to a new week. Over the weekend, there were several activities to mark this, well, important occasion. Despite the fact that Nigerians are daily feeling the

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I am not done Politically—Fmr. Deputy Speaker, Rivers State House of Assembly Hon. Leyii Kwanee.

I am not done Politically—Fmr. Deputy Speaker, Rivers State House of Assembly Hon. Leyii Kwanee.

🕔09:26, 14.Feb 2016

Leyii Kwanee is not your ordinary politician. He has none of the flamboyance and excessive ostentatiousness of most Nigerian politicians that you may have come across. This one was cut from a completely different cloth. The first impression one gets of him when you meet him in one of the taxis he moves around with in the city of Port Harcourt is that you have met an urbane and strict secondary school teacher. Then he will try to engage you in discussions to measure your level of awareness of certain issues, and what you feel should be done better. If you are able to impress him, then one day, you may get a call from him or one of his underground assistants, and you just might find yourself headed to one of the top schools abroad to get a degree you have been dreaming of, but have failed to get because of financial limitations. Or, you might just post something intelligent on Facebook, and if he is impressed, you get a call and one of your dreams becomes realized. But always, it has to be a dream that will positively affect the society either now, or in the future. Then one day, you will just find out that you have been talking to the immediate past Deputy Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly!

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Government By Body Language

Government By Body Language

🕔08:35, 14.Feb 2016

Nigeria is a funny country. Strike that off. Nigerians are very funny people. We have this unique way of finding a way to turn very serious issues into comedy. This has so become a part of our lives that when we even try to say something serious, the comic part of us makes us sound like comedians. Some have equated this to the extreme level of hardship in the country and our in-built ability to always survive. So we just look for the comic aspect in every situation. That way, we have been able to survive several bad governments and still come out as happy people.

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