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The Anatomy of Change: The Least Awful

The Anatomy of Change: The Least Awful

🕔15:03, 6.Dec 2018

Nonetheless, Alhaji Atiku is not your typical African politician who promises piper borne water, shelter and food, the basic needs of man but sui generis.

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Jimi Agbaje: The Dark Looming Horse Who Will Topple The Jagaban Dynasty

Jimi Agbaje: The Dark Looming Horse Who Will Topple The Jagaban Dynasty

🕔05:36, 20.Nov 2018

The Lagos governorship election 2019 was a nunc scitote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) until October 2018 when the bizarre dumping of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for second term by his estranged godfather in one of the most dramatic rejection of a godson in Nigeria politics threw the race wide open. Sen Ahmed Bola Tinubu, the Jagaban of Borgu, the godfather of the Lagos politics backed Mr. Jide Sanwu-Olu, a political neophyte. Consequently, opportunity beckons on dogged and the stealth Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, the looming dark horse to end a 20-year chokehold on Lagos by Tinubu, the de facto Capo D Tutti of Lagos state (to borrow the words of Gov Amosun of Ogun State). There are 41 candidates jostling for the seat of power in Alausa but the race is essentially between PDP and APC.

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Why Atiku’s Economic Plan Should Give Nigerians Hope

Why Atiku’s Economic Plan Should Give Nigerians Hope

🕔20:20, 19.Nov 2018

I was not flabbergasted by the headline when I saw that this article was a hit among President Buhari supporters who latched onto what they feel is one of the potent counters to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s brilliant and stupendous interview with The Africa Report.They shared it with glee. I bookmarked it and continued my daily routine after which I returned to it a few hours and perused the content. Anyone who read Atiku’s recent interview with The Africa Report, admits that aside the new crop of presidential candidates like Oby Ezekwesili and Kingsley Moghalu, we have not had a presidential candidate who understands and outlined economic policy and management as succinctly as Atiku.

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Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s Interview With The African Report: A Synopsis

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s Interview With The African Report: A Synopsis

🕔15:39, 16.Nov 2018

Even opposition acknowledges he’s the most formidable candidate to challenge Buhari but you don’t expect the ruling party to concede defeat, that’ll be an aberration. They resorted to euphemism of big money politics not to rattle themselves because he can fund his own campaign.

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Reflecting On The Choice Of Saraki As DG Of Atiku’s Campaign

Reflecting On The Choice Of Saraki As DG Of Atiku’s Campaign

🕔15:12, 17.Oct 2018

APC and President Buhari without much achievements are looking to ambush PDP into a melee in which the essence of the campaign will be lost and people’s attention will be diverted from discussing relevant issues and asking questions.

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PDP Presidential Primary: A Post-Convention Review

PDP Presidential Primary: A Post-Convention Review

🕔10:19, 15.Oct 2018

In project management, a Post-Implementation Review (PIR) follows the completion of a project to evaluate if project objectives were achieved, effectiveness and lessons for the future. This is one differentiator of successful project managers/managers/administrators from the pack. However, in the Nigerian project, we often tend to overlook positive developments. We often take progress for granted. We fail to evaluate and study successes but tend to focus more on failures and in the process, we easily forget and fail to learn and internalize success factors.

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Why I Tipped Mr Peter Obi as Running Mate To Alhaji Atiku Abukakar on June 23, 2018

Why I Tipped Mr Peter Obi as Running Mate To Alhaji Atiku Abukakar on June 23, 2018

🕔18:33, 13.Oct 2018

I tipped Mr Peter Obi as the running mate to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar who was basically the only viable and formidable presidential candidate I could see as far as choice of presidential…

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Lagos Politics, Ambode, Tinubu and Godfatherism: The Coup

Lagos Politics, Ambode, Tinubu and Godfatherism: The Coup

🕔13:36, 3.Oct 2018

Ambode is politically naive and docile. I am eagerly awaiting a bombshell from him in which he will reveal how he offended Tinubu. In the West, a tell all book will be expected and publishers

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#NigeriaAt58: Let us ‘mark’ not ‘celebrate’ Independence Day

#NigeriaAt58: Let us ‘mark’ not ‘celebrate’ Independence Day

🕔13:27, 3.Oct 2018

–ThankGod Ukachukwu,  Nigeria is 58 years and it has celebrated independence day with fanfare at the nation and state capitals since independence in 1960. I recall with nostalgia how as school kids in primary and secondary school we march at

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Nigeria In Decline: Dashed Hopes, HSBC And Presidential Melee

Nigeria In Decline: Dashed Hopes, HSBC And Presidential Melee

🕔07:46, 19.Sep 2018

A review of news pertaining to Nigeria in leading international media depicts that all is not well with Nigeria, a country in decline and in need of redemption. On the pages of New York Times, DW Germany, The Guardian UK, The Economist, Financial Times of UK,  CNN, basically all major Western mainstream media with articles on Nigeria, top on the list is insecurity and more recently the economy has taken front burners. In September 2018, Nigerians became aware of a report by a multinational banking and financial services company HSBC released in July 2018.

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