Umaru Musa Yar’Adua

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Aug 14th, 2014
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By Olugu Olugu Orji I have keenly followed the towering institution of the American Presidency since maturation and the cessation of civil war hostilities enabled me in the very early 70s. From the hard-nosed Richard Milhous Nixon to the much-maligned (unfairly, though) incumbent Barrack Hussein Obam...
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Dec 18th, 2013
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GOODLUCK JONATHAN, Nigeria’s embattled president, has been infuriated and weakened by a couple of supposedly private letters to him that were leaked to the press. The first was penned by Lamido Sanusi, the central bank’s respected governor, who accused the state oil company of failing to account for ...
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Sep 1st, 2013
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  Prof. Ango Abdullahi Ahead of the 2015 Presidential election, Northern Elders’ Forum warned  on Saturday that Nigerians should not trust President Goodluck Jonathan  in his attempt to woo the country for another term. Secretary  of the NEF and former Presidential Adviser on Food Security, Prof...
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Mar 19th, 2013
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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has vowed to resist any attempt to foist President Goodluck Jonathan on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the sole candidate in 2015. Atiku, who has declared his intention to seek the PDP ticket ahead of the 2015 polls, spoke in Kano yesterday. He was reacting...
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Mar 18th, 2013
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By Danlami Ibrahim Maikano Fact: Nuhu Ribadu is a frustrated man. He is hardly a happy man, at least outside his small cycle of family and friends. The once fiery anti-corruption czar got frustrated and disappointed on many counts. He was unceremoniously axed from the helms of the Economic and Financ...
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Mar 2nd, 2013
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By Tony Eluemunor Recently, one of Nigeria’s most respected opinion writers ever, Mr. Sonala Olumhense, crafted another great piece: “There Is No Rift Between OBJ and GEJ” in which he raised one very important point: why former President Olusegun Obasanjo could have identified the late President Umar...
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Feb 13th, 2013
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by Abdullahi Bello &Akin Akindele (Barely two years after serving a jail term handed over by a Lagos High court presided over by Justice Bunmi Oyewole, fresh facts have emerged on how a web of intrigues and political manouvering at the highest levels conspired in turning one of Nigerians mercuria...
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Feb 6th, 2013
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Everyone must leave something behind when he dies…something your hand touched some way so your soul has somewhere to go when you die…It doesn’t matter what you do, so long as you change something from the way it was before you touched it into something that’s like you after you take your hands away. ...
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Feb 3rd, 2013
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By Eze Eluchie In my book, ‘Reign of Evil’, I did quote a gentleman and fine officer, General Muhammadu Buhari’s dictum on Nigeria being our only country and our having to remain in it and ‘salvage it together’. Though inability to effectively cleanse the polity when he had the opportunity and ...
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Jan 30th, 2013
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Ijaw National Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, yesterday, declared that nobody could stop President Goodluck Jonathan from seeking a second term in office, saying only the Nigerian electorate could decide his fate in 2015. Speaking with newsmen shortly after the opening of the Southern Leaders Con...