RE: Peter Obi, Ghost of the Past and Reality of Today

By Valentine Obienyem With great disappointment and distaste, I read the above-titled piece supposedly written by one Abdullahi Haruna. It was indeed like a tour of a lunatic asylum. What are his contentions? It was clearly sponsored by those who are dismayed that the Vice-Presidential candidate of the PDP, Mr. Peter Obi has no common fault that are observed among many Nigerian politicians and in desperation concoct tales, which defy all logic. The unidentifiable Haruna submitted falsely that as Governor of Anambra State, Obi “bundled some northerners” back to their…

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Jonathan Fingers Foreign Interference in Election

  By Oji Odu The recent revelation by former President Goodluck Jonathan during the launch of his book, “The Transition Hours”, that former United States of America (USA) President, Barrack Obama meddled in Nigeria’s 2015 general elections which threw him out of office speaks volumes of foreign interference in the country’s elections. Can Nigeria be free from this monster of neo-colinalism as the country counts down to the 2019 general election? In the excerpts of his new book, Jonathan said Obama’s decision to send then-US Secretary of State, John Kerry,…

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Customs: Hits N1 Trillion Revenue In 10 Months

Bayo Bernard The Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, appear ready to break the N1.3 billion revenue it generated last year for the federal government barely two months into the new year. There were initial fears that the Hameed Ali led NCS may fail to hit the revenue target set for it by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration due to lull in importation. Economic depression experienced during the first two years of the administration has affected all revenue generating agencies, including the customs. Revenue from its two major formations, Apapa and Tin…

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Jonathan’s Book Launch Reignites Calls For Free and Fair Elections, Rattles FG

By Uche Mbah Tuesday launch of former President Jonathan’s account of the dying hours of his regime and the controversial 2019 election results have opened up new controversies on the possibility of the current Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, acting as unbiased umpire during the 2019 presidential elections. Jonathan has launched his own account of what happened at the 2015 presidential elections, of which he was a candidate. The launching coincided with his 61st birthday celebration in Abuja. It was graced by who is who in Nigerian politics, with the…

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APC/APGA Alliance in Abia Threatens Ikpeazu’s Re-election

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Insiders in the unfolding liaison between the All Progressives Congress, APC and All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA in Abia state have boasted that Governor Victor Okezie Ikpeazu’s days in the Government House, Umuahia are numbered. They told this magazine that strategic partnership between the two parties that will see APGA’s gubernatorial candidate, Alex Otti collapse his ambition into that of APC’s Uche Ogah. Though APGA in Abia and Otti’s camp have stridently denied any electoral alliance with APC, eggheads of the arrangement who pleaded anonymity because of…

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