Jubril: Buhari Clears The Air-And Raises More Questions

By Uche Mbah At last, President Muhammadu Buhari appeares to have heeded the call of the masses to respond to the allegation of an imposter occupying the Nigerian seat of Power in Aso Rock. In a video that is going viral, Buhari was seen saying that he is Buhari, thereby giving the lie to speculations that a body double, or Doppelganger, is occupying Aso Rock. Some claim he is a clone, which is unlikely because a clone has to pass through in vitro fertilization and genetic manipulation of a stem…

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Campaigns At Low Key, Sparks Fear of Inconclusive Election

By Uche Mbah By now, it is expected that the polity will be charged with electrifying campaign gatherings  public debates, but unfortunately, there has been lackluster activities in the political scene. True, the President was in Kano for political rally, but this was occasioned by the need to shore up confidence in the presidency after the barrage of criticisms President Buhari has faced due to the recent massacre of Nigerian soldiers by the Boko Haram terrorist group. After a barrage of criticisms, the President was forced to invite Security Chiefs…

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Buhari Cancels Casual Leave To Honour Boko Haram Victims

President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled his planned five-day “casual leave’’ as a mark of respect for victims of Boko Haram attacks across the battlefields in the Northeast zone of the country. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the President had planned to spend the casual leave at his home country, Daura, Katsina State from November 27 to December 2. The president, according to NAN, had earlier cancelled his official trip to Benin City, Edo, where he was initially billed to inaugurate the Edo-Azura Power Plant and grace the Chief of Army Staff Annual…

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Melete Killings: Buhari under fire for going to campaign in Kano, South African Mercenaries react

By Uche Mbah History has uncannily been repeating itself in the political chessboard of Nigeria as Buhari was in Kano for political campaign forty eight hours after Boko Haram slaughter of the army working under the aegis of Operation Lafia Dole. Recall that in the wake of the abduction of Chibok girls in 2014, President Jonathan did a misstep of going to campaign in Kano immediately after the abduction. This was capitalized on by the opposition party to highlight such as being insensitive. Buhari only feebly tried to react to…

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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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Oshiomhole in DSS Net, Refuses To Resign as Buhari Hosts Prince Charles.

By Uche Mbah Indications are that Adams Oshiomhole, the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives congress, APC, may have reached a new low in his relationship with the governors under the aegis of the party who are battling him over his conduct of party primaries. Early this week, he was said to have been arrested by the Directorate of State services, DSS, based on petitions by the governors that he took bribes in connection with the primaries. bribery of the magnitude being spoken about should ordinarily fall under the…

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2019 Polls: Buhari Woo PDP Governors

By Akinwale Kasali As the 2019 polls draw closer, President Muhammadu Buhari is not leaving any stone unturned to remain in power beyond 2019. The Daura born president has come out of his shell, and as began strategizing with less than five months to the 2019 presidential polls. Four key governors in the South-South, under the platform of the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are currently having a closed door meeting with President Buhari inside the Aso Rock villa in Abuja. The governor are; Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State,…

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Security: Politics, Apathy Provides Cover for Kaduna Killing Fields, Others

By Uche Mbah The recent killings of “innocent ” Nigerians-if  President Buhari is to be quoted-has received far less attention than it deserves from the media, Politicians and international community. This appears surprising, and has given rise to a spiders web of conspiracy theories which may or may not be provable. In recent times, Kaduna, the fiefdom of the former head of Bureau of Public Enterprises, Nasir- el-Rufai, has been boiling, but the ruling party has been more preoccupied with power tussle and political snake and ladder games to effectively…

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APC: The Fall of The House Of Adams?

By Uche Mbah Embattled All Progressives Congress, APC Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has been strategising on how to stem the slide of his political party into oblivion. With crisis hanging on the party like an albatross, from Abeokuta to Portharcourt, Gusau to Kaduna, Adams Oshiomhole is struggling to hold together the crumbling House of Asher that has become a parable of Humpty Dumpty. As the leader of the king’s horses and men, to put the party together again is a task he has been mandated to do by the presidency. Inundated…

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2019: Why BRIT Held Border Management Conference In Nigeria

By Stephen Ubanna More facts have emerged why Border Regions In Transition, BRIT, slated Nigeria and Republic of Benin, two neighboring countries in the West African sub-region for  its sixteenth annual  Conference  to take   a critical look  at issues relating to Border Management across the world. This is because of the  2019  general elections in Nigeria and the need to ensure the  elections are free and Fair by controlling cross border movements. It is the first time the Conference would be held in Africa because of the importance attached to…

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