February 16: Anyoku, el-Rufai Trade Words over International Observers’ Involvement, EU Reacts

By Uche Mbah Former Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Nations, Chief Emeka Anyoku, and Mallam Nasiru el-Rufai,  the combative and foul-mouthed Kaduna State governor, have been speaking on opposing ends of the divide on the involvement of the International Community in the February elections in Nigeria. While Anyoku insists that no country is an island, el-Rufai threatens foreigners who interfere on Nigeria’s internal affairs with death.   “Nigeria’s friends and International Community as a whole are watching the behavior of the Federal Government and its  Agencies, including especially the…

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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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