Nigeria: An Unhappy President, an Angry People

Comfort Obi

By Comfort Obi We have a quotable quote from President Muhammadu Buhari. He says he is unhappy. “I am the unhappiest President in the world”, national newspapers quoted Mr President as saying. He spoke from a foreign land, Amman, Jordan, where he addressed some Nigerians who live in that country. “It is uncharitable of those who accuse me of not being worried over the killings going on in Zamfara”, he added. The killings are not  exclusive to Zamfara. Every part of Nigeria is soaked in blood – especially parts of the North-west and…

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The State, Kanu, Abaribe & Co.

Comfort Obi

By Comfort Obi I don’t know what these three people – Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, a Jewish High Priest, Immanuel Shalom, and an Abuja-based Chattered Accountant, Tochukwu Uchendu –  are thinking about now.  But in their shoes, I will be full of regrets. I will be walking the wall in anger, and l will be screaming blue murder. The three gentlemen are in trouble. And that is putting it mildly. They are about to lose a 100 million Naira, each. And if they take things for granted, it could be worse. They have…

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IPOB Says Danjuma’s Call Belated, As FG Says The Call An Invitation To Anarchy

The Indigenous People of Biafra on Sunday said Danjuma’s call that Nigerians should defend themselves against killers was belated. IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, in a statement described Danjuma’s statement as “crying over spilt milk.”  It said what Danjuma said was what IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, had foreseen many years back. The group said if people like Danjuma, who vilified Kanu then, had supported the IPOB leader’s view, Nigeria would not have degenerated into a state where life meant little or nothing. The sttaemnet by IPOB titled, ‘Only if…

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