Fasoranti: Tinubu’s Defense Of Fulani Herdsmen Sparks Outrage

Bola Tinubu

By Uche Mbah Tinubu’s vehement defense of Fulani herdsmen during a condolence visit to the Fasorantis has raised eyebrows about his dedication to the Yoruba cause with many describing him as the “modern day Afonja”. Tinubu had, during his visit to the bereaved Fasorantis questioned the rationale behind the “demonization” of Fulani by the Yoruba race. Police had said that the killers were armed robbers, a position echoed by President Muhammadu Buhari. But a member of the Fasoranti family claimed that the police earlier told him that the killers were…

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Ruga: Tinubu’s Silence Pitches Him Against Afenifere, Others

By Uche Mbah The conspiratorial silence of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress Party, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is raising eyebrows within the Yoruba nation and its intelligentsia, who fear that he has no interest of the race at heart beyond his parochial personal ambition of clinching the presidency in 2023. Already, in deft political moves, he has succeeded in installing his loyalists at the National Assembly after a second attempt. He had tried to install Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila as both the Senate President and Speaker…

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Intrigues Within APC Top Echelon As Group Marches Against Cabal

A group of protesters purported to be backed by one of the many splinter groups of the All Progressives congress, APC, has staged a peaceful protest against the Cabal-people who allegedly hold sway  and purportedly hold the Presidency to ransom. They had taken their grievances to the Defense House-an indication of their belief that Military hold the power to effect a change as what was described Tuesday as a “balancing cabal”. They did not march to Aso rock, the seat of the Presidency. It will be recalled that Aisha Buhari…

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Lawan/ Ndume: The Clash Of Cash and Ego

On Tuesday, June 11 Senator Ali Ndume will plot to avenge the loss he suffered two years ago to closest rival, Senator Ahmed Lawan from Yobe state who robbed him of the prestigious position of Senate Leader. Lawan’s tenure as Leader of the Red Chamber ended last Thursday June 7. For the two political rivals, the contest for Senate President is both of ego and prestige as they will be fighting the battle of their lives. Tinubu and Saraki Battle For Relevance Their supporters are also not leaving anything to…

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NASS: PDP’s Ominous Silence Unsettles Presidency

National Assembly

By Uche Mbah Despite having the numbers to cause upsets at the coming National Assembly election of principal officers for the 9th assembly, the Peoples democratic Party, PDP has been conspiratorially silent on their position, fueling speculations that they may have an ace up their sleeves. In 2015, the PDP created an upset which, this Magazine was told, if they had wanted to take the senate Presidency they could have done so. But Senator David Mark, then immediate past senate president, declined at the last minute when it was agreed…

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How Tinubu’s Human Rights-Lawyer Friend Set Him up for Trial

Bola Tinubu

By Gideon Njoku Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister for Justice during the President Goodluck Jonathan administration, Adoke Bello, has dropped what could be called ‘Da Bomb’. Adoke who has been on self-exile to fight off what he describes as persecution instead of prosecution by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, sensationally revealed that the prosecution of the APC national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu,  before the  Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, was the handiwork of a Tinubu friend, who is also a well known Human Rights lawyer. He also revealed how a presiding…

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2023: Tinubu May Decamp To PDP, Settle For VP Position

Bola-Ahmed-Tinubu

By Uche Mbah Indications are that the strong man of Bourdillon, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, may soon jettison his position as a national leader of the All Progressives congress, APC, preparatory to pulling out of the party he played a prominent role in it’s establishment and running, if information available to this magazine is to be believed. In recent times, Tinubu appears to be swimming against the tide of public opinion in the South west due to his perceived silence and support for what an analyst called Fulani Oligarchs over the…

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2023: Buhari’s Silence Creates A loud Controversy

President Muhammadu Buhari

By Uche Mbah The conspiratorial silence of President Muhammadu Buhari over who succeeds him has created loopholes for rancor within the rank and file of All Progressives Congress, APC Presidential hopefuls, resulting in internal wranglings that is already threatening to implode the party. There have been speculations that the recent abysmal performance of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, is a product of fifth columnists that are bent on making sure that the Minister for Power, Tunde Fashola, is so discredited that President Buhari will not think of re…

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In One Swift Act Of Rage, Ganduje Desecrates 214 Years Old Emirate

By Uche Mbah The balkanization of the ancient Kano Emirate has elicited several reactions from prominent Nigerians who see it as a frontal attack on a monumental heritage by an incumbent Governor whose sense of outrage against the incumbent Emir, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has been translated into an act that goes beyond the current occupant of the throne. And Umar Ghanduje is so fixated on the present infractions that he could not see the big picture. No, it is not about Sanusi, who is just a temporary occupant of the…

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2023: Tinubu’s Ambition Tears APC Apart

Bola-Ahmed-Tinubu

By Uche Mbah The Lion of Bourdillon, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has been under fire recently for pushing his alleged 2023 presidential ambition with desperate gusto, and planning to install his henchmen in strategic positions in preparations for the final onslaught when the chips are down. Tinubu, who, this Magazine gathered, have relocated to Abuja to keep an eye on the game, has suddenly become a persona-non-grata among the Northern elites, who see him as overtly ambitious in trying to position himself for the presidency. Initially, before the elections, he…

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