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Okowa Will Neither Help Nor Hurt Atiku, By Farooq Kperogi

Atiku Abubakar decided to play safe in his choice of a running mate. Okowa is a meek, lackluster, barely politically visible governor who may neither help nor hurt Atiku’s chances in 2023. As a “Delta Igbo” person, he has never been known to deny his Igbo ethnic identity, as many people from his part of […]

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Tinubu is Bringing the APC House Down!, By Farooq Kperogi

APC henchmen coaxed INEC into extending the deadline for party primaries to help them strategically respond to PDP’s choice and to resolve their lingering internal schism. But APC’s schism is widening and shows no signs of abating days before its scheduled primaries. With Tinubu firing from all cylinders like someone who’s already down and has […]

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How APC Can Solve Its Tinubu Problem, By Farooq Kperogi

There is no question that Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the main character in the movie of APC’s 2023 presidential politics. Others are mere pawns or supporting casts. The postponement of the party’s primaries, the crowding of the presidential primary field of play, the frenetic horse trading, the subterranean wheeler-dealing, the consensus proposal, etc. in APC […]

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Harira: The Best Revenge From The North

Dr. Aliyu U. Tilde The best revenge of Harira is not Ngozi but justice, one Nigeria and a prosperous North. Of course, as would any normal thinking person on the planet, we are upset with the IPOB massacre of innocent Harira and her four children for their identity. Many families are killed in Igboland either […]

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Withdrawal Of Resignation Letters By Former Ministers Is Illegal

At the last Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, President Muhammadu Buhari directed all Ministers and other political appointees who aspire to contest for elective offices in the 2023 General Elections to resign their appointments. In compliance with the directive, nine Ministers resigned their appointments. The nine former Ministers are Rotimi Amaechi, […]

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Blasphemy: Positions Of Justice System And The Holy Quran

By Yushau A. Shuaib – “Take the law into your hands… You need not report to any authority to kill any blasphemer!” I was shocked to the marrow when an Imam, during a Juma’at service in one of the mosques in Abuja, ordered his followers to engage in extra-judicial killing. As a Muslim, not only […]

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Between Visible Records With Desperation Aspirant

Yusuf Ahmad Albasu The drum beats of politics have sway across the country’s political atmosphere ahead of 2023 General Election. Where hidden and quieter aspirants have creep out from their abodes. As a keen observers of the political trends in Albasu, Gaya & Ajingi federal constituency of Kano state. We have seen this quieter aspirant […]

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2023: Redeemed Church Simplified Our South West Agenda – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has declared that the Redeemed Church has simplified its South West agenda with its foray into politics. The group made the declaration in a press release issued on Monday, 21st March, 2022. The statement was signed by the group’s director, Professor Ishaq Akintola. The statement reads : “The Redeemed Christian […]

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Matawalle, The New APC Unifying Factor In Zamfara State

By Yusuf Idris The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni most certainly made the right decision, the right choice at the right time when he approached and convinced the Zamfara state governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle MON into joining the APC which came to […]

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Electoral Bill: Buhari, Be Kind to Yourself

Standing at the rostrum just after he was sworn in as President on 29 May 2007, late President Umaru Yar’adua calmed the nerves of a tense nation and the diplomats then present at Eagle Square by making a firm promise to reform our electoral process: “I will set up a panel to examine the entire […]