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Apostasy And Freedom Of Religion In Nigeria
An opinion piece by columnist Leo Igwe.
Understanding Mergers And Acquisitions In The Global Market
What You Need To Know Before Investing In Telecommunication In Africa
Telecommunications companies are a rarity in the stock market, their shares have exhibited characteristics of both income and growth stocks. For periods of several years, a company may enjoy its regulatory privileges like other utilities.
52 Years Of Injustice And Ogundipe's 7 Step Rise And 7 Step Fall
47 Anniversary Of Ogundipe And Why History Calls Him A ‘Coward’ (II)
"Ogundipe had no means of enforcing his seniority over an army purged of most non-Northerners. For the second time in eighteen months, Brigadier Ogundipe was passed over for a position he probably merited (after having been passed over for GOC in February 1965)" Max Siollun.
52 Years Of Injustice And Ogundipe's 7 Step Rise And 7 Step Fall
47 Anniversary Of Ogundipe And Why History Calls Him A ‘Coward’ (I)
"This is a battle I will fight until recognition comes the way of Nigeria’s first Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters, Brig.[Gen.] Babafemi Olatunde Ogundipe. History must be fair to this man even if compatriots look the other way.The story that he ran away from Nigeria because he was not brave enough to take over as Head of State following the assassination of  Gen. Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi is not true. It is like calling a dog a bad name to hang it."
Election Results: Nigerians React To Slight Margin In Southwest Presidential Results
Atiku’s Script: An Insight To How He Might Wrestle Power From Buhari (2biia)
The clear refusal of the IG of police to take orders from Buhari, his Commander-in-Chief and worse; Buhari's indifference to his insubordination and the general drift in the ruling party of Buhari, is the clear testimony of BRAWL=BRAWN-BRAIN.
Gen. Alkali’s Murder And Operation ‘Discover Death Ponds’
Columnist Mohammad Ajah xrays the circumstances surrounding the murder of Gen Alkali by Berom youths and other matters arising.
In Remembrance Of Umaru Musa Yar’Adua
Columnist Muhammad Ajah eulogises ex presodent Umaru Musa Yar' Adua
Election Results: Nigerians React To Slight Margin In Southwest Presidential Results
Atiku’s Script: An Insight To How He Might Wrestle Power From Buhari (2bi)
Atiku's greatest advantage over Buhari, bequeathed to him by the president on a platter of gold, is his thinking capacity called IQ. The greatest advantage Buhari has made available to Atiku in their mutual but conflicting bid to be president (at the expense of the other) is Buhari's lower IQ.
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Whither Democracy In Nigeria After Two Decades?
An opinion piece by Muhhamad Ajah
What Atiku Said About Senator Elisha Abbo's Assault Video
Atiku’s Script: An Insight To How He Might Wrestle Power From Buhari (2a)
When the 3 years of loot for election in Buhari's favour, are removed from Atiku's cumulative and 32 concurrent years of stealing or loot for elections, that consist of the wasted PDP years, added to the wasted IBB years added to Atiku Abubakar's years of loot, the difference would be +29 in Atiku's favour (the break down is in Advantage 6 below).
Atiku’s Script: An Insight To How He Might Wrestle Power From Buhari (1)
It was the PDP primaries, Atiku Abubakar's last chance, for which he would put a financial value to his ambition. He showed up in "transfer market", with the net worth clout of Manchester United, to purchase the most valued "striker"; the Nigerian presidency.
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Sanwo-Olu: Changing The Political Dynamics Of Lagos
In a period of three weeks, the political space in Lagos was charged up. The sound of electoral beat reached a crescendo. It was not the usual cacophonic sound that often characterise political campaigns. It was a well arranged sound; the type you get in an orchestra!
Election Results: Nigerians React To Slight Margin In Southwest Presidential Results
Atiku Vs Buhari: Sand Between Two Witches
The fact that I am hungry and confronted with two options of evil, does not make me subscribe to the proverbial lesser of two evils (whatever your definition of evil is) that determines who the lesser is to you.
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Much Ado About Obasanjo-Atiku Re-union
Columnits Muhammaad Ajah explores the implications of reunion of sworn enemies Atiku and Obasanjo against President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidential Election Dispute: Atiku Tenders Over 26,000 Exhibits At Tribunal
2019 Elections: Reuben Abati Writes On Atiku vs Buhari
Foremost Nigerian columnist and a former presidential media aide Reuben Abati has bared his mind on the chances of the top contenders for Nigeria's topmost office in 2019.
Government Of The People
The feud involving the Governor of Lagos State, Governor Akinwumi Ambode, and the National Leader of the ruling APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has generated several controversies, thus leaving the public with inconclusive opinions.
AAC States Reasons For Suspending Sowore As Its National Chairman (See Why)
Sowore’s Presidential ‘Vote-less’ Path To Political Abortion (3)
Sowore: “Perception Is King”! “I am a cultured Yoruba man and I know that when you come to palace, you prostrate to greet the king....
Sowore’s Presidential ‘Vote-less’ Path To Political Abortion (2)
When the sphere of influence of the Ooni is quantified in numbers and amplified by Sowore’s political presidential rivals as black propaganda, it could have a potentially disastrous ballot box consequence on Sowore.
Sowore’s Presidential ‘Vote-less’ Path To Political Abortion (1)
When Sowore was rude to the Ooni of Ife, he was strategically ignorant of the fact that he was not only rude to the Ooni (the Centre of influence) but to 40 million Yorùbá within, the sphere of influence of the traditional ruler!
Ambode Denies Rift With Tinubu
Ambode’s Naivety And Tinubu’s Pound Of Flesh
Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, had endorsed one Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the next governor of Lagos State must have thrown the camp of Ambode into utter chaos
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