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For ‘Daring’ Him, Amaechi Threatens To Frustrate Abe’s Governorship Ambition

For allegedly daring and insulting him, Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has threatened to frustrate Senator Magnus Abe’s supposed 2019 governorship ambition. Amaechi said this after boycotting a thanksgiving service organised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to celebrate the federal and state lawmakers elected on the party’s platform in the state. The minister boycotted the event to attend a meeting with the Ikwerre Chiefs and Elders’ Forum, where he claimed that Senator Abe, who represents Rivers…

The President Nigeria Badly Needs

Nigerians were created for elections. We live for elections. We breathe elections. As one election is rounding off, we are already discussing the next one. In fact, before one election holds, we start doing permutations on the one after it. We are preparing for the 2019 presidential election, but already discussing 2023. Elections offer us the biggest excitement, like a kid and his candy. Who should we vote for? Whose turn is it? What are the cold calculations? It is not completely a bad idea to be in love with elections —…

Sokoto 2018 Budget: What’s In It For You?

Sokoto State’s 2018 budget, as presented to the state House of Assembly by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, will be the last full budget before the 2019 general elections. Expectations are high that the next fiscal year will see to the realization of many promises made not just in the outgoing year, but since the administration came on board on May 29, 2015. Different sectors and industry players within and outside Sokoto State have high expectations from the budget. Let’s take a quick look at what can be expected from…

The Barrage Of Bile Against Tambuwal

It is normal for a public figure, a successful one for that matter, to attract occasional sneer, derision or outright envy. But it is abnormal when such a thing is turned into an organised mob of muckrakers with a mandate to smear the target personality by every available spit they could get. This is the case with an on-going mudslinging against Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, using the free passage of all garbage offered by the handy social media. A recent example of such trashy offerings; one that went viral on account of…