OPINION: THE ABURI ACCORD THAT WOULD HAVE SAVED NIGERIA FROM ALL HER PROBLEMS…( but aborted by the Fulani Oligarchy)

By FEMI ADESINA In December 2009, I was at Aburi, while holidaying in Ghana. We Nigerians call it A-b-u-r-i, but the Ghanaians pronounce it as E-b-r-i. For those who have read widely about the civil war that we fought between 1967 and 1970, Aburi is a significant place. This was what I wrote about Aburi, after returning from that journey: “Aburi. Beautiful, serene Aburi, set daintily atop a hill. It is home to a botanical garden that is 119 years old. But for us in Nigeria, Aburi goes beyond just…

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Why Niger Deltans Do not Want To Be Part Of Biafra- Jonathan

*Jonathan Speaks From US Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebere Jonathan yesterday  delivered a lecture at Texas US on why remaining indivisible with Nigeria than joining forces with Biafrans in splitting the country will pay niger deltans more. I begin this write-up by saying that I mean no ill-thought towards the Biafran struggle or Igbos in general. What I’ve written here are mainly my personal reflections concerning the Niger Delta, especially with regards to non-Igbo groups and their stake in the Biafran movement which has been rebirthed for some time…

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BUHARI’S PHONEY GALLANTRY: Tony Enahoro: A Noble Life Of State Pardons

By Peter Enahoro (Peter Pan) Older heads in the Enahoro clan know enough about political state pardons not to get excited by it. It is not a pension annuity, not a war decoration or a medal for exceptional services to society. You don’t even get to have a handshake with the President. What’s to celebrate? You don’t get a State Pardon for smoking a pipe in church. You have to have been in jail or had your reputation wrongfully dragged through hell. You’re then told, “your sins are forgiven you”…

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Trump and Covid19: From Kellyanne Conway’s husband, George Conway:*

* *”For Trump supporters, let me make one thing VERY clear!* For the record NO ONE is blaming the President for the virus. Let me repeat. Coronavirus is not Trump’s fault. Here’s a detailed list of what we are blaming him for: *Trump declined to use the World Health Organization’s test like other nations. Back in January, over a month before the first Co-vid19 case, the Chinese posted a new mysterious virus and within a week, Berlin virologists had produced the first diagnostic test.* *By the end of February, the…

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Boxing Day and how it got its Name.

Ever wondered what Boxing Day is, what it means, and where this unusual name comes from? You may find the answers interesting. What is Boxing Day? Arguments come thick and fast as to why, and we hope you find the answers below interesting. But firstly, it has nothing to do with the sport of boxing. Boxing Day is a national Bank Holiday in late December, a day to spend with family and friends and to eat up all the leftovers of Christmas Day. The origins of the day, however, are…

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FOR THE RECORDS: Trump’s Response to his impeachment by the House of Reps

President Trump’s Letter To Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Democrats Led House Impeachment. THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON December 17,2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Madam Speaker: I write to express my strongest and most powerful protest against the partisan impeachment crusade being pursued by the Democrats in the House of Representatives. This impeachment represents an unprecedented and unconstitutional abuse of power by Democrat Lawmakers, unequaled in nearly two and a half centuries of American legislative history. The Articles of Impeachment introduced by…

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Tunisian President Beji Caïd Essebsi dies at 92( with agency report)

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has died after being hospitalized with a severe illness. In 2014 he became the countrys first democratically elected leader, following the Arab Spring. Tunisias president, Beji Caid Essebsi, passed away Thursday at a military hospital, the North African countrys presidency announced. He was 92. Essebsi, the oldest head of state after Britains Queen Elizabeth II, was hospitalized with a severe illness in late June and returned to intensive care on Wednesday evening at the Tunis military hospital. In a statement, the Tunisian presidency called for…

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Profiling Buharii’s ministerial nominees.

*Inside Buhari’s ministerial list Buhari* July 23, 2019 After a long wait, President Muhammadu Buhari finally sent a 43-man ministerial list to the Senate on Tuesday. The list, which was read by Senate President Ahmed Lawan, has few surprises, some new entrants and old-timers. Here is a quick look at the profile of the ministerial nominees: · *Okechuckwu Ogah* : The Abia-born Ogah is a Consultant Physician/Cardiologist Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan. He is also the President of The Nigerian Cardiac Society. Sources said may…

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Clarke Writes Gbajabiamila: “The proclamation made by the Edo State Governor was valid and remain valid

Elder Statesman, Chief Edwin Clarke, former Federal Minister of Information, yesterday communicated his views on the stalemate in Edo State House Assembly to the Speaker of House of Representative was, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila and concluded that the ‘proclamation’ letter sent to the Clerk of the House was “valid and still valid’. Quoting the relevant sections of the 1999 Constitution as Amended, the vocal voice insisted that only the law courts can find final solution to the logjam that has been created by the overbearing political leadership in Edo State. Below…

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John Swinton on Journalism

John Swinton, former Chief of Staff of the most powerful and prestigious newspaper on earth, The New York Times, when asked to give a toast to the “free press” at the New York Press Club stated: “There is no such thing, at this date of the world’s history, in America, as an independent press. You know it and I know it. There is not one of you who dares to write your honest opinions, and if you did, you know beforehand that it would never appear in print. I am…

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