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’50 days in hell, we must not forget Deji Adeyanju’

by Fredrick Nwabufo One thing is certain, tyranny will always have cheerleaders. When Adolf Hitler was asphyxiating Jews in death chambers, there were people who cheered him on.  When General Sani Abacha was drawing blood from all who opposed him, there were people who kissed his bloody dagger, and even worked for him

2019: Moghalu told me police officers wouldn’t head EFCC…

Fredrick Nwabufo   “Nigerian politics does not demand intelligence, but agbero brawns. The more grammar you speak, the farther the distance between you and the people.” This was the banter of a friend; a very educated and informed one, but sadly this is the perception of many Nigerians as well. I sat in my

2019: Buhari’s Social Investment Programme,  largesse for supporters, cronies-Atiku/Obi  grroup

Jude Johnson  Ahead of 2019 election, the Atiku/Obi Advocacy Group has flayed the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) for accusing the leadership of the Senate of playing the script of Atiku Abubakar, PDP presidential candidate, by its decision to probe the Social Investment Programme. The group described the statement by the BMO as

A lifeless evening with Buhari

By Fredrick Nwabufo     Of all Nigeria’s presidents, Buhari is the one with a diminutive intellectual stature. His severe intellectual malnourishment is not even a subject of debate; most of his supporters admit that he is not smart. But they taper their admittance with a claim that he makes up for what

The Yoruba and bandwagon politics 

Fredrick Nwabufo   Since the 1960s, the Yoruba, a people of high education and cultural sophistication, have played the politics of 'sheep and shepherd'. They have always required a chaperone to take them to the watering hole, not minding if the water there is impure. From the 1960s to the 1970s, Obafemi Awolowo