“Baba is back, we thank God”
“You have started your mischief again. Baba said he will be back in two weeks, and he is back, so what is special about that?”
“You know sometimes when the President goes to London like that, we may then be told that his doctors have advised that he should spend...
Former media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati, has said that the move by the National Assembly to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari is an impossible ....
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A former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has highlighted the reason for the decline in the practice of democratic system of government in Nigeria. Abati stated that electing presidents, governors to be leaders of political parties is to be blamed. The...
The former media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati, says former President Olusegun Obasanjo left out one thing in his letter to President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Reuben Abati, a former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity has described the statement by former president, Olusegun Obasanjo that President Muhammadu Buhari should not recontest in 2019 as timely. Obasanjo had yesterday in a lengthy letter written to the...
I wrote the following piece, presented in italics, shortly after the postponement of the 2015 Presidential elections. It is important that the reader approaches it with an open mind, with an understanding of the context of its construction. The piece, titled “Buhari’s One Chance Campaign” never...
“I do not believe in my mind that the way things are in Nigeria, any Catholic priest has the mandate to decide which of the political contestants should be voted for…I don’t believe a priest should be doing that…If he was in my archdiocese, I will have sanctioned him long ago for the kind of...
The elective Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that took place at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Saturday, December 9, was a charade and an anti-climax.
Everyone who had been a witness to the travails of the once-upon-a-time ruling party which lost power to the All Progressives...
After over 80 days since President Muhammadu Buhari returned from the medical vacation in United Kingdom , he is yet to return fully at the Aso rock office.
The presidency had initially issued a statement explaining that Mr. Buhari was staying away from the office due to ongoing repair works...
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“What’s that sound I am hearing? ”“What sound?” “I thought I heard something like miaow, miaow…”
“Oh my cats…oh yes…” “Are you now breeding cats?”
“Not really. But I have just joined a group of concerned Nigerians who are planning to go to the Presidential Villa in Abuja to help sort out...
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“What’s gwan inna wa cwantry?”
“What language is that?”
“English of course.”
“Sounds like Creole to me. Why don’t you just talk straight?”
“Nobody talks straight in this country anymore.”
“I still talk straight. I can’t start twisting my tongue because some people have lost it.”
The most discussed subject in Nigeria today is what is called “restructuring” and indeed so popular is this subject that it has attracted the attention of roadside commentators, the bright, the not-so-bright, the mischievous and the outrightly unintelligent all united by the singular claim that...
“How is it going my brother?"
“We just dey look. Two years and we thank God.”
“How was your May 29?”
“There was no celebration. We just siddon dey look.”
“But the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo addressed the nation.”
“I know. I know. But there was no programme in place for celebrating two...
It is sad that many Nigerians today talk glibly about the possibility of a coup or of military intervention in politics. They make it seem as if this democracy is something we can exchange for something else. We need to be reminded, as we celebrate democracy day 2017, how we got to this very...
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When last week, President Muhammadu Buhari decided to suspend the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and the Director General of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke in order to allow unfettered investigations of both public officers, the most striking...