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Umaru Musa Yar’Adua

24 May 2019
Nigeria has experienced series of elections in her democratic experiment. And since the return to democratic rule in 1999, conduct...
12 May 2019
Oh Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua!!! Time, time described as spirit. Known to Allah, the creeping time to 9. Yet yesterday, 9, the dept of time, my remembrance shown. Great, the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua. Proponent of Nationality, Blood of oneness, the Amnesty I know. The President, I have come to love, understand and feel, Yet far,…
19 Apr 2019
The Committee investigating alleged bombardment of civilians in Zamfara by the Nigerian Air Force has commenced work. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that members of the committee headed by AVM Idi Gambo-Lubo, arrived Katsina on Friday...
South-West Nigeria
2 Apr 2019
My American Mother, Rosemary Curcio, could be as stiff-necked as my biological mother, Babayemi Okugbesabi Abioje. I told that woman (Rosemary) to book for me a simple lodging around University of Leipzig, Germany, such as students’ hostel or something of that nature. Contrary to my request, she booked Vivaldi Hotel. When you get out of…
27 Mar 2019
With the 2019 general elections substantially behind us, except for the plethora of litigations that may naturally arise, worried Nigerian patriots must now address their minds to what collectively the nation can do to have a more credible, free and fair and violence free election post 2019. We cannot all live in denial and pretend…
5 Feb 2019
The first time the issue of certifying the mental and medical fitness of leaders was canvassed, it was taken as a ribald joke. Former military head of state...
10 Jan 2019
Sir: In 2017, a police recruit committed suicide the very day he received his letter of posting, indicating that he was posted to Borno State, the heartland of the war against Boko Haram. Such incidences mean nothing to Nigeria’s warrior-rulers, including the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who started the unjustifiable war against Boko Haram…
3 Dec 2018
I think those fighting Buhari over his reelection bid in 2019 are wasting their time. My candid advice to them is to stop diverting...
14 Nov 2018
Niger Delta, as a geographical entity, her folks and the enormous gift of nature (crude oil) have been the cynosure of all eyes as their struggles dominate national discourse.
11 Nov 2018
Sir: Umaru Musa Yar'Adua is in the thoughts of many Nigerians for good causes. Though - the establishment requested that he be president, he was not arrogant...
7 Sep 2018
Even with the vast majority of Nigerians not having access to television and electricity, the culture of televised presidential debates has crept in and should be warmly embraced.
2 Jul 2018
Sir: The President, General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB) is perpetuating carnage, genocide and economic destruction of Nigeria like his predecessors, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan...


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