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June 13 APC National Convention Fallout: Tinubu dubbed a Spoiler!

June 13 APC National Convention Fallout: Tinubu dubbed a Spoiler!

The power play between the Tinubu camp and APC Governors in the build-up to the forthcoming national convention of the party, is one knotty puzzle capable of tearing the party apart even before 2015 general elections, writes Ohia Israel        Ahead of the June 13 National Convention of the All Progressive Congress, APC, there

Renewing Awolowo’s Vision And Remaking Nigeria

By Bola Ahmed Tinubu Brief Remarks as Chief Presenter at the Public Presentation of Wale Adebanwi’s Yoruba Elites and Ethnic Politics in Nigeria: Obafemi Awolowo and Corporate Agency, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Agip Hall, Muson Centre, Lagos. April 17, 2014. PROTOCOLS 1.    I am personally delighted to be here today to celebrate the

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Tinubu, Sheriff at near Fisticuffs

By Hussaini Monguno The long held opinion in several quarters that the strong fabric of the All Progressives Congress which is strongly knit around famous personalities would be its undoing is finally unfolding as two former senators and members of the top echelon of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Senator Ali Sheriff also known

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PDP is “Pharaoh-like organisation” God has rejected- Tinubu

A leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has described Nigeria’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as a ‘Pharaoh-like organization,’ from which God has liberated Nigerians. Mr. Tinubu said the current implosion in the PDP was as a result of the arrow of confusion God threw into the ruling party. Pharaoh was the

Who Owns N14 Billion Ikeja Shopping Mall, Others, PDP Queries Tinubu

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged that former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu illegally acquired a N14 Billion Ikeja Shopping Mall. The PDP also alleged that Tinubu stole from the coffers of the Lagos State Government during his tenure and used same proceed to acquire Oriental Hotels, Renaissance Hotel, Agindingbi, First Nation Airline,

A Federation without Federalism

By NASIR AHMED EL-RUFAI If any ques tions remain as to why, despite huge oil revenues and massive borrowing by the government – poverty, unemployment and insecurity have worsened, our detailed analysis in this column of the 2011 and 2012 budgets of the Federal Government would have provided some answers. We raised posers on whether

Africa’s ‘Most Organized’ Political Party

By FOLABI OGUNLEYE   A FEW WEEKS AGO, Nigerians were mostly minding their business, striving to keep ahead of the rat race of a competitive world when the president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, grabbed a microphone to tell his fellow citizens something he thought they should know.   According to the president, his party, the Peoples

Action Congress (AC) and Lagos State Finances

By Seyi Olu Awofeso Never in history has any Parliament adjourned official proceedings and marched to the private residence of a politician not holding public office to pledge the Parliament’s un-conditional allegiance to that politician; as happened in June 2007 – after the Lagos State Assembly was inaugurated by the new Governor; Raji Fashola –

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