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Aisha Buhari: The critic in the other room

Mrs Aisha M. Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari is probably the most loved person in Nigeria today, especially by critics of her husband’s administration. She first came to our notice in this regard when in the course of her ailing husband’s medical vacation in London, she famously declared through BBC Hausa Service that the Buhari administration had been hijacked by a cabal. Long before anybody raised the issue, she was the first to observe that President Buhari has no business seeking a second term in office the way he was carrying on. She even added that she would not join him for any second term campaign. I had written a piece at the time titled “Aisha and that BBC interview”.

OLUMIDE LAWAL

Today, January 15, 2018 marks the post-humous sixty-third (63rd) birthday of a man, who many people still want to believe is very much around, bubbling with life, making them happy as was characteristic of him during his lifetime.  It is no other, than the amiable, irrepressible, dignified and humane personality, that late Senator Isiaka Adetunji Alani  Adeleke – the First Executive Governor of Osun State (January 1992-November 1993), The First Asiwaju of Edeland, The First Chancellor, Adeleke University was. The man with many  Firsts.

Presidency speaks on Nigerians’ anger towards Buhari’s govt

The presidency has reacted to the attack of Nigerians on the Buhari government over happenings across the country.Aside the recession that hit the country, the administration is battling with insecurity, especially unabated killings in some parts of the country, dwindling power supply, fuel scarcity, unemployment, high rate of dollar, among others.

KOLAWOLE OLANIYAN

Nigeria’s National Assembly has turned its sights on NGOs, which are bracing for a crackdown in 2018. The Yakubu Dogara led House of Representatives is desperately pushing to pass the ‘NGO Regulatory Bill’ that many analysts have warned would stigmatise NGOs, and set Nigeria on course toward authoritarianism and oppression.

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