Political Notes

  • Poor Dino

    By Femi Fani-Kayode Despite all his loud and boastful rantings, puerile noise-making, clownish behaviour, crude bum-fuckery, infantile court-jesting, nauseating gorilla-dancing, gratutious insults, foul-mouthed bluster, tough guy “gra gra” and area boy antics and in spite of his membership of the ‘Bugger Me Stiff United Football Club’, he received the flogging and trouncing of his pitiful life in the Kogi state…

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  • Nigeria lawmakers’re the most ridiculed: Who is blaming who?

    Senate President Godswill Akpabio says Nigeria lawmakers are the most ridiculed and subject of attacks among the three arms of government in the country. He claims the reason for the barrage of ridicule and attacks on the National Assembly members is because of lack of understanding of the workings of the parliament. One must sympathise with Senate President Akpabio and…

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  • NEWS ANALYSIS: Simon Lalong’s political dilemma

    Minister of Labour Simon Lalong who won a landmark decision of the Court of Appeal on November 7 affirming him as the duly elected Senator for Plateau South Senatorial District is at present facing a major dilemma: should he stay in his present position as minister or move over to the Senate as a member of this hallowed chamber? Big…

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  • The shifting dynamics of life

    Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman, the Special Adviser to the President on Policy Coordination, is assuming the critical role of overseeing the performance expectations of cabinet members, which are rooted in the President’s established policy framework. She bears the significant responsibility of recommending the dismissal of any minister who falls short of these expectations.   The reins of power have once again…

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