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Amina Zakari: Much Ado about Buhari’s Step Niece

Amina Zakari

The writer, Buchi Obichie, delves into the recent appointment of Amina Zakari as the chairperson of the national collation centre for the 2019 elections, and the outrage that ensued afterwards. She opines that the move, whether right or wrong, would only cast aspersions on INEC's ability to conduct credible elections; and may indeed affect the outcome of the polls!

Buhari’s Impeachment: Mission Impossible – By REUBEN ABATI

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The chairmen of the committees on public accounts in the National Assembly – Kingsley Chinda (House of Representatives, PDP Rivers, Obio/Akpor Constituency) and Mathew Urhoghide (Senate, PDP Edo South) - have both had cause to ask the respective chambers of the National Assembly to commence impeachment proceedings against President Muhammadu Buhari for allowing the withdrawal of $496 million from the Excess Crude Account, without prior approval of the National Assembly and/or appropriation.

Imo’s Comic Emperor

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The year 2017 brought out the good, the bad, and the ugly side of politics in Nigeria. One loquacious governor particularly stood out in the vista. That fellow is Rochas Okorocha; Either for good or bad, Okorocha has consistently diverted attention to the south-eastern state of Imo. Through his over-the-top antics and convoluted style of politics, Imo State has been perpetually in the news, quite often in controversial circumstances.