Buhari, Cameron and Corruption by REUBEN ABATI

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“We have got the leaders of some fantastically corrupt countries coming to Britain… Nigeria and Afghanistan, possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world”, UK Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on tape telling the Queen ahead of the anti-corruption summit organized by the UK Government, this week, which was attended by Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari. This diplomatic gaffe rubbed many Nigerians on the wrong side, but most of the responses, coloured by overtly emotional love of country and a certain defensiveness is downright hypocritical.

Lucy Kibaki’s Death: Africa’s Most Violent First Lady By REUBEN ABATI

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Lucy Muthoni Kibaki was buried yesterday, 9.12 am, Nigerian time, in Othaya, Njeri County, Kenya in the presence of about 300 guests and family members, after a requiem mass attended by over 3, 000 dignitaries and 20, 000 mourners.

May Day, Tiwa Savage, Her Husband and Nigeria – By REUBEN ABATI

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Reuben Abati,former Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Goodluck Jonathan writes…