Insider power-play in APC’s defensive electoral battle

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi

By now, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) must have come to the realisation that it is not easy to be a defending champion. There is also no doubt that the party, like a football team that lost most of its strikers, is convulsing on account of uncoordinated strategies of its playmakers.

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Viewing Nigerian politics through Aisha Buhari’s conflicting lenses


The office of the first lady is more of a ceremonial one that has no constitutional role assigned to it. But some wives of presidents had reinvented the position and made it a significant part of government business, sometimes to embarrassing levels. It was Maryam Babagida who first brought a lot of spark to the office. She was glamour personified, and had various pet projects, which won the hearts of many across the country. Her Better Life for Rural Women was another name for attracting a lot of political patronage to herself.

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2019 presidency: Why Nigerians can’t survive another four years under Buhari – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that Nigeria won’t survive another four years under President Muhammadu Buhari.

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