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May 22, 2018 11 tweets 4 min read
"Let anybody come and confront me publicly in the National Assembly. What have they been doing? Some of them have been there for 10 years. What have they been doing?"  -  @MBuhari, 22/5/18 Today while his VP was in #Benue attending the funerals on a number of our countrymen who were killed by suspected herdsmen in the ongoing #PastoralConflict, our President was busy making nonsense of @ProfOsinbajo's efforts by running his mouth in the villa at a campaign event.
May 15, 2018 11 tweets 12 min read
This retraction by @AlJazeera actually raises more questions than answers, and to my mind at least, brings to the fore, the fact that our Federal Republic of Anyhowness, has gone global... Yesterday, asides @AlJazeera_World, other news outlets, including the Twitter only news outlet, @spectatorindex said that #Nigeria's ambassador had attended the opening of the American Embassy in #Jerusalem.
Mar 26, 2018 6 tweets 2 min read
"Two common tales that follow attacks in this conflict (Pastoral Conflict) is that army aircraft were seen dropping supplies to armed herdsmen; and that soldiers were on hand to disarm native populations, just prior to attacks." "Stories like these have been allowed to gain currency. I have, personally, heard such stories in Kaduna, Benue, Nasarawa, and Imo states."
Nov 7, 2017 35 tweets 3 min read
1/ I’m currently at a bar, and some young people close-by are talking about the uselessness of Nigeria, and how voting is a waste of time. 2/ Could they be right? In many ways, they are. We have seen so many people line up to vote, and in the end, get sorely disappointed.
Oct 2, 2017 54 tweets 9 min read
1/ "As the commanding officer and leader of the troops, I have no apology for those massacred in Asaba, Owerri and Ameke-Item. 2/ "I acted as a soldier maintaining the peace and unity of Nigeria," Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Haruna.
Sep 26, 2017 27 tweets 4 min read
1/ My friend, @tegasupreme, is in my view, one of Nigeria's best sports journalists, if not the very best. 2/ Okay, @AlakaJide will have a thing or two to say about that, and no, @biolakazeem is not a journalist, he's a hustler.
Sep 8, 2017 20 tweets 2 min read
1/ Let us come to equity with clean hands. The ENTIRE political class is the same. Age doesn't limit anyone from doing damage. 2/ This is the reason why I said, in this interview, that the "Not too young to run" thing is a waste of time.
Aug 28, 2017 11 tweets 2 min read
1/ A @DailyTimesNGR story provides clues as to how to tackle the #Biafra problem. 2/ The story contains a video of a woman, mother of eleven children, Nwada Chukwudi.