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Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

The PDP and the premature hosanna

Defectors have poured in. Its supporters can be permitted to dance a little. They have grieved for too long. But the party must know it has an uphill task. 2019 is here. The party cannot afford prolonged celebrations of ‘side nettings.’

Pope calls for a “change in mindset’’ on migration, as Italy, France clash

Pope Francis called on Thursday for a “change in mindset’’ on migration policies, saying international cooperation was vital, as Italy and France engaged in a diplomatic spat over the issue.

EU tensions flare over migrants as Emmanuel Macron blasts Italy

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday accused Italy of "cynicism and irresponsibility" over its refusal to take in hundreds of migrants stranded on a rescue ship in the Mediterranean.

Chimamanda Adichie: I stand by my question to Hillary Clinton

Award-winning author Chimamanda Adichie says she stands by the question she posed to Hillary Clinton over her Twitter bio.

PDP: A hysterical, tabloid opposition

Many are disappointed with the ruling party. The opposition has been presented a ridiculous opportunity. But a bleary-eyed, voluble, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has allowed beer-parlor habits distract it from diligent purposeful oppositional politics.

UK Labour pressures premier with Brexit customs union call

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on Monday called for a new customs union with the European Union after Brexit in a policy shift that could force Prime Minister Theresa May to change course.

Book on President Buhari’s fight against corruption for launch November 16

The Presidential Media Team, in a forthcoming book, offers deep insight into how the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is blocking corruption loopholes in the nation’s public institutions.

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