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2019 elections: The thing about tension between Yoruba and Igbo

2019 elections: The thing about tension between Yoruba and Igbo

IN a national election that in the main featured two Fulani politicians as presidential candidates, the Yoruba and Igbo are again at loggerheads, locking horns over a matter that some would say at best makes them meddlesome busybodies and mere bystanders. The tension between the Yoruba and the Igbo which is the fallout of the February 23 elections reflects the age-long political fault lines between the two largest ethnic groups from the southern parts of Nigeria. Dog eat s—t, na goat mout’ dey smell!

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The assassination of Alex Badeh, insecurity and privatisation of police

The assassination of Alex Badeh, insecurity and privatisation of police

THE images from the scene of attack, what political mourners and others of their ilk have variously described as a ‘dastardly act’ and other words to that effect, are not only graphic but are as gory and disturbing as they could possibly be. This episode harks back to the murder in 1976 of then Head of State, General Murtala Ramat Muhammamed, by renegade soldiers of the Nigerian Army during a botched attempt at a forceful takeover of government.

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