Nigerians: Are You Better Off Today Than You Were Four Years Ago? By Bayo Oluwasanmi

The departure of the native son of Otueke aroused near-erotic ecstasy of Nigerians who loathed him with such intensity it’s hard to think of a comparison with any democratically elected president in Nigeria.

~ Sahara Reporters

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Just Like In 2015, Nigerians Torn Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea By ‘Fisayo Soyomnbo

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