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We were preparing for the centenary birthday for November, in fact we bought cloths… we have to now celebrate her passage. Gbenga Daniel, former governor, Ogun State, mourning the demise H.I.D. Awolowo, the matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty.  I have never been proud in my life.    Timipre Sylva, former governor, Bayelsa State, in his acceptance speech after emerging as the standard-bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for December governorship election.   My people

El-Rufai

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For Kaduna to be great again, we must forgive. Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna State, while promising to implement the recommendation of two committees, one of which was initiated by a past administration in the state   I have been following the trend of things in Yoruba land, particularly Ekiti State, and I am proud of you. Adeyinka Adebayo, retired military General, eulogising the performance of his state governor, Ayodele Fayose   The former president

Victor-Uwaifo-1

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Buhari should know that being slow and steady is analogue…. one needs to be smart as well. Abimbola Adelakun, columnist with The Punch Newspaper commenting on the President’s style of governance. You should go to [every nook and cranny] of Bayelsa State to sell this good product. Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, former governor of Bayelsa State, urging the people of the state to support the current governor for his second term bid         We

Bola-Tinubu

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Must everything that is indecent be politics?  Ayo Akande, a chieftain of APC, Lagos State, querying a statement from the leadership of the National Assembly.   If they think it is a game of Ludo, we will say it is a serious business. Bola Tinubu, APC chieftain, assuring that President Buhari’s action may appear slow, but he is still tackling myriad of challenges in the country. We did our best but if you say our

Buhari

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When you have a good product, the marketing is easier. Femi Adesina, special adviser to the President on media and publicity, clarifying why he won’t have much problem in handling his principal.     We have yet to recover the remaining cars from his fourth wife who is currently out of the country. Mohammed Mohammed, chairman, Bauchi State Transition Committee, stating how far the committee has gone in recovering vehicles from the past governor.  

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I want to tell them that they have not lost anything as this remains a leadership that is for all. Yakubu Dogara, speaker, House of Representatives, assuring members of the House that his tenure will be beneficial to all.   We are going to bounce back in spite of all the difficulties. Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, promising that the state will regain its past glory.     We have faced greater challenges before

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If they say the military cannot secure 14 local government areas out of 774 local governments in six years, how can we be sure, they can secure those 14 council areas in six weeks? Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of APC, picking holes on the reasons given for the postponement of elections by INEC. There is no election more important to Nigeria than the one we are about to have. Olisa Metuh, national publicity secretary, PDP,

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I don’t want to address old people like me because we are spent already. President Goodluck Jonathan, assuring Nigerians that the future of this country belongs to the youth.  What will be, will be… Rilwan Akiolu, Oba of Lagos, encouraging President Jonathan when he visited his palace.  I am not sharp at all and that is why I do not have a sugar mummy Odunlade Adekola, actor, reacting to a question on why some young

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Jonathan is surrounded with liars and dubious hunters of wealth masquerading as well-wishers….             Mohammed Abdulrahman, national executive council member, Arewa Consultative Forum, describing President Goodluck Jonathan’s aides.   What is most surprising is that we have three anti-corruption agencies in Nigeria… none of them cares to do anything about it.            Balarabe Musa, former governor of Kaduna State, analysing the implication of the N21.27 billion raised for President Jonathan’s presidential campaign.   Nobody has the

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…Thank God I have only one wife and I have abundant energy for other jobs. Babangida Aliyu, governor, Niger State, talking about why he has energy for other duties.   If a team fails, sacking the coach won’t solve the problem. Stephen Keshi, Super Eagles’ coach, rationalising why he should stay on the job even after his team’s failure to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.     Nigerians should not fear about

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