I do not usually blog about politics for a nuber of reasons and I certainly avoid reblogging political stuff but this strikes me as just wrong wrong wrong.

For the governors to suggest that their support of Jonathan may have alienated them in their constituencies is an admission of the deep separatist and feudal/imperial sentiments in the north. The headline ‘power must return to the north’ is incredibly arrogant. The Presidency of Nigeria is not a regional prize. This is very dangerous rhetoric indeed. It bodes ill for the corporate existence of the country and alienates the southerners.

The Nigerian Oracle

There were indications at the weekend that PresidentGoodluck Jonathan may not get a easy ride for his re-election in 2015 following a move by the northern governors to ensure someone from their region takes over power in 2015.

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