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Buhari Administration Officials Covering Up Investigation Against Fraud At Sahara Energy

Posted in politics on 20 June 2016. 48 hits.
An investigation by SaharaReporters has revealed that officials of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration are blocking an investigation into massive fraud committed by a Nigerian oil firm, Sahara Energy. Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on May 26 raided the...

Beware Of Contradictions By Sonala Olumhense

Posted in politics on 19 June 2016. 47 hits.
Finally, the Nigerian government has practically devalued the naira.  Given the nation’s economic and fiscal realities, action in that direction had been expected by many in the past year.  But President Muhammadu Buhari would not hear of it. One recent report said he had agreed to devalue the...

Beware Of Contradictions By Sonala Olumhense

Posted in politics on 19 June 2016. 39 hits.
Finally, the Nigerian government has practically devalued the naira.  Given the nation’s economic and fiscal realities, action in that direction had been expected by many in the past year.  But President Muhammadu Buhari would not hear of it. One recent report said he had agreed to devalue the...

What I told Tinubu about Buhari — Cardinal Okogie

Posted in politics on 19 June 2016. 49 hits.
Last Thursday, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi  Okogie, celebrated his 80th birthday with a Holy Mass at the Holy Cross Cathedral, Lagos, and reception at the St. Gregory’s College, Obalende, Lagos. In an interview later, the retired Catholic Archbishop of Lagos reflected on his four years in...

What I told Tinubu about Buhari — Cardinal Okogie

Posted in politics on 19 June 2016. 42 hits.
Last Thursday, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi  Okogie, celebrated his 80th birthday with a Holy Mass at the Holy Cross Cathedral, Lagos, and reception at the St. Gregory’s College, Obalende, Lagos. In an interview later, the retired Catholic Archbishop of Lagos reflected on his four years in...

Bribery allegations trail Edo APC primaries

Posted in politics on 19 June 2016. 49 hits.
•There will be no loser, no winner, says Masari •Imasuagbon, Ogiemwonyi protest Supporters of All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants in Edo State yesterday traded bribery accusations as voting by delegates for the party’s flag bearer got underway at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium,...

Edo guber primary: Godwin Obaseki emerges winner

Posted in politics on 19 June 2016. 68 hits.
June 19, 2016 Politics 44 Views Mr. Godwin Obaseki has won the Edo State gubernatorial primary of the All Progressives Congress held at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin, the state capital 2016-06-19 Check Also APC Press Statement: RE: PDP SUFFERING FROM ITS PAST SINS The...

South South PDP disowns Sherriff, says ‘he was never chairman’

Posted in politics on 19 June 2016. 66 hits.
June 19, 2016 Politics 41 Views The newly elected National Vice Chairman of the party in charge of South- South, Elder Emmanuel Ogidi, has wondered why Sheriff was desperate to impose himself on the party, saying the factional chairman has been behaving like somebody who is out to complete...

Niger Delta Avengers Meet Oil Minister Kachikwu At Delta State Government House

Posted in politics on 18 June 2016. 47 hits.
Nigeria and the Niger Delta Avengers, the militant group that has been attacking oil pipelines in the Niger Delta region, on Wednesday agreed during a secret meeting to pursue dialogue to end the violence, which has reduced Nigeria's daily oil production to 680,000 barrels per day. The meeting...

Dogara Orders Investigation Of Three Reps Over US Sex Scandal

Posted in politics on 18 June 2016. 41 hits.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has ordered an investigation into the three House members accused of committing sexual misconduct while on an official visit to the US. The House Committee on Media and Public Affairs Chairman, Abdulrazak Namdas, confirmed this in Abuja...

Emperor Ajimobi And Mujahid Aregbesola By Abiodun Ladepo

Posted in politics on 18 June 2016. 41 hits.
One Governor rules his State like the Greek King Sisyphus who was notorious for his imperious, self-aggrandizing, bullish style; the other governs his State like a Mujahid, perpetually waging a Jihad in the quest to coerce more adherents to his religion.  How did Oyo State Governor, Isiaka...

Buhari’s Promises Of Change: How Well Has He Fared On Jobs, Electricity & Corruption?

Posted in politics on 18 June 2016. 35 hits.
On the back of vows to fight corruption and insurgency in Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as successor to President Goodluck Jonathan a year ago. Buhari made history as the first challenger to defeat an incumbent since the return of democracy to Nigeria in 1999. But how well has he fared...

#NotTooYoungToRun Bill: The Renewed Hope And Future Of Nigerian Youths By Adebowale Adeniyi

Posted in politics on 18 June 2016. 30 hits.
"Let us acknowledge and celebrate what youth can do to build a safer, more just world. Let us strengthen our efforts to include young people in policies, programmes and decision-making processes that benefit their futures and ours." - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon message on International Youth...

PDP Governors Insist Modu Sheriff Is Not Party Chairman

Posted in politics on 17 June 2016. 37 hits.
Arising from a meeting on Thursday, the PDP Governors Forum has insisted that it would not recognise Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as chairman of the party. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP had commenced series of meetings aimed at resolving the internal crisis that threatens the unity of the...

Rampaging PDP Youths Sack Sheriff from Secretariat

Posted in politics on 16 June 2016. 53 hits.
June 16, 2016 Politics 410 Views Oladipo, Adeyanju jump fence to escape Meeting of national caucus, governors forum underway Less than two days after he stormed the National Secretariat of ‎the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) along with his loyalists to impose himself as National Chairman,...

COURT DISMISSES PDP COUNCIL CHAIRMEN’ S SUIT IN BENUE

Posted in politics on 15 June 2016. 48 hits.
The National Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Makurdi, today dismissed the suit filed by former local government caretaker chairmen in Benue State whose appointments were terminated by the present administration. The 23 council chairmen had approached the court seeking among others, a...

: PDP SUFFERING FROM ITS PAST SINS

Posted in politics on 15 June 2016. 58 hits.
APC Press Statement: RE: PDP SUFFERING FROM ITS PAST SINS The National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in reacting to the baseless and laughable allegations of a faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which accuses the APC and the Presidency of being behind the Ali Modu...

Lai Mohammed Urges Nigerians To Look Beyond Political Differences

Posted in politics on 14 June 2016. 38 hits.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has advised Nigerians to look beyond their political differences for the country to make progress. Mohammed made the call when he with four other ministers paid a courtesy call on the Akwa Ibom Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, in Uyo on...

Makarfi takes PDP reconciliatory meeting to National Assembly

Posted in politics on 09 June 2016. 99 hits.
The National Caretaker Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the party’s National Assembly Caucus met Wednesday in Abuja to further the reconciliatory moves in the embattled party. While the PDP Caretaker Committee chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi led his team, Deputy Senate...

Ajimobi Allays Teachers’ Fears Over Proposed Public Participation In Schools

Posted in politics on 08 June 2016. 41 hits.
Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi yesterday allayed the fears of public secondary school teachers over the proposed plan by the state government seeking public participation in the schools’ management and funding. Speaking at a stakeholders’ forum in Ibadan, the governor said the...
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