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How to Fight Terrorism – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olakekan Waheed Adigun | Lagos, Nigeria | September 7, 2015 – It is no longer news that terrorism is now an, if not the main, issue in African politics today. The terrorist did their very worst on 2 April, 2015. The Garrissa University terror attacks in Kenya by the notorious al-Shabab terrorist group which […]

How Long Will Buhari’s Intoxicant Work? – By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye

By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye | Lagos, Nigeria | Sept. 7, 2015 – Strange and worrisome as the decision by the Buhari administration to limit its ongoing probe of public officers and institutions to the era of the regime it took over from is, not a few Nigerians are encouraged by the fact that a bold attempt […]

Understanding the ‘Trouble with Nigeria’ – Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Jideofor Adibe | London, UK | Sept. 7, 2015-Following my last week’s column, ‘Radio Biafra and the Biafran Narratives’, I had an impassioned telephone conversation with someone – let me call him Ahmed- who said he was a “dedicated reader of my writings”. The point of the conversation centred on a statement in that […]

Nigerian Economy: Detractors Can’t Rewrite History – By Olusola Daniel

By Olusola Daniel | Lagos, Nigeria | Sept. 7, 2015 – That the Nigerian economy is the envy of the black race is not in doubt, thanks to the astute management and foresight of a scholar like Dr. (Mrs) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the immediate past Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy. What is […]

Buhari’s Anti-Corruption Courts – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe | London, UK | Sept. 7, 2015 -It was a huge relief reading reports that President Buhari had concluded plans to submit a bill to set up anti-corruption courts to the National Assembly. According to the Punch of August 22 2015, the President decided to set up the planned special anti-corruption […]

Buhari’s politics of exclusion

By Ikechukwu Amaechi   Let me make a confession from the outset. I have always been a fan of President Muhammadu Buhari and I didn’t hide my admiration for him.   On the four occasions he contested for the Presidency, I voted for him except in 2007. And that was because I left the country […]

I’ll name ministers this month, Buhari assures Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assured Nigerians that he would name his cabinet before the end of September. The Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina,  in a statement, said  Buhari gave the assurance in Accra at a joint press conference with President John  Mahama of Ghana. Buhari stated, […]

Battered, Blind and Broke: Prof. Theo Vincent, ex-UNIPORT VC who lives in a slum

Prof. Theo Vincent, ex-UNIPORT VC CHUX OHAI writes on the sad tale of celebrated scholar, writer and former Vice Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, Prof. Theo Vincent, now facing hard times The Ilaje area of Lagos is usually associated with social misfits of all kinds. Even the adjoining area like Bariga has a […]

NNPC to recover N1.9tn from JV partners

Group Managing Director, NNPC, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu The Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation has commenced the process of recovering over $7bn (N1.4tn) in over-deducted tax benefits from joint venture partners on major capital projects. It was learnt on Sunday that the corporation had also engaged an international accounting firm to ascertain the exact amount due to […]

N4bn uncovered in 470 accounts, says El-Rufai

[print] Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai said on Saturday that with the adoption of the Single Treasury Account, the state had traced and uncovered N4bn stashed in 470 different accounts in 23 commercial banks. He noted that the Peoples Democratic Party […]

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