You’re agents of opposition, Presidency tells five Northern govs

By Soni Daniel, Regional Editor, North ABUJA — The presidency, yesterday, described the five northern governors, who carpeted Peoples Democratic Party over alleged poor leadership and internal crises, as agents of the opposition. It warned them to desist from continuing to engage in acts capable of unduly heating up the polity and distracting President Goodluck […]

Killing of innocent Nigerians must stop -Abdulsalaami

FORMER Head of state, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has again warned that the cycle of blood-letting and killing of innocent Nigerians by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, would no longer be tolerated. Abdulsalami gave the warning in Minna, Saturday, during the graduation ceremony and inaugural lecture of Abdulsalami Abubakar Institute for Peace and Sustainable Development (AAIPSDS). […]

Bidding: Abdusalami’s company to get biggest electricity firms (Fleecing Nigeria)

Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing Limited, a firm in which the former Head of State, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar, is the chairman, is in the lead to acquire three of the juiciest electricity distribution companies in the country. The electricity distribution companies are Eko, Ikeja and Ibadan. Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing was prequalified to take […]

Poverty not Nigeria’s problem – Abdulsalami

Minna—Former Military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has said that Nigeria was not the only country in the world where there is poverty. Abubakar spoke shortly after prayers to mark his 70th birthday anniversary at his hill top mansion in Minna, Niger State. He spoke against the backdrop of incessant bombings by an Islamist […]

We’ll tackle insecurity, IBB, Abdulsalami, Ciroma, Atiku, others vow

The North appears unrelenting in the search for an enduring solution to the Boko Haram insurgency. Eminent leaders across the region, at yet another meeting to check the spate of insecurity in that part of the country, said they are all out for the rediscovery of Nigeria’s unity and the cohesion of northern communities. The […]

FG to spend N3.1bn on Obasanjo, others in 2012 (What a waste of public resources)

February 6, 2012  by Olusola Fabiyi and Oluwole Josiah   The Federal Government plans to spend N3.19bn on the pensions and allowances of former Presidents, Heads of State, their deputies, former leaders of the National Assembly and their families in the year 2012. The proposed N3.19bn represents an increase of about N2bn from what was […]

Boko Haram: Ladoja urges Shagari, Abdulsalami, Babangida to wade in

Former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasidi Ladoja, has called for concerted efforts on the security threat posed by the activities of the Islamist sect, Boko Haram. Specifically, he urged former President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari and Military Heads of State, Generals Abubakar Abdulsalami and Ibrahim Babangida to step in and join the initiative of former […]

Arewa youth query Abubakar over Al- Mustapha

Disturbed by the continued incarceration of Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, a former Chief Security Officer (CSO)to the late head of state, General Sani Abacha, youth groups in the North that met under the aegis of Arewa Youth Forum(AYF), at the weekend, appealed to former Head of State, General Abdusalami Abubakar, to clarify the issues raised by […]

Mustapha’s revelations: What Abdulsalami offered Adesanya, by Adebanjo, Okpozo

Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, according to an Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, offered money to the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) leaders who visited him just immediately after the demise of General Sani Abacha, the maximum dictator, to whom Major al-Mustapha was the chief security officer, CSO. But the  offer  was politely turned […]


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