Full Text: President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year Message To Nigerians

Full Text: President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year Message To Nigerians

My dear Compatriots, I am happy to welcome you to the beginning of a New Year in our beloved country Nigeria. I felicitate with you today at a time when our nation is witnessing a new and impressive turnaround in...
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Prominent Nigerians present their wish list for 2017 to President Buhari

Prominent Nigerians present their wish list for 2017 to President Buhari

 As the year 2016 will be gradually coming to an end in less than 24 hours, Nigerians across the country have prepared their wish list for the year 2017 for President Muhammadu Buhari. The people have pointed out the areas...
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7 deaths that shocked Nigerian football in 2016

7 deaths that shocked Nigerian football in 2016

The sporting fraternity will for long remember 2016 as the year the cold hands of death snatched some of its icons. The deaths, especially in the football family, brought tears and anguish to family, friends, and sports followers. As part...
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My stance against devaluation in 1984 led to my overthrow – Buhari

My stance against devaluation in 1984 led to my overthrow – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his decision to kick against the devaluation of the Naira in 1984 led to his ouster from office, The Cable reports. Buhari said this in Abuja on Friday night at the 2016 regimental dinner organised by the presidential brigade...
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The Story Of Obasanjo, Globacom Owner, Adenuga, Ribadu’s EFCC As Told By Awujale Of Ijebuland

The Story Of Obasanjo, Globacom Owner, Adenuga, Ribadu’s EFCC As Told By Awujale Of Ijebuland

e EFCC in Lagos had come calling brusquely on Mike Adenuga (Jnr), Chairman Globacom on 9 July 2006. They broke his gate, swarmed into his house and kept him under ‘arrest’. When I heard about the arrest, I called the...
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Budget 2017: FG to spend N432m on cars for ex-presidents

Budget 2017: FG to spend N432m on cars for ex-presidents

The Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) has allocated the sum of N432. 193 million for the purchase of cars for the nation’s seven former Presidents/Heads of State and four Vice Presidents.   The figure...
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Why 2017 budget is flawed

Why 2017 budget is flawed

First, let me tell Mr. President right away that if he hopes to grow the economy out of recession in 2017, the appropriation bill submitted recently at the National Assembly is not the one to do it. This is because...
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Nigeria: Ibori – Corruption With Tribal Marks

Nigeria: Ibori – Corruption With Tribal Marks

Lagos — Whenever I hear those who ought to know say that Nigeria’s main problem is ethnicity, I often begin to develop cold feet. They seem to argue that if not for ethnicity (a colonial construct), the country would have...
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Lawmakers spend billions on constituency projects

Lawmakers spend billions on constituency projects

Federal lawmakers are spending billions on constituency projects statutorily meant to be executed by various government agencies. Daily Trust findings show that contrary to popular belief, the constituency projects are actually the lawmakers’ “bribes” of...
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Senate, DSS and the report on Magu

Senate, DSS and the report on Magu

On December 15, Thursday, the Nigerian Senate refused to confirm Ibrahim Magu’s nomination as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), citing security report. “Security report” on Magu Surely, there has to be a lot more to the...
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