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48 hours ultimatum issued to the EFCC to charge Metuh to court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus of the House of Representatives has slammed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for asking its detained National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh to return N400m arms money from former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki allegedly traced to him. The caucus also issued …

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PDP Asks Jonathan to Clarify $2.1bn Arms Purchase Scandal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked former President Goodluck Jonathan to clarify whether he approved the diversion of $2.1bn meant for the purchase of arms to fight boko haram to the funding of his re-election campaign. The PDP is irked by the massive involvement of its topshots in the …

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Jonathan’s Campaign Website cost $617,000 (equivalent to N123 Million)

If you are one of those who felt outraged at the N78million of public funds spent by ex-governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on his personal website then this will definitely shock you. The National Orientation Agency (NOA) paid a whopping $617,000 (equivalent to N123,400.00 at an exchange rate of …

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Don’t Cry For Bola Tinubu

By Femi Aribisala MANY monuments have been built in honour of the man Bola Tinubu. He is acclaimed as the political genius of our times who not only engineered the taming of the PDP juggernaut, he caged it and confined it to the backwaters of Otuoke. Since the APC defeat …

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Why Nigeria is destined to fail – Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, says Nigeria has been destined to fail since its creation by the British in 1914. He said the British created Nigeria such that the ‘poor North’ would continue to rule while the ‘rich South’ will remain oppressed. Fani-Kayode said this in a Facebook …

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Buhari, Tinubu, Akande In Crucial Meeting over Ministerial List

President Muhammadu Buhari has started a process of consultation with top members of his party on his ministerial nominees as he held a closed door session with two top leaders of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande.Former President Olusegun …

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“Why I appointed my most trusted associates” – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has broken his silence on his appointments, which many Nigerians have described as “lopsided”. Buhari in an interview with BBC Hausa on Tuesday said the Constitution allowed him full control over the choice of his closest officials. The president assured that he was not ignoring some section …

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My Ministers Will Emerge Before Sept 30 –Buhari

Nigerians who are anxious about cabinet formation by President Muhammadu Buhari should begin to read the lips of the president who has again vowed to name his cabinet this month. Buhari who was away to Ghana for an official trip said in Aburi that his cabinet will emerge not later …

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No Longer A Laughing Matter – Bala Dan Abu

  Shock and frustrated expectations seem to have defined these early hours of the Buhari presidency. Those who thought the man was here to be the typical politician, one who will lay critical national issues on the table for debate, negotiate with all the key political stakeholders and then take …

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The “Change” Nigerians desired By Femi-Fani-Kayode

NIGERIANS WANTED ”CHANGE” AND NOW WE HAVE GOT IT. NO-ONE SHOULD COMPLAIN BECAUSE THIS IS WHAT OUR PEOPLE WANTED. THOSE OF US THAT WARNED THE COUNTRY THAT THIS WOULD HAPPEN WERE INSULTED AND LAMPOONED. NOW WE HAVE TO LIVE WITH THE CONSEQUENCES OF OUR CHOICE. FOR THE NEXT FOUR YEARS. …

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