President Buhari, Gambari signpost new direction
As Nigeria marks her 60th Independence Anniversary, a significant part of the discourse will centre on national development, President Muhammadu Buhari himself...
Mixed reactions trail departure of Buhari's nephew Mamman Daura to UK
Nigerians on Thursday had mixed reactions to the departure of Mamman Daura, a nephew to President Muhammadu Buhari to the United Kingdom (UK) Daura’s departure to the UK comes while restrictions are still on international flights in the country since in March 2020. Only flights on essential duties are allowed in the country. Although the…
COVID-19: Unruly VIPs and airport security
The Federal Government the other day warned state officials and Very Important Persons (VIPs) against flagrant abuse of travel protocol, as flights resume in the COVID-19 era.
COVID-19 secrecy: Nigerian media, health privacy and public safety - Part 3
COVID-19’s dark alley began on February 27, 2020 when Nigeria’s index case was diagnosed. There were jests about people coming out to say they had not been to Lagos in the past two years after they were referred to as contacts of the index case (Bassey, 2020).
First gunshots in the Villa
The now notorious and perennial in-fighting among staff and between the president’s family reached an all-time low the other day when aides of First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari...
Buhari’s government for Buhari’s hometown?
I chanced on a senior politician from Katsina who felt so disappointed and absolutely disgusted with the state of insecurity in the Northern states and especially his home state that he told me that almost the greater percentage of the people feeling the impacts of the mass slaughter/massacre
Buhari didn't cancel appointments, memos Abba Kyari approved - Presidency
Nigerian Presidency late Tuesday denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled appointments and memos approved by his former chief of staff late Abba Kyari. "The attention of the Presidency has been drawn to media reports alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled a number of memos and appointments signed off by his former Chief…
Panic as Buhari probes Abba Kyari’s office, others
A wave of apprehension is sweeping through Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as President Muhammadu Buhari begins a probe into the office of the late Chief of Staff Abba Kyari.
Buhari cancels appointments, approvals made by late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari
There are indication that President Muhammadu Buhari may have directed his new Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari to cancel all appointments and approvals the late Chief of staff Abba Kyari personally made without his permission.