Ismaila Funtua: Why Abuja won’t forget him
It has been gratifying to note that nothing has taken any steam out of the controversial story of the rechristening of the NUJ house in honour of the late Isa Ismaila Funtua.
Jakande, iconic face of fearless journalism
Because of his monumental achievements in politics, specifically in the governance of Lagos State, it is easy to gloss over his giant strides in journalism, his first love. It is easy for the achievements to overshadow his indelible mark in journalism.
Adamu Ciroma – In his own words
In October 1977, my friend Mallam Mohammed Haruna then of the New Nigerian introduced me to Mallam Adamu Ciroma at the premises of the parliament building in Lagos where the session of the Constituent Assembly was held. Mallam Haruna a powerful writer, is now a National Commissioner at INEC whose weekly column is on recess…
Adamu Ciroma: A man of character
Mal. Adamu Ciroma, who died last Thursday was a statesman of uncommon gifts and outstanding ability and accomplishments. His versatility was legion; a Civil Servant, Journalist, Banker, Administrator, Politician.
Buhari, Bukola Saraki, Dogara, Atiku, others mourn Adamu Ciroma
Eminent Nigerians, including President Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have mourned former Minister of Finance and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Adamu Ciroma, who died yesterday. According to one of his political allies, Ciroma died yesterday afternoon at Turkish…
Adamu Ciroma dies at 83
A former Nigerian finance minister and founding member of the country's leading opposition party Alhaji Adamu Ciroma has died. He was 84 years old. Also a former governor of Nigeria's central bank, Adamu reportedly died at a hospital in Abuja on Thursday after a protracted illness. The pioneer editor of the New Nigerian newspaper was…
PDP denies merger talks with Tinubu, others
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT) has dismissed media reports of alliance talks with the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and others.