On a day that the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists shattered the peace of Borno State with multiple bombings, the Federal Government charged the intelligence community...
4 Jul 2021
The crowd at the coronation ceremony of the 15th Emir of Kano, Alh Aminu Ado Bayero, yesterday, was taken aback and temporarily confused, as two powerful emissaries came to deliver different messages
8 Mar 2021
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and the Chairman Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha
23 Nov 2020
It was always there, but I didn’t appreciate it: Love and more important appreciation. It is possible to love without appreciation; especially if one is coming from and within the fog of entitlement.
14 Sep 2019
"If you give a good idea to a mediocre team, they will screw it up. If you give a mediocre idea to a brilliant team, they will come up with something better," so wrote the great economics researcher, Edward Catmull, describing how people are ultimately more important than ideas. As leaders, one of our cardinal…
8 Sep 2019
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins has admonished both old and new ministers to serve the nation with utmost diligence and a deep sense of patriotism in their various ministries, to help President Muhammadu Buhari move the nation to greater heights. Martins, who spoke through his Acting Director of Social…
27 Aug 2019
With the assignment of portfolios to the new ministers, the fireworks that went with their appointment and screening have come to an end. We are now in another stage, the stage of facing the assignment.
12 Aug 2019
There is no worse mistake in public leadership than to hold out false hopes soon to be swept away-Winston S Churchill (the hinge of fate). For most Nigerian youths today, there is just no way of analyzing the list of 43 ministerial nominees...
6 Aug 2019
The Federal Government Tuesday rescheduled its 2-day induction retreat and swearing-in programme for ministers-designate from Aug. 15 to Aug.16 to Aug 19 to Aug. 20. Mr Babatunde Lawal, the Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation made the announcement in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja.…
30 Jul 2019
Nigeria's President may swear in his 43 ministerial nominees on Wednesday following their confirmation by the country's upper house of assembly. The lawmakers ended the screening of Buhari's nominees for ministerial appointments on Tuesday and approved all the 43 persons sent in by the president. But the portfolio for each of the nominees is still…
25 Jul 2019
The Managing Director, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Kuru, has disclosed that political officeholders including ministers and lawmakers (names withheld), are among the 350 Obligors that account for over 80 percent of the N5.5 trillion debts it inherited as a result of non-performing loans (NPLs) in the country.
7 Jul 2019
As stakeholders and ordinary citizens get impatient over the delay by President Muhammadu Buhari to send his list of ministerial nominees to the Senate for their input and vetting, there were strong indications yesterday that the list will be out this week.