Certificate Saga: Shittu admits non- participation in NYSC, insists he did not breach the law
The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, has admitted that he did not participate in the mandatory one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme...
Jim Ovia: All hail iconic banker at book launch
“When the dust settles and the definitive history of contemporary Africa is written, Jim Ovia will be prominently cited as one of the founding fathers of Africa’s modern banking system.
Nigeria in sorry state under Buhari, says Turaki
A former Minister of Special Duties, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, yesterday reviewed the state of affairs in Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari and declared, “the country is in a sorry state.”
Debts: Road to second slavery - Part 2
The conditionality channel was in fact most influential. It was the anticipation of possible debt cancellation that broke the political deadlock that had prevented policy reforms for a long time. Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala got lots of plaudits from this brilliant move that saved Nigeria the much sought after $18 billion debt relief. Although this writer…
Confusion over Adeleke’s police invitation
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered the Inspector General of Police, Abubakar Idris, to halt the planned invitation to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant in Saturday’s Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke.
Tie Buhari’s return to performance, Arewa leaders tell electorate
Nigerians should ascertain if President Muhammadu has fulfilled the campaign promises of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in deciding to re-elect him next year, according to the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF).
Why Buhari does not deserve a second term, by militants
Citing Nigeria’s debt profile and spate of killings across the country, 14 militant groups, under the aegis of Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators (CNDA), have kicked against President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid.
Bafarawa, Mark canvass better governance, transparent primaries, others
In its determination to provide a better alternative to the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government next year, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirants are doing everything possible to oust President Muhammadu Buhari from office.