My fears, hopes about 2019 elections - Part 2
Media men were harassed, beaten and some had their cameras smashed. From all indications, the most critical factor that would make or mar the 2019 election is the neutrality or otherwise of security agencies.
Buhari to attend climate change conference in Morocco
President Buhari will attend the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), also known as COP-22, in Marrakech.....
Buhari cautions vice-chancellors against reckless spending
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, cautioned Vice Chancellors of Federal Government owned universities against reckless spending of resources.
FG plans marshal plan for Northeast, says health minister
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that a high-powered task force is to be inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari to implement a six-month Marshal Plan to rebuild the Northeast in four critical areas.
Northern Governors’ US study tour: Understanding the motif and intentions
The recent study tour embarked upon by 10 governors from the northern part of the country brought the echoes of 1914 amalgamation of northern and southern protectorates. It was a journey planned for 19 and as a follow-up to an earlier exploratory...
How Biafra sentiment is raised at newsstands
Biafra, officially the Republic of Biafra, was a secessionist state in Eastern Nigeria that existed from 30 May 1967 to January 1970. It took its name from the Bight of Biafra, the Atlantic bay to its south.
If I were President Buhari
On assumption of office, I would have ordered a change for the Nigerian currency. That would have had more effect in the fight against corruption than chasing people about today.
Calls for cabinet change stalk Buhari’s change cabinet
For those harrowing first six months after the change government of President Muhammadu Buhari took the reins, one of the loudest discussions in the public space was the absence of a cabinet.
Zikirullahi: Cabinet has performed poorly on jobs
For us, one of the most fundamental issues this government has to deliver on is ensuring that young Nigerians, who campaigned tirelessly to give President Buhari the Presidency, get jobs.