Wednesday , 18 October 2017

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Buhari Departs Nigeria For Turkey Today

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to leave for Istanbul, Turkey, today, October 18, to participate in the ninth Summit of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation (D-8) slated for Oct. 20. The members of D-8 include Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Turkey. In a statement issued on Tuesday ... Read More »

How Buhari’s Politics Under-Develops Nigeria

How Buhari’s Politics Under-Develops Nigeria, By Mbasekei Martin Obono CLICK here to read more opinion articles In the 70s, a strong wind of Pan-Africanism blew across the African continent, borderlines drawn by colonialism began to fade and the continent shrank even further. Proponents of Pan-Africanism held a strong belief that ... Read More »

NNPC Crisis: What Buhari Told Me – Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Energy, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has for the first time opened up on what President Muhammadu Buhari told him after a brief meeting at the Presidential Villa last week. The response was with respect to the controversial memo he wrote against the Group ... Read More »

Osinbajo Admits Granting N640 Billion Oil Contracts For NNPC

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has admitted that he granted authorisation to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for two oil contracts worth N640 billion. A statement issued on the verified account of the presidential spokesperson, Laolu Akande, said Mr. Osinbajo approved the contracts in his capacity as acting president in ... Read More »

(OPINION): 2019: May Buhari Not Contest

There will be much talk about Buhari’s disposition: how he not only failed to stop medical tourism as he promised but has probably spent the highest sum of public money ever on his health. This year, he has spent almost six months abroad treating an unknown ailment, and there is ... Read More »

Kachikwu, Baru And The NNPC Debacle

Kachikwu, Baru And The NNPC Debacle – Reuben Abati CLICK here to read more opinion articles The current NNPC debacle is probably the most embarrassing, even if mercifully, eye-opening crisis in the history of that nationally strategic institution since its creation in 1977. I seek in the following commentary to ... Read More »

Issues Arising From Dr. Ibe Kachukwu’s Leaked Letter

Issues Arising From Dr. Ibe Kachukwu’s Leaked Letter, By Femi Falana CLICK here to read more opinion articles The people of Nigeria were surprised last week to read the embarrassing petition of the minister of state in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachukwu, addressed to President Buhari pertaining ... Read More »

Ibe Kachikwu’s NNPC Scandal Proves Abami Eda Truly Lives On

Ibe Kachikwu’s NNPC Scandal Proves Abami Eda Truly Lives On By Anthony Ademiluyi CLICK here to read more opinion articles The Afrobeat Maestro, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was synonymous with the fight against the hydra-headed monster of corruption using the instrumentality of music. Asserting himself with pristine authority on the stage, he ... Read More »

NNPC Crisis: Buhari To Meet With Kachikwu On Friday

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, is expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, October, 6, according to sources close to Aso Villa. It is understood that the meeting which was initially scheduled to hold today was shifted to tomorrow at 11am. The meeting comes barely ... Read More »