Tag Archives: Muhamadu Buhari

Arewa Groups Tackle FG Over Shoddy Palliative Distribution, Demand Accountability

CNG protest non-registration of Shege ka Fasa Arewa Groups

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has urged President Muhammdu Buhari led federal government to come up with transparent mode of the distribution of the palliatives across the country. The group also demanded that method of identifying and reaching out to the vulnerable groups in country should be clear and verifiable. The position of the coalition, comprising of some notable ...

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Kaduna, El-Rufai and Impending Inferno by Mike Odeh James

Over the years Kaduna has been a testing ground for all kinds ideas. When Sani Yerima first introduced Sharia, it was not effective in Zamfara, he had to visit Kaduna and test its popularity with the Muslim Unmah. Although many didn’t fully grasp the ‘true intention’ of Bakura, they swallowed it whole until Kaduna burned down.    El Rufai became ...

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CBN Explains Why It Hired Buhari’s Relatives Secretly

Sequel to the explosive discovery that the central bank of Nigeria secretly hired relatives of president Muhammadu Buhari and other top shots, authorities at the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has disclosed the reason for its recent secret hiring process. The apex bank said it opted for a secret process of hiring new staff in the past two years because ...

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Kogi Set To Defend Citizens Against Fulani Attacks

Prevention, they say, is better than cure. The incessant attack of Fulani herdsmen across the country and no tangible effort by the government to address the issue has necessitated the need for self protection in Kogi State. As a fall-out from the recent attack on their communities by Fulani herdsmen, local government authorities in the three local government areas in ...

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El-Rufai Wants To Remove Buhari – Shehu Sani

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has been accused of “thinking of removing President Muhammadu Buhari. ”In an explosive interview with newsmen, Mr. Sani said, “It would be counter-productive for the Governor to start thinking of evicting Buhari in 2019 to be thePresident of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. “El-Rufai should do his job and stop putting his eyes on the Presidency.” ...

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Nigeria Issues Stern Warning to North Korea

In what could to be likened to whispering in the crowd of drunk people, the Federal Government of Nigeria has warned the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea not to do anything that can jeopardise peace in the Korean Peninsula and the world. The federal government was reacting for the first time to last Sunday’s Ballistic Missile fired by the Northern Korea, which has drawn global condemnation and threats ...

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Nigerian Customs: HOW THE OFFICER IN CHARGE OF KARU STORE ALLEGEDLY AUCTIONS OUT AND DUPED UNSUSPECTING NIGERIANS

The Hamid Ali led Nigeria Customs Service is truly out to uproot the perennial corruption that has bedevilled the Nigeria Customs Service from the echelons to the lowest cadre staff.  It is no news that Customs Officers during previous regimes have been alleged to have enriched themselves in untamed corrupt practices thereby denying the nation revenue that should have accrued ...

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Buhari Demands Speedy Trial Of Treasury Looters

The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhamadu Buhari  has submitted a request for record-time trial of alleged looters of the nation’s treasury  to the leadership of the judiciary led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmud Mohammed. Our correspondent  gathered that Buhari is demanding a time-frame to such trials, with 90 days (three months) reportedly proposed. Judges, ...

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Buhari’s Economic Policy Hurting our Businesses In Nigeria – US Commerce Secretary

According to US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, the Nigerian government’s foreign exchange policies over the past year are hindering the ability of US companies to do business in Nigeria.   US companies have “been quite explicit it’s a barrier to trade,” Pritzker said in an interview on Monday in Lagos.   The CBN, with Buhari’s backing, has tried stop the ...

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Death To Nigeria’s Steel Subsector: Long Live Nigeria Steel Subsector by Henry Agbonika

In the last couple of days, Ajaokuta Steel Company has resurfaced in the mainstream media with calls by various stakeholders for its resuscitation. No doubt the moribund steel plant conceptualized in 1958 holds lots of promises for the country. The entire project is located on 24,000 hectares Greenfield land mass with the plant itself sitting on 800 hectares of land ...

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