Who becomes Nigeria’s new IGP after Adamu

By Emmanuel Copi Iriogbe, Abuja. The current administration under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has been accused in several quarters of not adhering to the principle of federal charracter in his appointment of public officers since he came to power in 2015. Many instances abound in the country where most appointments are skewed in favour of peopm from his north geo-political zone at the detriment of the south. ADVERTISEMENT A cursory look at top management officials in the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation ,NNPC,throws up what many allude to as…

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OPINION: CORRUPTION: BUHARI AND THE PERMISSIVE DESTRUCTION OF NIGERIA.

CORRUPTION: BUHARI AND THE PERMISSIVE DESTRUCTION OF NIGERIA. BY JAMIL AFEGBUA. AUG, 19, 2020.   It is benumbing to see how much of decay we now presently suffer in the hands of bad governance occasioned by poor leadership and administrative incompetence. It is deepening everyday, digging into the cesspit of bottled anger, intemperate corruption, mutual suspicion within the ethnic faultlines, nepotism and massive insecurity.   The government runs in circles, dancing “azonto” on the grave of so many Nigerians who have been mauled down by killers on prowl in the…

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OPINION: NOW, WHO WILL COMFORT BISHOP KUKAH

By Barrister Mike Ozekhon, SAN Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, that fiery cleric, social critic, rights Activist and intellectual prodigy on the pulpit, lost his mother in questioning. I CONDOLER condoled with him by SMS and whatsapp message when his number wpas not going through. But, I kept on asking myself one question: “who will comfort Bishop Kukah?”uThis question is relevant, considering the fact that this charismatic, fecund and fNOW, WHO WILL COMFORT BISHOP KUKAH? Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, that fiery cleric, social critic, rights Activist and intellectual prodigy on the…

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OPINION: The Oshiomhole in us All

By Francis Ilenloa Igberaese, Ph.D Who is the intellectual that didn’t know even right from 2016 that it wasn’t possible for Oshiomole and Obaseki to be friends for so long? Who doesn’t know that the way of the educated person is always a threat to the uneducated or a half baked? At is it in Robert Glen’s 48 Laws of Power, Obaseki has outshined his master; in performance and in building harmonious living across the Edo State, resulting to Oshiomole’s anger. Obaseki doesn’t even know how he had offended Oshiomole…

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OPINION : EXPRESSO 》》OH DEAR, THE FLAGSHIP IS SINKING

BY Steve Osuji THERE WAS ONCE A NEWSPAPER: Nigerian journalist of the 80s and 90s not practising in the The Guardian, was simply a landlubber. It was not for nothing that it was nicknamed THE FLAGSHIP OF NIGERIA’S JOURNALISM. “Sooner or later, you will read THE GUARDIAN,” had been emblazoned on billboards as teasers weeks before it was launched in February, 1983. It was a revelation, a new testament for Nigeria journalism, a fresh beginning and if you like, and a coup of sort! The Guardian rethought and indeed, reinvented…

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OPINION: GIVE THE PRESIDENCY TO THE IBO

By Pastor Chris Okonofua I am enameled by your convictions, tenacity and strategies. I am convinced however that although your calculations are right, you are doing it ultimately for your personal goals and gains. I have no quarrel with that!. It must be factored into it or you will lose your passion. David asked his brothers ‘ what’s in it for the man who will kill Goliath?’ So, yes, you are right – my stomach couched in national interest! I agree that something dramatic has to happen for PDP to…

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A Constitutional Lawyer, believes Obaseki has issues with his certificates.

Prof. Edoba Omoregie, Professor of Constitutional Law University of Benin and Director Nigeria Institute of Legislative Studies, Abuja has this to say about the Obaseki debacle in reply to a post by his friend and an Obaseki supporter, Eromosele Igbegu   Politics is not a mathematical game. The people who you think are disillusioned today, will change their minds in the next few days. September is a long time away. Let’s face it, how can a man going for an interview for sponsorship have issues with the documents he claims,…

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OPINION: What Realy does BOSS Mustapha want from power Ministry?

By Edem Edem Anyone reading through a circular dated 19th May, 2020, from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) will only arrive at one solemn fact: Boss Mustapha is untowardly interested in goings on in the power sector. And his actions have begin to re-inforce talks in various quarters that he is a major beneficiary of the proceeds of darkness. The circular, in short, was a direct response to the sacking of the TCN MD by President Muhammadu Buhari on the recommendation of the…

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OPINION: Cesspool of Corruption: How the Space dream was killed in Nigeria

*NASRDA: Nigeria’s latest home of corruption President Muhammadu Buhari does not need a binocular to discover the tiny hands of some fat rats in the legislative and executive arms of government who have perfected the scientific looting of the Space Agency – the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA). Already, the rot in the agency as a result of high-tech looting, scientific fraud, organized maladministration and favouritism are on all fours in the Abuja based Agency. Investigations revealed that several billions of Naira and man-hours spent in launching Nigeria…

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PRESS RELEASE: N119bn Fraud Query: Suspend Fed. Perm Sec Umar Bello Now, CWAI Advises FG

The attention of Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI), Abuja, has been drawn to the monumental allegations of misconduct and fraud levied against Dr Mohammed Umar Bello, former Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture (presently Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology). On Tuesday, 19th May, 2020, the Nigerian media published a query issued Dr. Bello by the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation. Dated 11th May, 2020, the query bordered on “Allegations of Acts of Serious Misconduct in Your Former…

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