Obasanjo, seven governors and Buhari’s second term

UNTIL some two weeks ago, before the herdsmen rage exploded again upon Benue State, it was taken for granted that President Muhammadu Buhari would be seeking a second term, regardless of his age and controversial record in office for the past two years and more. Not only was he seemingly persuaded in his own mindRead More

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Fayose indisputably right on $1bn ECA fund

IN his argument to support the one billion dollars Excess Crude Fund (ECA) approval given to the federal government by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), the Governor of Zamfara State and chairman of the NGF, Abdulaziz Yari, said the agreement was reached in November at one of their meetings. He did not say whether theRead More

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Fayose indisputably right on $1bn ECA fund

IN his argument to support the one billion dollars Excess Crude Fund (ECA) approval given to the federal government by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), the Governor of Zamfara State and chairman of the NGF, Abdulaziz Yari, said the agreement was reached in November at one of their meetings. He did not say whether theRead More

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Saraki, Shettima on Jonathan

IN their brief addresses at a book presentation in Abuja two Thursdays ago, both Senate President Bukola Saraki and Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, made very unflattering remarks about ex-president Goodluck Jonathan’s leadership style and quality. “No matter what you say about him,” began Dr Saraki sanctimoniously, “I don’t think he was someone who wasRead More

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Between Nigeria Airways and tollgates

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and his aides have in the past few weeks been talking of the pressures on the government to establish a national carrier like the defunct Nigeria Airways, and rebuild the myriad of toll gates ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo woke up one morning and obliterated. So far, on the national airline matter, the presidentRead More

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Between Nigeria Airways and tollgates

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and his aides have in the past few weeks been talking of the pressures on the government to establish a national carrier like the defunct Nigeria Airways, and rebuild the myriad of toll gates ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo woke up one morning and obliterated. So far, on the national airline matter, the presidentRead More

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