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Governor Dankwambo urges his PDP colleagues to shelve the idea of a Dubai retreat

GOMBE State's Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo has his colleagues in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to shelve the idea of a lavish retreat in Dubai which they plan to hold later this month as the idea is insensitive.

 

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Ohaneze Ndigbo asks Garba Shehu to apologise for comparing them and Afenifere with Macban

PAN-cultural Igbo organisation Ohaneze Ndigbo has condemned a recent statement by President Muhammadu Buhari's spokesperson likening it to the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (Macban) saying there is no basis for comparison.

 

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Atiku says he will accept election tribunal verdict even it rules against him and declares Buhari winner

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has declared that he will accept the verdict of the Presidential Election Tribunal even if it rules that President Muhammadu Buhari was the winner of the elections he is challenging.

 

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Is Sanusi Lamido’s containment the start of Nigeria’s restructuring?

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) This week, we have been inundated with news about how the Kano State governor Abdullahi Ganduje aka Gandollar has waged war on the Emir of Kano Sanusi Lamido. Gandollar is unhappy about how the emir was opposed to his re-election after the governor was video taped receiving bribes to collect government contracts, so had the monarch probed and now is creating four more emirs in Kano to reduce Sanusi’s influence 

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Buhari to launch campaign against open defecation aimed at providing toilets everywhere by 2025

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is to launch a campaign against open defecation known as Clean Nigeria Use Toilet in a bid to bring about an end to the practice of Nigerians relieving themselves in public by 2025.

 

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Senate conforms Abike Dabiri-Erewa as Nigerian Diaspora Commission chairman

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's senior special adviser on foreign and diaspora affairs Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa has been confirmed by the senate as the new chairman and chief executive officer of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NDC).

 

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Ajimobi ridicules governors' appellation as chief security officers saying they need state police

GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has joined in ridiculing the appellation of chief security officer given to Nigeria's governors saying that the title is meaningless unless they are allowed to run state police forces.

 

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Buhari re-appoints Godwin Emefiele for five-year term CBN chairman in a surprise move

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has re-appointed Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor Godwin Emefiele for a second five-year term in a surprise development that will see him occupy the post until 2024.

 

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Court of Appeal floors Adeleke declaring Oyetola the winner of Osun State governorship election

GOVERNOR Gboyega Oyetola has won the latest round in the battle to govern Osun State after the Federal Court of Appeal declared him the winner of the September 2018 Osun State gubernatorial election earlier on today.

 

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Citizens developing at an evolutionary organic rate yet demand radical and revolutionary leadership 

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) Whenever I agonise over how under-developed Nigeria is and how developed it should be, I always ask myself whether we as a people are not responsible for our own plight. There is a popular school of thought that the masses are fine but the problem is just bad leadership. However, does this theory stand up to scrutiny?

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