Why Buhari’s government is failing – Ango Abdullahi

The spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) Ango Abdullahi, has blamed the seeming failures of President Muhammadu Buhari’s failures to bring visible development to the people on the political system in the country. According to him, Buhari is a good man who found himself in a wrong system that hamstrung the realization of his […]

Gov. loses two security aides within four days

Two security operatives attached to the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, have lost their lives within four days apart. The deceased included an operative of the Department of State Services (DSS), Wale Aderemi, and a mobile police officer, Busoye Olayinka. It was gathered that the incident has thrown the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta into […]

El-Rufai’s Morbid Fixation with Death of His Political Opponents

By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D There is no doubt that Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai embodies one of the most morbidly toxic strains of political intolerance in Nigeria. He exteriorizes his discomfort with opposition by literally wishing death upon his opponents or claiming credit for their death. At a Kaduna APC stakeholders’ meeting last Saturday, […]

Federal government traces secret account in Paris to IPOB…

Emerging reports say that the federal government has traced a secret bank account to Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group. The Nation reports that available intelligence says funds in the account were used by IPOB for its activities across the world. Some Nigerians were also discovered to have made huge deposits into the account in […]

Niger Boat Mishap: 12 Bodies Recovered, 18 Rescued

The Niger state Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA) has confirmed that 12 bodies of victims of boat mishap in River Kaduna had been recovered while 18 of the victims have been rescued alive. Alhaji Ibrahim Inga, Director General of the agency, who confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Monday, said […]

Help us recover looted funds, Buhari tells UN Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has told a gathering of over 150 world leaders that recovery of stolen wealth from Nigeria will only be possible through their cooperation. Buhari said this while delivering his speech at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday. The President further stated that ISIS fighters who were under […]

FG, Jonathan disagree on proposed S’West, S’South military operations

The Federal Government and former President Goodluck Jonathan have disagreed on the planned military operation in the South-South and the South-West code-named Operation Crocodile Smile. Jonathan, who spoke on Tuesday, believed it was an anomaly for soldiers to be deployed for internal security, a responsibility that is meant for the police, saying the deployment of troops […]