Tag: Buhari

Ex-Niger Delta Warlord Ateke Tom Denies Threatening Buhari

As pro-Biafran agitators threaten to resume protest on Monday, former Niger Delta agitator, High Chief Ateke Tom, has denied giving President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government 14 days ultimatum to grant Biafra freedom or face fresh agitation in the oil rich Niger Delta. It was alleged that the warlord had[Read More…]

Jude Ndukwe: The Arms Deal Probe and the Corruption of Tyranny

The current administration’s fight against corruption which was one of the cardinal campaign promises through which they rode to power is highly commendable but only to the undiscerning mind. The figures being reeled out so far from the anti-corruption crusade are nothing but the product of political actors who masquerade[Read More…]

Hardship Awaits Nigerians If Buhari Continues Pursuing Treasury Looters – Pastor Ashimolowo

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to adopt the Pareto’s Principle in governance, where just 20 per cent of governance time is dedicated to the past, “otherwise, it will take forever for majority of Nigerians to see changes.” which in paraphrasing means hardship awaits the people as long as so much[Read More…]

How To Escape Buhari’s Anti-corruption Strokes By Festus Ogun

It is known to all and sundry that the main mission of Buhari’s government is to combat the Kilimanjaro height of corruption in Nigeria. This is no more news to anybody. Since the emergence of President Buhari, series of past government officials have been arrested due to the public yams[Read More…]

The War Begging Buhari’s Attention By Okey Ndibe

Nigerians are in the midst of a familiar feeding frenzy. On the menu this time, former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. Prosecutors allege that Mr. Dasuki, a retired colonel of the Nigerian Army, took more than $2 billion that was budgeted for military weapons and divvied it up among highly[Read More…]

Okey Ndibe: Emperor Buhari, Or Plain Poor Communicator?

As Muhammadu Buhari ran for the fourth—and decisive—time for the Nigerian Presidency, his handlers cast him as a man purged of the dictatorial tendencies and inflexible disposition that marked his time as Nigeria’s military ruler. Behold, the candidate’s adroit handlers hailed, a reformed emperor, a convert to democratic ways. Nobel[Read More…]

Remi Oyeyemi: Buhari’s Budget 2016, A Consolidation Of Corruption

By Remi Oyeyemi “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes[Read More…]

Forget Dasukigate: It’s Us-gate By Okey Ndibe

For the past several weeks, Nigerians on social media have made a big sport of what we’ve styled “Dasukigate—with an imitative eye to the Richard Nixon-era Watergate. The made-in-Nigeria Dasukigate has arisen from astonishing allegations that detail how Sambo Dasuki, who served as National Security Adviser under former President Goodluck[Read More…]

Idang Alibi: Buhari And The Principal Of My School

In the early 70s, precisely 1973, when children of my age were going to secondary school, I gained admission to a Mission school known as N.K.S.T. Secondary School in Adikpo in the then Benue Plateau State. There, we met Mr.Vanger who was the principal. About a year and a half[Read More…]

Buhari Made Over 15 Foreign Trips In Seven Months – Report

President Muhammadu Buhari has so far travelled out of Nigeria over 17 times since his inauguration as the President on May 29 2015.   Since his inauguration, there is no month Buhari did not travel out of the country on official engagements. At a time, Nigerians especially those on Twitter[Read More…]