Posts Tagged ‘Muhamadu Buhari’

Buhari’s Booby-traps as Early Warning Signals

By Oke Epia, The National Assembly has enormous powers granted it by the constitution of Nigeria. Most important of these is the power of appropriation which grants that the elected representatives of the people have the sole responsibility to determine and approve of how public revenues belonging to the government of the Federal Republic of […]

Sports For Security: What PMB Can Gain From Ifeanyi Uba, Others

By Atoye Ariyo, Two good things have happened to Nigerian Football League of recent. First, the Nigerian Premier League is enjoying a rare moment: more away victories are being recorded with impressive spectators and soccer fans coming out to cheer their teams. This is in addition to significant improvement in the good conduct of home […]

Keep Paying my Men or Risk new Insurgency in the Niger Delta – Ebi John

Enjoying a chilled cider in a hotel pool bar, former Nigerian militant leader Ebi John has a simple message for President Muhammadu Buhari – keep paying my men or risk a new insurgency in the Niger Delta. Tensions have been building in the southern swampland since Buhari said in his inauguration speech in May that […]

Buhari Lied, Boko Haram Still Holds Nigerian Territory – US Commander

Boko Haram is still holding territory in Northern Nigeria, commander of the US Africa Command (USAFRICOM), General David Rodriguez, has said. General Rodriguez’s claim challenges Nigeria’s official position on the seven-year old insurgency that has so far claimed about 20,000 lives and displaced 2.5 million people. Rodriguez’s assertion comes almost two months after President Muhammadu […]

Ibrahim Magu Appointed As Head Of EFCC, As Buhari Sacks Lamorde

Ibrahim Magu has been elevated to the position of chairman of the commission, This development follows after the removal of Ibrahim Lamorde. Mr. Magu was one of the early recruits into the EFCC by Mr. Ribadu. He is seen by peers as an incorruptible and courageous officer and then made the head of the sensitive EGU, […]

Buhari Appoints Ken-Saro Wiwa’s Killer Panel Member, Col. Ali as Customs Boss

By Yemi Adebowale Col. Hamid Ali (rtd), who was handpicked by the Abacha regime as a member of the kangaroo tribunal that sentenced renowned environmentalist and minority rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa to death by hanging, was on Thursday named by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). A statement by presidential spokesperson, Femi […]