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Buhari Expected Back Today

Buhari Expected Back Today

Buhari Expected Back Today President Muhammadu Buhari is expected back in Nigeria anytime from now. The president, who had been away in London, since May 7, for medical reasons, is said to be set for a return and would address the nation on Monday, August 21. This was revealed this morning by Femi Adesina, his

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Curing Nigeria’s Oil Curse

Salif Atojoko, deputy general editor, business and special project was in the middle of an investigation for a major story, the development of which he reported to the editorial board. “Great efforts, encouraging leads,” so said the editors. But the board decided that while that investigation was going on, we should do another story, one

Boko Haram’s Genocide: How Buhari Can Stop It

Just as we were rounding off production of this edition last week something happened: two bombs went off in Damaturu, capital of Yobe State, while Muslims were gathering for the Eid-el Fitri prayers. By the time the security men counted the losses, 50 fatalities had been recorded. These are parts of the painful effects of

Let’s Gird Our Loins

Joseph Wayas beat Justice Atake with one vote to emerge as Senate president in 1979. Surprisingly, some Unity Party of Nigeria, UPN’s senators were rumoured to have voted for Wayas against their party’s directive. Gayus Bulama of former Gongola State, did not hide his option for Wayas. Atake was UPN. As it stood in the

Empty Treasury: PDP Berates Buhari, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that the claim by President Muhammadu Buhari that he inherited an empty treasury cannot be reconciled with the earlier assertion by Lai Mohammed, National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, that the new administration has achieved in three weeks what the immediate past administration did not

Buhari Should Support Lawmakers To Reduce FG’s Powers – Akpabio

Godswill Akpabio, the outgoing Governor of Akwa Ibom State, has asked the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to support the 8th National Assembly in reducing the powers of the Federal Government and allow the state governments to have more power. The governor, who claimed that Nigeria was operating a unitary state because of the enormous powers of

Buhari: Japan Promises Improved Ties with Nigeria

Shinzo Abe, Japanese Prime Minister, has assured Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s President-elect, that his country would strongly support the Nigerian government under his in coming administration. In a special message delivered to Buhari by the Japanese Embassy officials in Abuja, the Prime Minister described Buhari’s victory at the recently concluded presidential election as a success for

Can Buhari Solve the Subsidy Logjam?

The fuel scarcity that started towards the end of last month lingered last week, thus increasing stress to the pockets and the health of Nigerians. The tango between petroleum products marketers and the outgoing government even compounded the pains on the people. This is because it remains unresolved, and that with little consideration for consumers

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