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Let’s Gird Our Loins

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

Media: The Buhari Albatross

How long did it take you to buy fuel into your car last week? And, at what cost, time and money? Now, how much of that hard-earned fuel did you burn in unnecessary traffic jam, much of it caused by queues at the few filling stations dispensing fuel? It is a cycle; we were at

Buhari Inaugurates Transition Committee

Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian the president-elect, inaugurated a 19-member Transition Committee to liaise with its Federal Government counterpart to ensure a smooth transfer of power. They were inaugurated on Wednesday in Abuja. A statement issued in Abuja by Lai Mohammed, the national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, said the terms of reference of

U.S. Pledges Support for Buhari’s Administration

The Unites States has expressed readiness to support the administration of Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s President-elect, in all issues of common concern. Joe Biden, US Vice President, disclosed this in a telephone conversation with Buhari. Biden congratulated the President-elect and Nigerians in general, noting that the United States is willing to expand collaboration with Nigeria in

I Can’t Promise To Find Chibok Girls -Buhari

As Nigerians mark the first anniversary of the kidnapping of Chibok girls by the Boko Haram sect in Borno, northeast Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari president-elect, has said that he cannot promise to find the 219 girls who are still missing. “We do not know if the Chibok girls can be rescued. Their whereabouts remain unknown. As

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