Nigeria Politics

Five years of President Muhammadu Buhari: We’re glad he came our way – Perspectives by Femi Adesina

Who are the ‘we?’ Speak for yourself only, some cynics would say on merely seeing the headline of this piece.They would add: “You can talk because you are in government, earning ‘fat’...

Buhari’s Fuji house of commotion – Perspectives by Fredrick Nwabufo

The Buhari administration did not prime itself for leadership but for power. The regime has titillated more attention from controversies stoked by internecine scrimmages than from any milestone project. It has been five years of intrigues,...

Imo League of Patriots erupts: Governor Uzodinma a total failure after just 100 days in office

A socio-political pressure group, Imo League of Patriots - ILP has taken a swipe at the administration of Senator Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, describing it as an all-round failure.

President Buhari mourns Shehu of Bama

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing of the Emir of Bama, Kyari Ibn El-Kanemi, describing him as "a humble and unassuming traditional ruler.”"The demise of Kyari El-Kanemi is not...

The tragedy of the Abba Kyari surrogate presidency – Perspectives by Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D.

Premium Times’ February 17 unmasking of National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno’s secret memo, which revealed that Abba Kyari, Buhari’s Chief of Staff, exercises presidential powers on Buhari’s behalf, is only the official confirmation of what I have written...

Lagos lawmakers say embattled Speaker Obasa bought them SUVs because they begged him

A statement sent to TODAY NEWS AFRICA by the office of the Speaker read:Lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday dispelled claims in some quarters that the purchase of...

BMO to PDP: Explain how you spent $5billion Abacha loot

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has challenged the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to explain how the $5bn (N1.8 trillion) recovered from the family of the former head of state, Sani Abacha, between 1999 and 2015, was...

Buhari government to SERAP: We have no record on spending of $5 billion Abacha loot

The Buhari administration has told the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it has no records on the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha and...

As Emir Sanusi becomes history – Perspectives by Abiodun Komolafe

To Nigerians, that the 14th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has been dethroned is incontrovertibly established. However, the nuances and the sociological imports of his dethronement should not be lost on the society. To start with, the allegations made against the deposed Emir were,...

Nigeria senate passes CAMA amendment bill

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed the Corporate and Allied Matters Act amendment bill, 2020.The passage of the bill by the upper chamber was sequel to a clause-by-clause consideration of the bill...

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South Africa launches $6 billion COVID-19 employment stimulus

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Principality of Andorra becomes IMF’s 190th Member

The Principality of Andorra joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, becoming the Fund's 190th member.Ambassador...

Eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now highly unlikely amid COVID-19 – Report

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IMF’s Georgieva says second round of support coming to Africa but Oxfam argues debt cancelation the only way out of COVID-19 turmoil

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Ms. Kristalina Georgieva said on Wednesday that the Washington DC-based institution is...

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