Buhari Seeks International Help To Curb Corruption In Oil Sector

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Malta urged the international community to do more to support the Federal Government’s efforts to curb corruption in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. Speaking at a group meeting of Commonwealth leaders on corruption chaired by Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain, President Buhari said that corruption in the oil sector […]

Buhari Challenges Africa’s Public Broadcasters On Rich Content Development

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged public broadcasters in Africa to pay attention to the creation of content in order to take their rightful place and be a catalyst for growth. Declaring open the 9th African Union of Broadcasting (AUB) General Assembly in Abuja on Thursday, the President, who was represented by the Minister of Information […]

I Did Not Shun Ondo APC Meeting, Says Prof. Daramola

My attention has just been drawn to a story published in The Punch Newspaper of Monday, November 16th, 2015 titled “Minister Shuns Ondo APC meeting, leaders kick” and The Nation Newspaper November 17th, 2015, titled “Daramola Shuns Ondo APC” and some other national dailies. According to the publications, I, Prof. Cladius Daramola shunned a meeting […]

Senate Approves World Bank Loan For Lagos State

Reprieve may have come to Lagos State Government as the Senate on Wednesday approved $200 million World Bank loan it applied for. The approval followed a submission and consideration of the report of the Senate ad-hoc committee on Local and Foreign Debts headed by Senator Kabiru Gaya and seven others which considered the loan request. […]

We Spent Only N2.3 Billion, Not N6 Billion On Presidential Aircrafts-Presidency

The presidency has dismissed the reports in some quarters that it spent the sum of N6b on the Maintenance of presidential Air fleet (PAF) in the last 6 months. The Senior Special Assistant to the president on media and publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, in a statement said that only N2.3b had been spent contrary to […]

Setting Agenda For Buhari’s Ministers By Dayo Ojerinde

  Prior to the inauguration, several lists have been circulated in the social media, but many pundits got it wrong when President Muhammadu Buhari read the names of the ministers. Let’s leave the politics behind the selection and the screening process and get down to work. Nigeria is in a critical stage where there’s no […]

Our War Against Corruption Will Be Fought Within The Ambit Of The Law – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari reaffirmed Monday in Abuja that his administration will give full regard to due process and the rule of law in the prosecution of its war against corruption. Speaking at an audience with a delegation from the Foursquare Gospel Church, President Buhari restated his commitment to recovering stolen funds, but stressed that the […]

We Do Not Plan To Rig Kogi Governorship Election, Buhari Tells PDP

Contrary to what the Peoples Democratic Party’s claim that President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), plan to rig Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State in favour of APC, the President on Monday debunked the claim, saying he does not intend to do anything like that. The PDP, in a statement […]