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Tinubu is very angry with Buhahari and plotting against him

Bobo Chicago Bola Tinubu is said to be very mad at the way he is being treated by president-elect Buhahahari. Tinubu, who was one of the main financiers of the Buhahari campaign, has slowly been marginalised by the incoming administration. The former Lagos State governor thought he would decide who should be in the transition committe, but Buhahari only allowed …

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Buhahari’s farm in Daura

President-elect Buhahari’s farm in Daura, Katsina State looks pretty modest. The man himself claimed he owns about 150 cows. Many commentators are using this as an example of Buhahari’s frugal and incorruptible lifestyle. A few words of caution here. While the farm appears modest for a former Head of State, in comparison with the palatial homes of the likes of …

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Privatisation of PHCN is fraud – electricity union

The National Union of Electricity Employees has claimed that the privatisation of power supply in Nigeria is a fraud. The fraud included handing over 200bn naira (about $1bn) of public funds to the private sector. General Secretary of the union Joe Ajaero said: “We want to say, as a union that the sham called privatization should be revisited. If privatisation, …

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From Madam Due Process to Madam No Empirical Evidence

Oby Ezekwesili, the former minister for education and frontwoman for the Bring Back Our Girls movement, followed up on Twitter from her farcical appearance on Al Jazeera’s “Head to head”, in which she suggested that her ex boss and former president Olusegun Obasanjo was not corrupt, with a number of tweets claiming that there was no “empirical evidence” of Obasanjo’s …

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Levels don “change”

A source very close to Rotimi Amaechi, the outgoing governor of Rivers State, has revealed that the APC slogan of “change” means for Amaechi and his cronies moving from embezzling public funds at state level to federal level. The source claims that Amaechi is likely to be appointed either minister for petroleum, or chief of staff to Buhahari or secretary …

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Comedian against comedian: Rochas Okorocha v Uche Ogbuagu

Rochas Okorocha, who has just been returned as governor of Imo State, has sued comedian Uche Ogbuagu aka Bad Condition for 10bn Naira (approximately $50.2m) because of an album released during the campaign by Ogbuagu. The comedy album titled “Ka opuo” (roughly translated as “he should get out”) featured Ogbuagu, who in typical fashionn, narrates humourously a litany of excesses …

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Who left the blacks out?

What some of us suspected a long time ago has been revealed in a new book about racism in English football, “Pitch Black” by Emy Onuora. It claims that former England manager Graham Taylor, who was in charge from 1990 to 1993, told Richie Moran, an anti-racism activist and ex player, that two English FA “suits” tried to lean on …

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