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Dasuki dealt in dollars

A source close to an ally of Sambo Dasuki, the beleaguered former National Security Adviser (NSA), has revealed how the retired colonel used to spend money while in office during the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan. Dasuki has been charged with diverting about $2.1bn meant for the war against Boko Haram for other purposes. Our source claims that the former …

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Goodluck to some of Buhari’s probes

A source has revealed that former president Goodluck Jonathan is in favour of some of the moves by the current president Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the misappropriation of public funds under the Jonathan administration. Jonathan is pleased because some of the corrupt acts involved some of his allies taking the money and not delivering in terms of votes during the …

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Wada thing to say to be reelected!

Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State is running for reelection on 21 November as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flagbearer. He told the crowd at a rally yesterday that he was “the first to apply for bailout money” from the federal government in order to pay the salaries of workers. He went on that the state had received 45bn naira …

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The confirmation of “business as usual”

The confirmation of Rotimi Amaechi, the former governor of Rivers State, as a minister by the Nigerian Senate was the “wake up and smell the coffee” moment for any Nigerian that had lingering hopes that President Muhammadu Buhari was against corruption and his regime was a “change” from the one that he replaced. Buhari campaigned on a platform of anti-corruption …

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Will Ike Ekweremadu get the Bukola Saraki treatment?

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu must be watching with some trepidation the drama engulfing Senate President Bukola Saraki over the latter’s alleged false declaration of assets. Saraki is in danger of being forced out of office if the Code of Conduct Tribunal finds him guilty of making a false asset declaration. Public officers in Nigeria are required to “submit to …

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Is Godswill Akpabio on the run?

There are uncomfirmed reports that Godswill Akpabio, the former governor of Akwa Ibom State, is currently in the United States and has no intention of returning to Nigeria soon, even though he is the minority leader in the Senate. Akpabio left Nigeria for treatment in a London Hospital early this month, following a road traffic accident in Abuja. This caused …

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The Federal Medical Centre Owo is bad for your health

An industrial dispute is going on between the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) and the management at the Federal Medical Centre in Owo, Ondo State. The dispute seems to be about the stoppage of some benefits to the doctors that was approved by the federal government. But rather than address the issue, Adeniran Kolajo, the interim Medical Director, claimed during …

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Orji Uzor Kalu as Fifa President

The former governor of Abia State Orji Uzor Kalu, who likes to be called “the Pillar of Sports in Africa” (a title he appropriated from the previous megalomaniac that used it, MKO Abiola), has thrown his hat in the ring for the Fifa presidency. Sepp Blatter, the current Fifa president, was forced to step down after US investigations revealed that …

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Nothing good can come out of this meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari met former president Olusegun Obasanjo at Aso Rock, the presidential villa, on Friday night. Both men did not reveal what was discussed. Buhari’s continued dealings with Obasanjo can’t be good news for Nigeria. The president has a tendency to heed the counsel of his former military colleagues. But Obasanjo is a major contributor to most of the …

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