Published:18 Apr, 2012









Who shall narrate our chronicles?

Of the times we lived in huts and caves

Wrapped in leaves as the elements battered our delicate skins

Fashioned tools and weapons with stones and sticks

Conquered beasts and terrains with our bare hands

Created communities and appointed leaders from amongst us

Buried our children as they died of unknown diseases

Vainly battled against malevolent forces

Our futile sacrifices to dead gods recursively unacknowledged

Our voodoo and jinxes ineffective




Who shall narrate our chronicles?

Of our capture and imprisonment on our own soil

By the fair-pigmented demon

Our exile to an unknown land

Forced to work amidst canes of sugar and apples of pine

Our ingestive apertures sealed with impenetrable latches

As we built modern “Babel towers,”

Died within the rows and ridges

Buried enmass in colossal doors in the floor

Correctively raped by our depraved taskmasters

Ironically modeled into gladiators for their pleasure

As we toiled amidst blood and sand in the arena much to their sick delight




Who shall narrate our chronicles?

Of our return from ostracism

The demise of our valiant heroes

Whose candor and nerve contributed to their expiration,

Our reclamation of our isolated domains,

The rebuildings and recoveries of seized territories,

Our struggles and tussles for total freedom from our bleached captors

Our plots and coups against the hands of tyranny,

Our amalgamation and unification after relentless toil,

As the white-green striped emblem danced in the skies.

The replacement of our conquerors with our liberators,

Those we put all our hopes in.

Their betrayal and perfidy

As our costs of living soared calamitously.

Our security degenerated to a new low.




Who shall narrate our chronicles?

Of the upheaval by the camoflagued warlords,

The penetration of government echelons by smart illiterates,

The silence in the streets of all and sundry,

The hushed whispers in chambers and closets,

The cries, torture and deaths in prison cells,

The satirical lyrics by the brave panted crusader,

his euphony and message striking a chord.

The spicy words of the brilliant white-haired intellectual,

As he voiced his disapproval time and again

The hangings and slaughters of the martyrs

As the powers that be rotated the control amongst themselves.




Who shall narrate our chronicles?

Of the return of the flowing garment to supremacy

After the demise of the apple-munching fiend

and the completion of a solar revolution by the meek legionnaire.

Of the wastes and mismanagements

Draining away our hopes and expectations

The exponential augmentation of living costs,

The scarcity of the once abundant energy fuel,

The hikes in prices of the previously abundant grains

The corruption and infiltration by sensational high-ranking petty thieves,

The passing of “The Umbrella” from idiot to fool to buffoon,

The kidnaps and tussles in the South

The cries for liberation in the East

The voiceless dependence on prayers in the West

The bombings and beheadings in the North

The pointless agendas and policies

The incessant Massacre of the lingua franca by the Queen Bee

The continued martial hold on the nation by a fearsome trio

The mishaps and strifes and rituals.




Who shall narrate our chronicles?

When finally we cease to be

When all that’s left is dust and smoke

Our lands finally blown apart

Our culture completely disintegrated

And aliens our lands gradually rebuild

Who shall be left to tell these stories?

And who indeed shall be left to listen?




Oreoluwa Aboluwarin

Abeokuta Nigeria

I blog at www.aboluwarin.com

Join me on twitter: @oreoluwade


  1. Shadado says:

    An Excellent, Explicit Explanans. Splendid Splendor.

  2. Emmanuel says:

    great piece, thot proviking

  3. Femi says:

    cool stuff…. who flow is superb! who will indeed be left to listen… dats d more pertinent question..

  4. Femi thanks! Yeah, you’re spot on…who shall indeed be left to listen. I hope we don’t all perish with the wave of idiocy coursing through the land before a change is made.

  5. Adenipekun Oludamailare says:

    Who shall narrate our chronicles of times when politically senseless idiots held our nation at ransom and left ????e state coffers prostrate…who shall narrate our chronicles? Incredible piece as always! Keep it cool bro!

  6. Thanks Damilare, you are gracious in doling out praise. God save us in this country!

  7. Oreofe says:

    Wow… the poetic flair blows my mind.. Great piece!

  8. Adesoji says:

    Yeah, right thinking…

  9. phunbiebabs says:

    Nice work there. Its cool.

  10. detola says:

    A wonderfully worded description of our predicament in dis country…wish our leaders cud read dis n think postively….n we youths too cos we d 2mao of dis country

  11. Mstee says:

    Wow,dis piece is luvly…kudos

  12. seyifunmi says:

    Tis gud someone is writin abt dis….hu indeed shall narate our chronicles

  13. Francis says:

    Wow!its been a while i read a piece like this,my heart is melted.nice work.

  14. Thanks francis and seyifunmi…we all should go out with whatever we have, our voices, ideas or “the pens” things must change for the better.

  15. Daniel says:

    Wow! Seems to me you have doom already pictured in your mind. There may be hope for us yet you know.

  16. john says:

    This is really cool

  17. Abayomi says:

    *sigh* lot to say bt amma kip it simple..onpoint and kudos..kip it up.

  18. Olamide says:

    Cudnt take my eyes off this piece…good job by the writer.

  19. oredavids says:

    Awesome post;simple, hilarious and thought provoking

  20. febisola says:

    This is a great piece from my really intelligent friend.Wouldn’t expect any less.Keep it up brov!Hope to see more of this soon.

  21. onyemachi D. Emeka says:

    This is just great! Keep it up Demola.

  22. GEE says:

    Wonderful piece

  23. abass says:

    This is great how i wish our leaders should read through mayb it’s going ???? touch them……..i really appreciate this may god increase ??U?????? knowledge

  24. Thanks sirs Gee and Abass and Amen to your prayers for me, our leaders and the country at large.

  25. Ben says:

    Explosive…truly…wu shal narrate our chronicles…

  26. Ben says:

    Poetically Explosive lamentation of the Nigerian situation…truly…who shall narrate our chronicles…
    @clarinet1803…Ore…kip spitn…kudos!

  27. ayo weke says:

    You did capture the era of the slave trade well, its seemed to me like I was re-living that time with our fathers while reading that particular part

  28. Thanks Ayo Weke.

  29. aya oba says:

    Nice1…..Buh d fact stil remains dat, d S???????????? called civilisation has brot more harm to us in dis country.Tinz r getting worse by d day, may God help us.

  30. Ibiyemi Abisola says:

    Keep up d good work. It is a nice piece.

  31. Theophilus says:

    I get impressed everytime I see good writers penning down their thoughts in articulate formats like this. Just stumbled upon the link and said to check it out and I haven’t been disappointed. Good job! Keep the ink flowing.

  32. damyshow says:

    I must say am impressed with the use of words… Hnnmmmm…. Who shall narate “OURS” …… Only God can help this country!! Humans will always be human!

  33. jerry says:

    i am very impressed wit the write up…..it makes me wanna think of a young wole soyinka coming up…..nice piece

  34. jumibi says:

    Its high time we take proactive actions, be doers instead of just thinkers

  35. Abiola S Akolade says:

    This is really great. We can only trust God to keep us from this present one which is hitching.

  36. Abiola Akolade Samuel says:

    This is great and really am expecting this greatness in you shown.

  37. Jumoke says:

    Great piece. If only this fear of impending doom will inspire us to be proactive and start a revolution now.

  38. fervency Osagie. says:

    A beautiful, reflective write with a plaintive strain.

  39. Thanks Ferv! Glad you could read despite ur schedule esp with the exams. Wish I could have drawn from your well of words to spice this up. Really appreciate ur comment.

  40. eyitayo says:

    Dis is wonderful….umbrella from idiot to fool to buffoon….right on bro. I luv dis

  41. wale says:

    I agree totally wiv wat jerry said….young wole soyinka

  42. Big Mayor says:

    Always Appreciate a gud write up if o ever get to actuali read one … Keep up d goodwork son 😀

  43. Seun Hunge says:

    Who shall tell our chronicles? Who will tel the next generation? Nice write-up, well chronicled. Reminds me of the griot of French West Africa. Bon enchainement.

  44. ibukun says:

    This is a piece full of thought…….and it leaves me thinking of d fact dat d pple dat r supposed to change d face of dis problems are d ones sinking in d problem, all we can hope for is dat one day we will look back and say yes we made it, and also raise our heads high above never to look down……………

  45. Yes Ibukun! Exactly! It’s only hope that prevents from being ashamed. I just pray we don’t put all our eggs in the basket of hope alone.

  46. Eyitayo, Wale and Hunge, words fail me to describe how much I appreciate you. Big-Mayor, well in that case, thanks Dad!

  47. ademowo omotunde says:

    A very nice piece.. Cool one….

  48. niyi says:

    choice of words were perfect and it shows how egocentric our ”so called leaders could be.”No one is prepared to make that change.God bless us still

  49. laolu says:

    A stroke a genius. Simple style with a lot to gain from it. Keep it up…

  50. laolu says:

    A stroke of genius. Simple style with a lot to gain from it. Keep it up…

  51. Niyi says:

    And great work there.More grace to do more.amen.

  52. Mojisola says:

    Hmmn!We truly nid a heaven sent n i still beliv God will save us frm dis our predicaments, 1dy…nyc piece, dear…More ink in ur pen!

  53. Aytee says:

    True but sad tale expressing what has been! I believe what’ll be is far brighter.
    Great piece bro,your choice of words together with your unreserved and flamboyant use of them brings so much to be envied in you. You are definately meant for the top

  54. Thanks a lot Aytee. We sure shall meet at the top. I’m pray that top will be in this land also, we must possess our possesions and live to tell the stories to the coming generations.

  55. Richard says:

    I was particularly intrigued by your wordplay. Thought provoking. Truth revealing. Mind stretching. An eye opener. A reality check: who shall indeed narrate our chronicles? Nice work Ademola.

  56. Adebayo marcus says:

    superb,what an excellent and perfect article,the sky simply ur starting point.

  57. @BeeHorDun1 says:

    As a Linguist,I will have to first of all commend your choice of words. Simple vocabulary that can be easily understood by an average reader. Keep it up Bruv. Besides,the central theme of the blog is also thought provoking. I feel this is the time for we youths to come into action. The violent takes it by force. We can no longer be fooled that we are the leaders of tomorrow by our set of rulers(not leaders).When will the ‘tomorrow’ eventually come? If we don’t do this,I’m very sure posterity will not forgive us.
    @AyTee,what will be is far brighter if positive minded lads like you and I come in to proof that we are the change really needed. If we don’t,the question will still remain; who will tell our chronicles?
    OreOluwa,keep up the good work. GOD Bless & Keep You,Amen.

  58. holuwartowbee says:

    Fabulous composition! I sincerely hope time does not run out before our story changes…keep at it bro!

  59. @clarinet1803 says:

    Thanks a great deal beehordun1. I’m awed by your praise for me. We all need to take a stand just like you said. I hope more people join the queue of youths ready to take the country by storm. Adversity shall not prevail!

  60. kunle aminu says:

    Everyone on my twitter timeline needs to see this. Great job sir!

  61. Monsieur Victure says:

    C’est bon Monsieur! Fabulous lines of imagination exhibited. Always love reading your works. Lol @ the apple munching fiend. Abacha!!!

  62. busayt says:

    Jeez dis is great man. Dis is surely a God given inspiration

  63. @geelordmaster says:

    It is awesome……good thoughts, great work

  64. Lade says:

    Great piece! Totally on point

  65. Dhaymow says:

    Good job brother! Always knew you had it in you. I think I’d have to recommend you to Uncle Wole as a prodigy. 😀

  66. Anthony says:

    Fantastic Ore! Good to see you’re maximising your God-given skills. This message and many other similar ones need to get to those people in high places.

  67. Tosin says:

    Nice one bro! I love your use of words, the flow and all! You are indeed a star!

  68. Pearls says:

    He’s done it again! ‘the Einstein of poetry’ 😀 great work man. Delving into history like that and bringing it home to the present now..takes your mind on a virtual journey into time. Good choice of words, fantastic metaphors, nice interplay of different literary devices making it complex yet simple.
    Couldn’t help but smile @ “..the passing of the Umblerra…” oops umbrella. Keep up the good work bro. I said it before and I’ma say it again “there’s still a whole lot more in there” just keep ’em coming.

  69. @clarinet1803 says:

    Wow! I’m thrilled pearls. All that for just me? Well, I hope I can continue to bring out the best. Help tell tosin I said thanks too. Appreciate u gals more than you’d ever know. BTW I was expecting you participate in superbloggers too. It’s not too late though, entries are still flooding in. I know you have it in you. XOXO

  70. fisayotalabi says:

    Awesome piece. Each line carries different scenes and revelations. Very nice piece.

  71. Mayowa says:

    Awesome.a must read 4 evry1.kip d firin burnin bro

  72. Adeboya Opeyemi says:

    This is a nice piece of writing, keep it up.

  73. @benmorka says:

    D last part especially strikes a cord….more of like ”when we av wiping out eachoda and all we stand for…of who wld b left 2talk/listen or 2even propagate/enjoy d issue dat birthed the fights…
    God help us not to end us…

  74. okikiola says:

    May God ave mercy on us

  75. jesuit says:

    This is what am talking about! More ink to your pen Ore!

  76. Busari Azeez Olamide says:

    This write up is great. I love ur choice of words. Keep it up bro

  77. Adegbesan Kayode says:

    Simply classical.

  78. This is just profound bro.
    You are simply unbelievable with the pen.

  79. omotayo simisola alex-adedeji says:

    you have said it all, surely some day ppl lyk u shall narrate our chronicle and ppl lyk us shall be there to listen and jointly we shall make the needed changes. Thank God there are youths that are still totful in this nation,it seems we still av hope as a nation.

  80. Temitope Fajem says:

    good work and write-up. keep it up.

  81. Oludayo Pelumi says:

    This is poetry per excellence. How I wish our leaders can pick from the stories shared of victories acquired by shear courage aand perseverance under the force of unity. I pray somebody incorporates this masterpiece in our school literature curricula.

  82. @clarinet1803 says:

    Thanks! Can’t appreciate you guys enough for the comments. @ Dayo Pelumi hmmn! Maybe I’d start from my school when I establish it. *smiles* Hopefully by then, a better chapter would have been written in our history.

  83. Ore says:

    We need to narrate our chronicles while we can. We can’t leave it to anyone else.

    Wonderful poem.

  84. Emma says:

    Great piece sire, keep it up!

  85. oreofe says:

    This is great work Ore,really great work. Keep it up, u have a real gift.

  86. olugbenga says:

    Good job bro… This is more than incredible

  87. odebunmi omotolani says:

    This is ‘above par’… Well articulated! kudos and more grace.

  88. OLUSOLA says:

    This is fantastic with deep thought ,more of this inspiration IJN

  89. tinuke says:

    This is a good piece, I hope we will be able to rewrite our story someday and narrate a well scripted chronicle for the future generations

  90. Eseosa Joie says:

    This is beautiful work. I was able to identify most of the characters painted with such vivid strokes. Keep up the good work.

  91. olupitan dada says:

    G??ð job! A masterpiece

  92. Jabal says:

    Gr8, Attaboy! You Have Deeply Narrated It All, Now; “Who Shall ERADICATE OUR LAND” ???

  93. zebbook says:

    No doubt one of the best works of poetry I have had the opportunity to come across in recent times, I see the writer going places with this style and delivery. Well done bro

  94. @clarinet1803 says:

    Thanks zebbook. Honestly, coming from you, this gives me an overwhelming feeling, gladdens my heart. What can I say, I’ve been studying your works a lot, I believe you’re destined for the top likewise, keep up the good work.

  95. @deeva_bee says:

    Nice piece Ore. N its indeed very totful. Exact situation of d country in simple carefully choosen words. Keep up d good work.

  96. omowumi says:

    Great job bro. Keep it up

  97. dunnieK says:

    U really spoke my mind.xcpt I don’t knw ow 2 write them out.on point,and really nice.tnk u. questions we shld ask ourslvs. (Y)

  98. @clarinet1803 says:

    @DunnieK thanks. Well, bout not knowing how to put them down, I think you’re underestimating yourself. JUST WRITE!!! Sometimes it won’t make sense but go back and review it time and time again, I’m sure u’d be amazed at what u can accomplish.

  99. feyi says:

    Simply amazing!I will say again that your choice of words is just wonderful.and this piece is challenging.Good job!!

  100. Shope says:

    The heart speaks. Nice. Keep it up.

  101. GRANT says:

    Wow, wow, wow!!! This piece’s really *insert adjective* – whaaat!! I was at a book reading recently and the published poet who performed has nothing on you, which goes to show your potential, limitless I tell you. It was an honor reading this – you got a new follower for your blog. Nice one Bro, nice one.

  102. Femo says:

    cool stuff…

  103. Adeyanju Tolu says:

    Bro,this is a job well done. See you at the top

  104. marian says:

    Hmmmm food for tot

  105. Olamofe wale says:

    wow this is indeed a mind reflecting call to our beginning as Africans, the hurdles we ave surmounted and the glorious hope of a future ahead. Tanks man, it is really patrotic of u

  106. Olufunmbi says:

    this is superb!!!

  107. Olufunmbi says:

    this is superb and splendid!!!

  108. Adedolapo Aramide says:

    Nice piece bro…

  109. With this i can go to bed and snore to the core.Thanks bro and niece piece.May i copy please?

  110. thisisEseosa says:

    Brilliant. I just had to say that again!

  111. @clarinet1803 says:

    @araga By all means pls. @eseosa thanks so much. I really appreciate you.

  112. olumide says:

    Great material…we already have in u one of those who will do the narration…hmmm. An encapsulation of our annals…big ups!

  113. tobi aka tdon says:

    I love dis. Thumbs up man. Damn!!!!! Nigerians got talent. I see a brighter future. Wasn’t interested earlier buh wen i read it i had to read it anoda 3 times. Masterpiece indeed. U hav a fan. I bet u do. *my head dey swell for u oo* wish i was d one. Keep it up man.

  114. Emma says:

    Great piece!

  115. Pemi says:

    This is a great piece, excellent work. This should go international… Keep it up.

  116. yisaadeiza says:

    Nice one bro!

  117. This is a nice piece…
    Captures the whole story…
    I just thought for a second… It might be good to include a reflection on how things got this bad…the lackadaisical behavior of the aging generation…

    This is a master class.
    Let us hope we will start to learn that working collectively while respecting each other’s ideas. Hopefully, we can be here to tell our own good story.
    – @gbolubunmi

  118. lawrence says:


  119. Moody Victor says:

    An excellent piece. Like all good stories, it leaves us with questions to ponder and makes for sincere introspection. I would only encourage greater attention to versification(stanza lengths, line beginnings)and contextual usage of certain words. I admire your thought process.

  120. oreoluwade says:

    Thanks Victor, yeah I agree more could have been done to make the stanza lengths identical.
    Thanks everyone so far for your comments, I truly appreciate you.

  121. Yemisi says:

    This is a really good one…
    Well articulated!

  122. deoye irefin says:

    Job well done..nice combination of words!!!

  123. David says:

    Good read. I’ve read it more than twice now but I still always love coming back to read. It’s a simple summary of the state of things without necessarily going out of one’s way to be “very political.” Hope we are left to narrate these chronicles like you’ve said and hopefully, our kids and descendants would be left to listen.

  124. Ayobami says:

    *deep sigh* Onpoint bro….great piece #Bless

  125. wale says:

    The passing of the umbrella from idiot to fool to bufoon . . . Interesting read.

  126. Kabolobari Benakole says:

    Here, Oreoluwade, share this poem…

    by John Montague

    for Elizabeth

    Poetry is a weapon, and should be used,
    though not in the crudity of violence.
    It is a prayer before an unknown altar,
    a spell to bless the silence.

    There is a music beyond all this,
    beyond all forms of grievance,
    where anger lays its muzzle down
    into the lap of silence.

    Or some butterfly script,
    fathomed only by the other,
    as supple fingers draw
    a silent message from the tangible.

    Do you think it says anything about style and purpose in poetry? And how does your conclusion impact you?

  127. oreoluwade says:

    Thanks kabolobari, I love your comment/criticism :D, afterall that’s what the comments are designed for, to make one a better writer. I agree with you that poetry’s quite a tool to “make anger lay its muzzle down in the laps of silence” however, I believe it is at the same time a way to express the state of the heart at some point or another, hence, one might not be seeing a ‘hopeful’ scenario when one scribbles down a few lines. Believe me, I love beautiful endings a lot and I try to channel my writings as such occasionally. I’d love to share the poem you wrote above as such. Once again, I truly appreciate your reading, commenting as well as sharing. Be there!

  128. Abdulmalik says:

    your poem is beautiful, sad, compelling and deep. You can feel the hands of Achebe, Clarke and Soyinka on it… African literature and folklore shall not be lost with minds like yours

  129. oreoluwade says:

    Thanks for commenting Abdulmalik. Glad you found it compelling.

  130. Agiteh Ibtahim says:

    Absolutely brilliant poem with loads of messages in it… That is exactly what we need to ask ourselves at this point in time… Keep it up!

  131. Tosin says:

    Vedette formidable! Really great work you’ve done with this piece!

  132. santadebla says:

    The cyclicality of d Nigerian person perfectly captured in d piece.We r bck to where we left

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to account for recovered loot over his proposed decision to borrow $29.96bn. The president had asked the national assembly for approval to borrow the sum from external sources. But the PDP called on the national assembly to reject the proposal “because it will plunge the country into huge debts”. “We totally disagree with the APC led federal government on this latest move,  and call on President Muhammed Buhari to first and...

“How I almost lost my life to Policemen at Ketu Police Station.” – Samuel Olatunji

Justice Must Prevail! Regardless of treatment. First and foremost, I give thanks to God for they failed in all their attempt. "So shall they fear the name of the Lord from the west and His glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him".   Nigerian Police had sent many of her Citizen to early grave and life in imprisonment via a...

Adele tells fans ‘don’t vote’ for Donald Trump at Miami concert

Adele has entered the US election debate by urging fans not to vote for Donald Trump at a concert attended by Hillary Clinton. The chart-topping Brit and Grammy-winning singer told the audience at Miami’s American Airlines Arena on Tuesday she did not want the Republican candidate to win. In a video posted online, she is heard saying: “I do know what to do – don’t vote for him, that’s all I’m saying.” She continues: “I support Hillary Clinton 100%, I do. “And for...

Mary Olushoga: Supporting Nigeria’s Young Entrepreneurs

In 2015, I tested a hypothesis on youth entrepreneurship which I had held onto for quite a while. My question was whether we can foster and enable entrepreneurial ideas in young Nigerians than what currently ails. I decided to test this hypothesis at Lagos State Model College, Meiran in collaboration with Covenant University's Hope Foundation Center. We set out to train students on how...

Afenifere wants Buhari’s ministers accused of corruption to resign.

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has asked serving ministers who were fingered by some arrested judges for alleged corruption should resign. The group said this in a communique issued at the end of its monthly meeting in Akure. Afenifere said, “For the ministers who have been mentioned for attempting to pervert the course of justice , we are asking that such ministers should step aside immediately as ministers of Federal Republic of Nigeria. “After that, they should go through due...

My administration has spent over N90bn on roads, says Wike.

The Rivers state government has spent over N90 billion on the construction of critical roads in the last 17 months, according to Nyesom Wike, the governor. Wike made the disclosure while declaring open the West Africa Architects Fair (WAAF 2016) in Port Harcourt. He also said the infrastructure development programme  of his administration had been insulated from political consideration for the attainment of positive results. “We have spent over N90 billion on construction, rehabilitation and reconstruction of roads, bridges and jetties,” Simeon...

Allow Dasuki face his trial – PDP faction tells Jonathan

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the leadership of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has asked Jonathan to allow Dasuki to face his trial. The PDP said it was happy that neither Dasuki nor any other suspects claimed that they gave part of the money under investigation to it during the last general elections. Spokespersons for the Sheriff-led faction of the party, Mr. Bernard Mikko, stated this in an interview on Tuesday. Mikko stated, “We don’t want to take issue...

Nigeria Deports 53 Illegal Immigrants

The Niger State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service said on Wednesday that 53 illegal immigrants have been repatriated to Niger Republic. Mrs Tamuno Oyedeji, Comptroller of Immigration Service in the state disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna. Adededji said the state government provided vehicles for the transportation of the illegal immigrants to the border post at Jibia in Katsina state. “We successfully handed them over to the...

Court To Hear Patience Jonathan’s Suit Against EFCC In December

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed Dec. 7 to hear a suit by ex-First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, against the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, seeking to unfreeze her account. Other respondents in the suit are Skye Bank and a former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripama-Owei Dudafa. Also joined in the suit are Pluto Property and Investment company Ltd, Seagate Property Development and Investment Company Ltd, Transocean Property and Investment...

We’ll continue to protect Nigeria’s oil assets – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the determination of his administration to continue to protect the country’s oil assets and installations. Speaking at a meeting on Tuesday with the Director of Global Upstream of Shell Oil Company at the State House, Abuja, President Buhari said he will leave a legacy of improved infrastructure, particularly in the power sector, and also ensure better security in the Niger Delta. “It is only by doing this that investor morale and confidence will return, and the...