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Why My Jet Was Leased, By Ayo Oritsejafor

Why My Jet Was Leased, By Ayo Oritsejafor

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Pastor Ayo Oristejafor yesterday reiterated that he is not a party to the $9.3 million arms cash saga even though he owns the jet that ferried the money to South Africa earlier this month. He also explained that he leased the jet in “order to ameliorate the cost of maintenance of the ... Read More »

Fayemi, Dakingari Shun National Honours

Fayemi, Dakingari Shun National Honours

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, his Kebbi State counterpart, Saidu Dakingari and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, were conspicuously absent at the national honours ceremony where President Goodluck Jonathan conferred award on 313 Nigerians and friends of the country. Fayemi, who was to be honoured with the Commander of the Order of Niger, neither ... Read More »

Reviving Africa’s Manufacturing Sector and Its Impact on Economic Prosperity – @Lanre_Olagunju

Reviving Africa’s Manufacturing Sector and Its Impact on Economic Prosperity – @Lanre_Olagunju

Africa’s share of world manufacturing output and contribution to global trade declined from 0.9% to 0.8% between 1980 and 2001. As at 2012, it was just about 1%. It is quite difficult not to relate this to the reality that 25 of the world’s poorest countries are in Africa. It is also quite important to clearly state that in the last ... Read More »

A Thousand Mbu’s Not Enough To Tame Me or The People of Rivers – AMECHI

A Thousand Mbu’s Not Enough To Tame Me or The People of Rivers – AMECHI

The Rivers State Governor and Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said that a thousand Mbus, (a former commissioner of Police in the state) cannot tame him or the people of the state. Amaechi described a former state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Joseph Mbu, as a puppet. The governor, who was responding to Mbu’s description of ... Read More »

Presidency Wants To Install PDP Gov Through CP In Rivers  —  Rotimi Amaechi

Presidency Wants To Install PDP Gov Through CP In Rivers — Rotimi Amaechi

Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State yesterday accused the Presidency of directing the new Rivers Police Commissioner, Mr Dan Bature, to install a governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the state. Governor Amaechi’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr David Iyofor, in a statement, disclosed that there was a fresh sinister plot to allegedly throw Rivers State ... Read More »

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