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“Jonathan Should Have No Fear For Me”-  Gen. Buhari

“Jonathan Should Have No Fear For Me”- Gen. Buhari

Nigeria’s president-elect Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday sought to reconcile past differences with incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, extending a hand of friendship to his beaten election opponent. “Let me state clearly: President Jonathan has nothing to fear from me,” he said in Abuja after his victory was confirmed in the early hours. “He is a great Nigerian and still our president.” He ... Read More »

With Buhari’s Victory, I Would Surely Go On Exile – Bode George

With Buhari’s Victory, I Would Surely Go On Exile – Bode George

Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Bode George says he may be going on exile following the victory of the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Maj-Gen Muhammudu Buhari (retd). George had said in an interview that he would proceed on exile if the APC wins at the federal level. Speaking with Vanguard, on ... Read More »

#StillOnTheMatter: Corruption In The Nigerian Police Force, How Do We Mitigate It? By Tam Kemabonta

#StillOnTheMatter: Corruption In The Nigerian Police Force, How Do We Mitigate It? By Tam Kemabonta

The Nigerian Police was established as a small consular guard in the Lagos colony of 1861. The Law enforcement units in the various British colonies of in what is now Nigeria, like the Royal Niger company constabulary established in 1894, which eventually became the Northern Nigeria Police force and the Niger Coast Constabulary, which became the Southern Nigeria Police force, ... Read More »

Corruption Is Over Celebrated In Nigeria – Jonathan

Corruption Is Over Celebrated In Nigeria – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday night said though there is corruption in the country it is over celebrated. Jonathan who maintained this position during an interactive session with young professionals in Nigeria and abroad held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos said his administration has done well in the fight against corruption in last four years. Jonathan said, “We know ... Read More »

Buhari, Tell Nigerians What You Forgot In Aso Rock – Patience Jonathan

Buhari, Tell Nigerians What You Forgot In Aso Rock – Patience Jonathan

Nigerian first lady,Patience Jonathan moved her campaign train from Onitsha to Enugu today..She lashed out at Buhari asking him to tell Nigerians what he forgot in Aso Rock.Speaking at the Okpara Square, Enugu,she said “The change that is APC’s mantra is for bus conductors and drivers. That is why they keep changing their name each time they fail elections. This ... Read More »

PDP You Have Failed, Get Ready To Pack and Go – Buhari

PDP You Have Failed, Get Ready To Pack and Go – Buhari

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari has said that no amount of sentiment would make the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) continue in power after this weekend’s presidential election. Buhari stated this during his town hall meeting with political leaders, traditional rulers and religious leaders in Imo State. He maintained that the PDP has thrown ... Read More »

Stop Celebrating Ill-Gotten Wealth – Jonathan To Nigerians

Stop Celebrating Ill-Gotten Wealth – Jonathan To Nigerians

President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to stop celebrating people with ill-gotten wealth in order to discourage corruption in the country. Mr. Jonathan, who participated in the Presidential Debate organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group on Sunday in Abuja, said Nigerians should change their attitude towards primitive accumulation of wealth. He said that his government has introduced e-payment system ... Read More »

Corruption is Way Too Much Under Jonathan’s Government –Emir Sanusi

Corruption is Way Too Much Under Jonathan’s Government –Emir Sanusi

The immediate past governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the reigning Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has declared that massive corruption is still being perpetrated by President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. This was as he stood by his earlier disclosure that $20billion was missing from the account of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. Sanusi, who disclosed this ... Read More »

I Will Show Personal Leadership In War Against Corruption – GMB

I Will Show Personal Leadership In War Against Corruption – GMB

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), has said that he would show personal leadership in the anti-corruption war if elected in the forthcoming general elections. He also promised to declare his assets publicly and to ensure that no force, external of internal,, occupies an inch of the nation’s territory while he is in ... Read More »

#StillOnTheMatter: How To End Corruption in Nigeria By Tam Kemabonta

#StillOnTheMatter: How To End Corruption in Nigeria By Tam Kemabonta

Corruption! Corruption! Corruption! This evil, embodied within the frameworks of patron-client relationships and vested interest has been the cankerworm eating at the very fabric of the Nigerian State for more than half a century, preventing her from developing economically, socially and politically within the paradigms of a modern liberal democracy she claims to represent. In Nigeria it is common for ... Read More »

There Are Two Types Of Eyes: The Jonathan Eyes And The Normal Eyes By Ogundana Michael Rotimi

There Are Two Types Of Eyes: The Jonathan Eyes And The Normal Eyes By Ogundana Michael Rotimi

Let me use this medium to remember the innocent job seeking Nigerians that lost their lives about a year ago during the Nigerian Immigration Exercise that took place on 15th March, 2014 across the country. May their gentle souls rest in Perfect Peace. Their country failed them when it untimely cut their lives short. An incident that could have been ... Read More »

Nigerians Must Rise Up To Fight And Kill Corruption – GMB

Nigerians Must Rise Up To Fight And Kill Corruption – GMB

The All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate, APC, Muhammadu Buhari, in Port Harcourt on Thursday promised that his administration would use the nation’s gas resources to generate electricity. Mr. Buhari made the pledge at the APC South-South campaign rally, saying that if properly utilised, the sector would expand the economy and open other ventures that would be useful to the people. ... Read More »

Text Of A Press Conference By The APC Presidential Campaign Council’s Director Of Media And Communications, Mallam Garba Shehu, On 10th March 2015 At The APC Presidential Campaign Office, Abuja.

Text Of A Press Conference By The APC Presidential Campaign Council’s Director Of Media And Communications, Mallam Garba Shehu, On 10th March 2015 At The APC Presidential Campaign Office, Abuja.

Gentlemen of the Press, We are pleased to welcome all of you to this Press Conference where we intend to focus on some unfolding trends in our dear country. You are aware that recently our Presidential flag bearer, General Muhammadu Buhari was at the Chatham House, London and gave a speech on his vision for Nigeria if elected President in ... Read More »

Jonathan Replies Soludo Over “missing N30 trillion” Claim

Jonathan Replies Soludo Over “missing N30 trillion” Claim

President Goodluck Jonathan seized the opportunity of an interview with a Nigerian newspaper last week to hit back at a former Central Bank governor, Charles Soludo, who accused his government of failing to account for at least N30 trillion, and allowing corruption to flourish. Mr. Jonathan dismissed Mr. Soludo’s claim as politically-motivated, and ridiculed his academic standing, saying it was ... Read More »

There Is No Corruption In The Nigerian Army -Defence Headquarters

There Is No Corruption In The Nigerian Army -Defence Headquarters

The defence headquarters has dismissed the allegations against the Nigerian Armed Forces that it is callous, insensitive, corrupt and incompetent. Defence spokesperson General Chris Olukolade, who stated this yesterday via his Twitter handle @GENOlukolade, while responding to questions from his followers with the hashtag #DefenceNGspeaks, insisted that the army’s men were patriotic and committed to the fight against terror. He ... Read More »