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Jonathan Has Not Given Me Any Useful Tips – Buhari

Jonathan Has Not Given Me Any Useful Tips – Buhari

resident-elect Muhammadu Buhari says the outgoing Goodluck Jonathan government hasnt given him any advise on how to kick-start his administration on May 29. He made this statement on Thursday when a committee from the Centre for Human Security of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, presented a five-point policy document to him at the Buhari Support Organisation office in Abuja. Hours ... Read More »

Nigeria Borrows Money To Pay Government Salaries- Aljazeera

Nigeria Borrows Money To Pay Government Salaries- Aljazeera

Africa’s biggest economy faces “revenue challenges” that have affected expenditure, finance minister says. Africa’s richest economy is borrowing money to pay salaries as it struggles through a “difficult cash crunch” brought on by halved oil prices, Nigeria’s finance minister revealed. The news comes as Nigeria prepares to welcome a new government at the end of this month and the country’s naira currency remains ... Read More »

Too Much Boom Time Oil Savings Spent on State Governors- Okonjo-Iweala

Too Much Boom Time Oil Savings Spent on State Governors- Okonjo-Iweala

Nigeria’s finance minister said on Thursday that a significant portion of the billions of dollars drained from the oil savings account over the past two years was distributed to powerful governors instead of being saved for a rainy day.The central bank devalued the naira by 8 percent on Tuesday because it was running out of forex reserves with which to ... Read More »

Sokoto State Government  Bans Building Of New Houses

Sokoto State Government Bans Building Of New Houses

The Sokoto State  government yesterday announced temporal  ban on the allocation of new plots and construction of new houses in Sokoto city and its environs. It however said the ban would be lifted by the end of December, “when all the distortions and discrepancies are expected to have been rectified.” Commissioner for Lands and Housing, Alhaji Nasiru Dantsoho,  at a ... Read More »

#INSIGHTWITHLARIGOLD: How Governmental Failures Add Up To Disasters By @Lanre_Olagunju

When government decides to remain hopelessly insensitive to its duties, it results into unpopular but severe implications like citizens trying to find individual solutions to public problems. Nigerians do not expect much from the political class anymore and it shows in the unending quest to personally provide basic things that should have been provided by the government. In several ways, ... Read More »

Forget 2015 #opesays

2015 seems to be the ultimate target and goal for politicians and Nigerians alike. The race began a long time ago. 2015 is on everyone’s lips. 2015 is the Holy Grail, it’s what’s trending. Before one or two sentences are made about the government, 2015 always comes into the picture. If one could create a year by just saying it ... Read More »