2019: Presidency in desperate fund drive

By uche Mbah The prosecution of 2019 general elections has become a migrain for the ruling All Progressives congress, APC. The government come into power on the mantra of anti corruption, but critics accuse the government of selective amnesia when the issue of corruption in the presidency is involved. This has put the presidency in a tight corner as far as raising funds to prosecute the next years election is involved. It could have been easy to simply use the National security Adviser to subpoena the funds as has been…

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Crime: Impersonators And Robbers On Rampage

By Stephen Ubanna Muhammed  Uba Garba, Comptroller, Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A, Ikeja, tough stance on smugglers and fraudulent agents at the seaports, airport and land border stations appears to have placed him on the list of prominent uniform officers  on positions of trusts for impersonation by desperate impersonators who are out to swindle unsuspecting Nigerians. The Magazine learnt that Muhammed got  to know that some people wwere impersonating him when information filtered out that he has a Face book  account. The Customs Comptroller was said to have found…

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Finally, Buhari aproves $496m for the purchase of Turbo Jets from US without due process

The controversy over the purchase of jets purportedly to fight Boko Haram insurgents by the Federal government from the United states of American came to a head recently when President Buhari was forced to cut short his trip amid tension in the National Assembly over abuse of due process. Already the Senate has been under tension since the Senator Omo-Agege saga, when  the Mace was taken way in broad daylight withing the senate chambers during plenary. Fingers are being pointed towards the presidency, because of the ease with which the…

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ANLCA Boss Intervenes In BOT Leadership Crisis

By Bayo Bernard   The National President of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents ANLCA, Tony Iju Nwabunike has intervened in the internal crisis rocking the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Association, though the nine man BOT denies any division, insisting that such only exist in the imaginations of promoters of such divisive reports. The magazine learned that the intervention became necessary following pressure from notable members who feared a backlash on the election which produced Nwabunike as president. The intervention is responsible for the semblance of peace  “That…

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NPF Promotion: Magu Laughs Last

By Stephen Ubanna For months, there had been rumours making the rounds that Ibrahim Magu, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  may be promoted to enviable rank of Commissioner of Police by the Police Service Commission, PSC. The rumour became pronounced as he got the nod to appear before the Commission interview panel. There was the initial  fears being expressed in several quarters that the tough Corp heading the EFFC may have a tough time scaling through  the promotion hurdle  because he…

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Herdsmen Killer Squad, As Buhari Woos Foreign Investors

By Stephen Ubanna When President Muhammadu Buhari, assumed office as an elected President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on May 29, 2015, he came with a bang: to stop the  killings  in  Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states in north east geo-political region as a result of the activities the Islamic Fundamentalists, Boko Haram insurgents . President Buhari had rejig the security apparatus of the country by appointing Mohammed Babagana Mongono,   a rtd Major General, from Borno,  National Security Adviser, NSA,, Mamman Lawal Daura,…

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“Okoroji has bad advisers around him” – Pretty Okafor

– Pretty Okafor, President, Performing Musician Association of Nigeria, PMAN. By Osamudiamen Ogbonmwan PMAN has made its stand known concerning the current crisis in COSON.  Why did it take you this long to make a statement? We didnt want to get into the internal crisis of COSON because we believed that they would be able to sought things out. In December when we got the report of the problem, we made calls to both parties and fortunately I  was able to speak to both parties and they told me what…

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