Nigeria Borders, Still Smugglers’ Haven?

By Stephen Ubanna President Muhammadu Buhari is no longer finding it funny that the government  Agricultural policy aimed at promoting local rice  production is not making the desired impact  on the economy as the Asian countries  of Thailand  grown  parboiled rice  and  Indian rice still  dominate the Nigeria market. From Lagos, Ibadan, Abeokuta, Calabar, Kano, Sokoto, Dutse, kebbi to Maiduguri, the story is the same: foreign parboiled rice dominate  the markets .  the situation is so bad in the south west and north west geo-political  regions where  there were  said…

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Buhari’s Budget of Partial Development

  By Oji Odu Six months into the country’s financial season, after the 2018 Appropriation bill was presented to the National Assembly in November 2017,  President Muhammadu Buhari is expected today, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, to sign the bill into law, leaving government with only six months to perform all the magic and abracadabra needed to make Nigeria a better place and better the lives of the sun stricken Nigerians. Are Nigerians surprised? No. Are they expecting life impacting changes in the remaining six months? Definitely, many are not. This…

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Punch Chairman, Aboderin Laid to Rest

Remains of late Wale Aboderin

The remains of late chairman of Punch Nigerian Limited, Mr.Gbadebowale Aboderin has been interred at the Ikoyi Vault and Gardens on Friday 15th June, 2018.  The funeral service held at the Archbishop Vinning  Ikeja, Lagos, witnessed a large turnout of people from different walks of life, who came to pay their last respect to the deceased. Following; some personalities present at the event. By Uche Nwosisi

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Convention Crisis: APC Moves Against Buhari ,His Re-election In Jeopardy

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu There are feelers that barring a last minute trade offs and appeasements by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC and President Muhammadu Buhari, the party will formally split in two at its national convention of the party slated for this Saturday, June 23, 2018 in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja with the President himself as the biggest casualty of the impending implosion. It has been learnt that a faction of the party that claim it represents the real APC will pronounce Buhari suspended from…

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