PDP Alleged Plan to Stop Buhari’s Inauguration Rattles Presidency

By Uche Mbah There appears to be palpable tension in the Presidency with allegations that the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, is poised to go to Court to stop Buhari’s inauguration on May 29. It will be recalled that there was a court order preventing the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from completing the announcement of the remaining results in Bauchi State. In the already announced results, the PDP was said to be in the lead. The state Resident Electoral Commission, Ibrahim Abdullahi, had suspended the collation of the results in…

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CBN: Buhari Shops For Emefiele’s Replacement

By Bayo Bernard Central Bank of Nigeria’s, CBN, governor, Godwin Emefiele is among some cabinet ministers appointed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari as members of Audit and Project committee headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The committee made up of top ministers in the administration is expected to design a new working template for the administration in the next four years. Buhari has been declared winner of the presidential election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and he’s expected to be in office till 2023. Apart from…

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Court Case: Atiku Confident Of Victory, Raises The Specter Of Buhari’s Certificate

By Uche Mbah The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and it’s flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, appear confident of victory due to the formidable nature of evidence available to them to pursue their case. Already, they have been able to retrieve from the Independent National Electoral Commission the actual result saved there before their internet server went down. This was for the thirty five states of federation and Abuja. The result for Rivers state was not available before the server went down. According to the result from INEC Server, Atiku defeated Mohammed…

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Atiku Files Case Against Buhari, Opposition Alleges Intimidation Of Judges

By Uche Mbah Despite all entreaties from different quarters to shelve his plan of challenging the  2019 presidential election results in court, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, finally went to court to challenge that result, putting to an end endless speculations on whether he will succumb to pressures from powerful quarters. Though Atiku himself was not initially in court, he was represented by a team of Lawyers led by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chukwuma Ume. He has unexpectedly filed the case to beat the deadline,…

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Wema Bank: Multi-Billion Naira Shares Scam Threatens Lender

Wema Bank

By Bayo Bernard The managing director of Wema Bank Plc. Ademola Adebise inherited a very solid bank in October 1, 2018 when he succeeded Segun Oloketuyi as the chief executive officer, CEO. As proof that the bank is solid Afrinvest, an investment firm has recommended to stockholders to ‘Hold’on to the stocks of the regional bank as much as they can. What that means, analysts say, is that Wema Bank stocks remained promising despite market volatility. According to its 2018 end of year record, the bank recorded a one-year target…

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Electoral Fraud Will Affect Nigeria’s Growth- Peter Obi

By Uche Mbah The former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, has said that no nation can grow on rigged elections. Obi is currently the Vice Presidential Candidate of the main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. According to INEC announcement, the party lost to the ruling party, the All Progressive Party, APC. But PDP has since gone to court to challenge the results, alleging that the election was fraught with rigging of monumental proportions. According to Obi, the process through which people come into office is far more…

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Breaking News: Ita, former DG, DSS, loses wife

For Ekpenyong Ita, former Director General of the Department of State Services, DSS, also known as the State Security Services, SSS, life has handed him and his family a poisoned chalice. His lovely and loyal wife of many years, Temitope, inexplicably passed on in the morning of Tuesday, March 12, after a very brief illness. Ita was appointed DG by the Goodluck Jonathan regime, and held the position until President Muhammadu Buhari replaced him. He has since been living a quiet life in Abuja. Details of the cause of death are…

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How the South East Will Grab Senate Presidency

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Three months away from the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly, returning and new South East federal lawmakers are engaged in pragmatic bi-partisan efforts to grab either the Speakership of the House of Representatives or, the presidency of the Senate. This Magazine is privy to series of informal meetings and conversations for this purpose. “With 65 APC Senators and PDP’s 37, so far declared, it would be practically impossible for  the opposition party where majority of us come from to produce a Senate President. Had it not…

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As Chibuike Moves On…

By uche Mbah It is a truism that many people only think of death when it is at their doorsteps, when a close relative, colleague and acquaintance passes on. Sometimes we react out of shock, with the realization that there is an element of vanity in life, vanity that makes morbid materialism an empty striving after the wind. The death of Chibuike Osuji, a friend and colleague, has sent those of us at The Source Magazine into reflections on the vanity of Life. When 52 year old Chibuike joined The…

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SB Abubakar: A Harvest of Firsts, Built on a Solid Vision

By Emma Agu One of the paradoxes of the current fixation with partisan political debates and controversies is the tendency to lose sight of some sublime and era-defining achievements, taking place across the length and breadth of Nigeria. Time and again, ‘ordinary’ people, led by men and women, with uncommon vision, are busy doing great things that not only impact on the present but hold the key to unlocking the future greatness of the societies in which they live. These leaders are the dreamers. To them, once placed in a position…

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