CBN: Apex Bank’s Top Officials Move Against Emefiele

Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor

By Bayo Bernard The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele’s re-appointment by President Muhammadu Bunari appears not to have gone down well with some entrenched interests in the country nonetheless, some individuals in the apex bank said to be desperate to have his job. The magazine learnt that those not happy with his re-appointment are considering many options including smearing his name in order to make the president change his mind. “It’s an exercise in futility. The president has made up his mind about the appointment.…

Read More

Despite Intervention By Dangote, Others, Sanusi May Still Be Dethroned

Emir of Kano Sanusi Lamido

By Uche Mbah The Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi II, is probably on the way to suffering the fate of his grandfather, who was dethroned in the sixties when he was caught in a political logjam of the period. He has just returned from a trip to London, and has been received by a mammoth crowd in Kano. Recall that Mohammadu Sanusi, the grandfather of the current Emir, was deposed by Ahmadu Bello, the Saduana of Sokoto, due to what was once described as the unwieldy political influence of the…

Read More

Kogi Governorship Election: How Bello will be Stopped; the 2023 Connection

Yahaya Bello

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu A one term governorship tenure is starring Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, in the face. Multiple party sources in Lokoja and Abuja are emphatic that the Akinwumi Ambode treatment is awaiting the governor in the governorship primaries which comes up in August to select candidates for the November 2019 Kogi governorship election. The forces up against Bello’s re-election are fighting a three-pronged battle to that effect –  External,internal and ethno-religious. The external forces are said to be linked to former Lagos state governor and National Leader of the APC,…

Read More