Court Case: Atiku’s Server Evidence Brings International Dimension To His Case

Reports that the Peoples Democratic Party flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar may invite Microsoft, IBM and Oracle experts to prove that he actually got the result from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,, server may have opened a new vista in a case that has already proved to be controversial. Recall that Atiku has released results that he claimed were the authentic 2019 presidential results from the official server of INEC. In the result posted, Atiku claimed he won the election by 1.6 million votes, even without the result from Rivers…

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IMF Advice: Queues Creep Back to Fuel Stations, FG considers N250 per Liter

Uche Mbah Following the advice of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, that Nigeria should go the whole hog and remove the subsidy on downstream oil products, government is said to be geared towards a phased increase in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS. Hours after the announcement by the IMF boss, there appeared long queues at the filling stations. The IMF had advised Federal Government to remove subsidy on Premium Motor Spirits, PMS, for enhancement of economic recovery. Speaking in Washington, the IMF boss, Christiana Lagarde, insisted that subsidy…

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Al Bashir: Buhari Summons Security Chiefs

Probably rattled by the the increasing spike of regime changes in recent times in African countries, President Buhari today summoned Security Chiefs in a meeting in Aso Rock hours after the Sudanese President, Muhammed Al Bashir, threw in the towel as the military took over power in Sudan for the next two years. Bashir thus joined other Africans that lost their seats due to protests, where the military aligned with the people to oust a sitting president. He joins Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, Hosni Mubarack of Egypt, Abdelazeez Bouteflika of…

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Solid Minerals Minning: Proceeds May Have been Going Into Private Pockets

The Zamfara Killings may have opened up a Pandora’s Box of strange doings in the Northern part of the Country, where illegal Mining has been taking place for ages with nothing coming out of it for the common good. And Zamfara is not alone in the natural endowment in solid minerals Millions of Metric tones of Solid Minerals are to be found, not only in the North, but also in the southern part  of the country. For example, apart from Gold found in Zamfara, it is also found in very…

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Fidelity Bank Appoints Three New Executive Directors

By Uche Mbah The Board of Directors of Fidelity Bank have recently announced  the appointment of three Executive Directors who, it is expected, will steer the ship of finance to the next corporate level. In a recent meeting in Lagos, the Board approved the appointment of Gbolahan Joshua, a mergers and Acquisition Banker; Obaro Odeghe, a Consumer Service Banker, and Hassan Imam, a Risk Management Banker into Directorial positions. Joshua will act as Executive Director/Chief of Operations and Information Officer while Odeghe will oversee corporate Banking. Imam will take charge…

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Zamfara: Nigeria Runs On Autopilot, Killings linked to Illegal Gold Mines

By Uche Mbah Over the years, blood has been dripping from the rafters of governance in state with the story being subsumed in political expedience and apparent nonchalance from the All Progressives Congress led Federal government. But the recent massacre has become significant because it came at a time when Nigeria is on Auto pilot. Currently, all the principal heads of governance in Nigeria are outside the country on one engagement or the other. The President, Vice president and the senate President are out of the Country, leaving a constitutional…

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Nigeria On Death Trap, Heading For Debt Crisis-Martin Onovo

Nigeria is currently on a dangerous level of Debt trap that is already showing signs of Debt crisis, and, it appears the presidency is more inclined to a speedy descent into debt crisis, if current realities are to be taken into considerations. This is the view of former Presidential candidate under the aegis of National Conscience Party, Martin Onovo. Debt trap indicates a situation where a country is borrowing more money while struggling to service an already burgeoning debt profile, a situation that Nigeria has unfortunately found herself in recent…

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Onnoghen’s Preemptive Resignation Rattles Presidency, Governance fully Northernised

To avoid humiliation of being retired by the Presidency , former Chief Justice of the Federation, Walter Onnoghen, threw in the towel in a game of survival that has subsumed the Judiciary within the Executive arm of  government. Furthermore, the principle of Federal Character has finally been buried in the political arrangement of the country. The National Judicial Council, NJC, has immediately after their decision on Onnoghen, dispatched their postion to the Presidency. Almost immediately, Onnoghen, through the Chief of Staff to the federal government, Abba Kyari, submitted his resignation…

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APC Abandons Amaechi As Wike Wins Big In Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commision, INEC, has declared the Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike winner of the governorship elections. Wike, the state Peoples Democratic Party flag bearer, polled 886,264 to defeat his nearest rival, Engineer Biokpomabo Awara of the AAC, who polled 173,859 votes. This was the highest margin a state governor has used to defeat his opponent in the current political dispensation. He won by a margin of 712,405 votes. By the end of the first day of collation and announcement of the results, Wike was already leading with…

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NJC may have recommended Onnoghen For Retirement, Cleared Tanko

Following turbulence that has trailed his tenure and his unceremonious suspension from his exalted office, Justice Walter Onnoghen may have been recommended for retirement by the national Judicial commission, NJC. Justice Tanko Mohammed, however, may have been exhonorated from allegations of subverting the rule of Law by offering himself to be sworn in as the new acting chief Justice without due process. This Soji Oye, the Director  of Media Information of the commission has hinted. The NJC handles issues of Judicial discipline. In the wake of the Onnoghen Saga, Justice…

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