Buhari Replaces Maikanti Baru, Appoints Alleged Aba Kyari’s Brother GMD

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mele Kolo Kyari as the Group Managing Director, GMD, of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. He replaces the current GMD, Maikanti Baru, who bows out on July 7, 2019. Kyari, believed in some quarters to be a brother to former Presidential chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, hails from Borno. But former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-kayode, claims that they are not related. He said he had known the Kyari  family for long, and that kolo is not a member of their family.…

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Tinubu vs the Cabal: Between the Rock and A Hard Place


By Uche Mbah Recent events in the polity may be indicative of a jugular war between the Aso Rock Cabal- the de-facto Presidency, and a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, A PC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The All Progressives Congress, APC, has been embroiled in controversies majorly involving the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, and many of the governors elected under the aegis of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The crisis was not unrelated to the primary elections organized by the party under the Party chairman, which was done under…

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