Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has accused Nigerian politicians of being extremely desperate for power and engaging in a “do-or-die” politics.
I implore the DSS not to shy away from commencing an investigation into this sudden gale of discoveries by the EFCC with a view to ascertaining their authenticity and help bring this madness to a halt.
NIGERIA POLITICS: A Compendium of Citizens’ Curses as an Instrument of Oath for Nigerian Politicians
It is in Nigeria we find thieving and adulterous pastors, arrogant and corrupt civil servants, bullying and morally corrupt politicians.
NIGERIA POLITICS: Executive & Legislature Faceoff: CSOs Warn Against Subversion of National Assembly
A coalition of large Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has condemned in strong terms the ongoing attempt by the executive and their agents to subvert the authority and undermine the legislature, describing such move as an unnecessary distraction and a potent
Buhari nominated Stephen Ocheni, of Kogi state and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe state, to fill the vacant labor and environment ministries, said the Senate on its official Twitter account.
President Muhammadu Buhari is spending between one and four hours a day in his office to conserve his energy levels, diplomats and presidency sources said.
General Babangida said his long time suggestion about the practice of a two party system was gradually coming to fore in the nation’s politics.
“Personally I am not so much into politics. I have heard a lot about Trump. Especially the fact that he victimized some of my people, some Muslims,” Alhassan, who is Muslim, said. Alhassan added that he didn’t have a personal opinion about Trump.
“We just had very long meeting, basically trying to bring the president up to speed as to some of the things we have done while he was away,” Osinbajo said.
“They (Nigerians) have been arbitrarily raided … More (deportations) will likely follow,” said Dabiri-Erewa, adding that drug offenders among those sent back had been handed over to the Nigerian police.
And unlike Big Brother, there are no constant updates – in fact, President Buhari, 74, has not given a single interview since arriving in the UK.
“This is unacceptable to the people and government of Nigeria,” a senior presidential aide on foreign affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said.
Nigerians have to contend with political deceptions, betrayals and endless rhetorical excesses of the political elite. A typical Nigerian politician has proven that he is not to be TRUSTED!
We all need our heads examined for Nigeria to ever make any headway.
On Tuesdya, February 7, 2017, at the popular city of Onitsha, two soldiers, Corporal Bature Samuel and Corporal Abdulazeez Usman, like demons on a mission, went berserk and grievously brutalized a physically-challenged man, Mr Chijioke Uraku, for wearing a military
Olusegun Obasanjo wants it to happen sooner rather than later must rank as one of the surprises I’ve witnessed in Nigerian politics.
But the larger question is, why do Nigerian institutions excel in ludicrous rules designed to give grief to citizens?
Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi, who is the leader of Nigeria’s Ogale people, has taken the Royal Dutch Shell company to the High Court in London as he says they are responsible for the “devastating” pollution.
Nigerian writers, intellectuals and media figures called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the persecution of journalists, after an online publication’s news staff was briefly detained.
President Muhammadu Buhari elected on a platform of fixing a country mismanaged for decades frequently speaks of ending Nigeria’s dependency on oil exports.