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Saturday, November 18, 2017
Kachikwu, Baru and the NNPC debacle

Buhari and the allegation of Northernization

Perhaps the biggest news this week so far, has been the attempt by the Presidency to debunk the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari has...
Ogun lawmaker urges Amosun to release federal allocations to LGs

An Appraisal of Amosun’s Leadership Quality

In assessing a political leader, the primary qualities to consider include the theoretical ideals of vision, commitment and political will. Then, of the...
Kachikwu, Baru and the NNPC debacle

The monkey business they call governance

“Have you gone to visit your brother in Ekiti?” “Who is that? I have many brothers from Ekiti state” “The Governor. Osokomole himself, ekun oko oke,...
Positioning Nigeria for a Prosperous Future

Positioning Nigeria for a Prosperous Future

Since the middle of 2014, when the price of crude oil fell dramatically, Nigeria’s finances became challenged. This is not hard to explain: we’ve...
Abati didn’t write that…

Abati didn’t write that…

I had dedicated Saturday, October 21, to two important events: attending to family duties and participating in a farewell funeral party in Abeokuta in...
First Bank committed to revamping of FirstMobile to boost convenience

First Bank’s appalling customer service and disregard

For a bank that recently had a programme that promotes kindness and putting their customers first, recent events have shown that First Bank of...
Corruption: Aremu seeks special powers for EFCC, ICPC

AG’s Fiat and the Faltering Anti-graft War

Since the return of democracy in 1999 and the establishment of two anti-corruption bodies (the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and...
NNPC to invite tenders for sale, purchase of Nigerian crude grades

Expressing Concern over Kachikwu’s Letter to the President

Having been associated with the corridor of power both at the state and federal level in Nigeria, I doubt if the President is such...
Again, the air force got it wrong By Dawodu Matthew

Again, the air force got it wrong By Dawodu Matthew

It is indeed a season of the absurd. The ruckus in the petroleum sector is well underway when the Nigerian Airforce deemed it the...
Kachikwu, Baru and the NNPC debacle

Kachikwu, Baru and the NNPC debacle

The current NNPC debacle is probably the most embarrassing, even if mercifully, eye-opening crisis in the history of that nationally strategic institution since its...