Monthly Archives: December 2011


Katsina Politics: Desperation as PDP Loses at Appeal Court

The political atmosphere in Katsina State seems to have changed when the Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna recently set aside the decision of the Katsina State National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the election of almost all the lawmakers who won the recent parliamentary election under the Congress for

Genral Buhari

2015: Buhari’s Game Plan Unveiled

Like the proverbial phoenix, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) has continued to execute one political resurrection after the other. Following his removal as Head of State in 1985 by the wily General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd) many had thought that Buhari would never dream of occupying Aso Rock again, but he stunned all and sundry when he

Monumental Oil Subsidy Fraud and Corruption at the NNPC

On Thursday December 1, the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, cringed when the senate joint committee investigating the management of funds set aside for petroleum subsidy handed her a seven-day ultimatum to produce a secret forensic report on the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation in her custody. The audit, done for her ministry by renowned audit

Farida Waziri

Farida Waziri’s Waterloo

On 23rd November, Farida Waziri, the then chair of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC,) was booted out of office. A Press Release issued by Reuben Abati, SA Media to the President, announced the removal of the anti-graft Czar and an immediate replacement in person of Ibrahim Lamourde who was until his appointment EFCC’s

Malam Tukur Mamu and Governor Geidam of Yobe State

DESERT HERALD Publisher Petitions Kaduna Trial Magistrate Over Alleged Misconduct

The Publisher/Editor-In-Chief of the Kaduna based DESERT HERALD newspaper, Tukur Mamu, has petitioned the trial Magistrate of Ibrahim Taiwo road in Kaduna, Nasiru Idris Lere Esq through the Chief Justice of the state, Justice Rahila Khoje over alleged “biased and unethical conduct” in his on-going trial before the Chief Magistrate. It could be recalled that


PDP’s Intra Party Politics May Consume Gov. Wamakko’s Second Term Ambition

As Party Stalwarts alleged to be acting the script of the President in the state gang up against him. This time may not be the best for Governor Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State as party faithful in the State has written a strong worded petition to the National Headquarters of the party. In the nine