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Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Murky Waters of Kano Politics: Who succeeds Gov Kwankwaso?

Murky Waters of Kano Politics: Who succeeds Gov Kwankwaso?

Maryam Musa and Ibrahim Muhammad examine the strengths and weakness of top contenders in the forthcoming governorship race in Kano state Kano State Deputy Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has declared his ambition to contest the highly coveted position in Kano; and if all goes well, Ganduje adjudged the most loyal  would in 2015, succeed


Adamawa Guber Fallout: Ribadu, a Political Prostitute!

In the face of all the twists and turns in Nigeria’s democratic journey, the electorate still remains the greatest losers, as they are but pawns in the hands of a corrupt political leadership in a troubled nation, why?  Ohia Isreal has the answer  These quotes gleaned from worried Nigerians since 2011 will suffice: “The People’s


2015: Borno’s Ali Sheriff in Limbo?

Mariam Musa, just back from Maiduguri against the backdrop of Borno’s political pendulum, captures the balance of power in the forthcoming gubernatorial race of the state Treachery dominates Borno Politics Electorate spoil for war And it happened that Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, Borno’s “BaoBab,” who was regarded as an icon by his admirers, has finally


Why Jonathan may be impeached

As tension and suspicion trail the impeachment of non PDP governors, a dissatisfied camp in the National Assembly is plotting to initiate moves to impeach President for being behind the campaign, writes James Obute  Adamawa State House of Assembly led by its former Speaker (now Acting Governor), Umaru Fintiri, penultimate week impeached Governor Murtala Nyako.

Nigeria's Minister of Petroleum Diezani Allison-Madueke speaks at a media briefing on a new gas price regime in the capital of Abuja

Exposed: More scam in NNPC!

How the Corporation connives with Swiss Traders to steal Nigeria’s crude oil By Ohia Israel A damning report titled “Big Spenders: Swiss Trading Companies, African Oil and the Risks of Opacity,” published by Bern Declaration, a Switzerland non-profit transparency organisation, has exposed how the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) selects companies it sells the Nation’s

Airports Remodeling Saga: ‘Senate inflated contract by N26b!’

How N174b debt was incurred ‘I didn’t incur any debt ’ – Oduah   By Ohia Israel Former Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, who had touted her efforts in remodeling the Nigerian airports across the federation, may not be the only one to blame, following the findings of a fresh report which accused the Senate of


‘Why I Must Run In 2015’

-Jonathan   ·        Intrigues greet President Goodluck Jonathan’s declaration to remain in Aso Rock till 2019 By James Obute, Abuja There are indications that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has declared his intention to run for another 4 years in office to the top chieftains of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Source in Abuja said President Jonathan


National Confab Fallout: Nigeria, which way forward?

Intrigues over Senate’s approval of electronic voting, National Conference recommendation of rotational presidency and governorship as well as the proposal for the creation of 18 new states have been greeted with mix feelings in the country, write James Obute The Senate penultimate Thursday July 3, removed the prohibition of controversial electronic voting by allowing Independent

Chief Executive Ahmadu Giade

Giade, NDLEA Boss in soup!

For hobnobbing with Drug Barons The National Security Adviser (NSA), Col Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) has queried National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Chief Executive Ahmadu Giade, for allegedly using his position to corruptly enrich himself, writes Ohia Israel National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, is an agency saddled with the responsibility of fighting the anti-drug