• Buhari’s military mentality affecting performance, says Balarabe

    Buhari’s military mentality affecting performance, says Balarabe

    A former Governor of the old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, says Buhari’s military background in addressing ethnic agitations in the country was affecting his performance.

    Balarabe said the Buhari-led Federal Government had not shown seriousness in using dialogue to resolve agitations from different geopolitical zones of the country.

    Speaking in an interview on Thursday, Balarabe said Buhari should show that he is now a converted democrat by using dialogue to settle crises rocking the country.

    The former governor, who described Buhari’s first […]

  • Fidelity Bank: Okonkwo Returns As MD, Balarabe Now DMD after EFCC’s arrest over Diezanigate

    Fidelity Bank: Okonkwo Returns As MD, Balarabe Now DMD after EFCC’s arrest over Diezanigate

    Following the resumption of the managing director of Fidelity Bank, Mr Nnamdi Okonkwo, Alhaji Mohammed Lawal Balarabe who held forte in the absence of Okonkwo, has been appointed as the deputy managing director of the Bank, subject to regulatory approval.

    Okonkwo was temporarily replaced by Balarabe following his arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    The bank, in a statement described Balarabe as an erudite banker with over 24 years’ experience in corporate, commercial and retail banking. He has worked […]

  • Fidelity Bank appoints Acting MD, Balarabe to replace troubled CEO Okonkwo

    Fidelity Bank appoints Acting MD, Balarabe to replace troubled CEO Okonkwo

    Fidelity Bank Plc yesterday appointed an Acting Managing Director, Alhaji Mohammed Lawal Balarabe in place of its troubled Chief Executive Officer, Nnamdi Okonkwo.

    The bank’s Board of Directors which approved the appointment, said the development followed the absence of the substantive  Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.

    While announcing Balarabe, who prior to the appointment was the Executive Director North, the bank reassured all it’s stakeholders, including over 400,000 shareholders and about 3.4 million customers, of it’s continued seamless services.

    It said although Balarabe’s appointment […]

  • Build special prisons for corrupt Nigerians –  Balarabe tells Buhari

    Build special prisons for corrupt Nigerians – Balarabe tells Buhari

    In his time as the governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa and most of his colleagues lived a spartan life due to the fact that corruption was very minimal and governors were excitedly submissive to the president and their parties.

    But with corruption becoming a lifestyle rather than an exception and corrupt politicians being worshipped as gods and President Muhammadu Buhari wielding the sledgehammer against the monster as a cardinal objective of his administration, Musa has thrown his weight behind […]