First female and former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Farida Waziri, has cautioned her predecessor, Nuhu Ribadu, against using her name anytime he needs public attention or sympathy. Waziri’s reaction was contained in a statement signed by her Personal Assistant, Omolara Oluremi, on Saturday in Abuja.
Mrs Waziri was reacting to the claim by Ribadu earlier in the week that Waziri was one of those who frustrated the anti-corruption crusade he embarked upon. Waziri said the latest […]
Against the backdrop of the current economic recession ravaging the country, the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has lashed out at the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government, saying nothing is working under the current administration.
The fiery governor made the remark while addressing reporters on Wednesday in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
Stressing that Nigeria needs more than political parties to forge ahead, Fayose said, “Every political party has got its own problems. Let me tell you, as the events unfold, […]
Worried by the suspicion that some loans running into trillions of naira given out to some banks by the past governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) were not remitted to the federal treasury, a Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has threatened to apply for an order of Mandamus to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to commence investigation into it for possible prosecution of anybody found culpable.
According to Falana, who spoke Sunday at the dinner […]
Catholic Bishops in the country, at the weekend, took a critical look at the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and gave it low marks in critical sectors including economy, security and social development.
The bishops, in their communiqué after a oneweek conference in Akure, the Ondo State capital, said the people of the country are tired of the excuses being given by the administration for its failure.
They asked the government to buckle up and resolve the myriads of problems facing the […]
The Nigerian military has again reiterated its commitment to reclaim Sambisa Forest and bring the Boko Haram insurgency to an end.
The military, which stated this through the theatre commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, also noted that the proposed swap deal involving the missing Chibok school girls with some captured Boko Haram members should not be seen as a sign of failure.
Irabor spoke at the 23rd Armoured Brigade Jalo cantonment in Yola on Wednesday after he received operational […]
A factional Chairman of the All Progressive Congress in Kano, Useni Mairiga on Tuesday described President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration as a total failure.
Mairiga, in a local radio station, monitored in Kano yesterday, said that Buhari has betrayed the confidence of the Nigerian masses, who voted him into power.
He said, ”Following unfolding developments, President Buhari has betrayed the confidence of the Nigerian masses, who voted for him massively into power.”
In a chat with newsmen in Kano, Mairiga stated that it is […]
Freezing Fayose’s account is desperate act by Buhari to cover up failure to deliver campaign promises, say PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the move by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to freeze the account of the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, was an act of desperation by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to cover up its failure to deliver on its campaign promises to Nigerians.
The opposition party in a statement by its Head of Publicity, Prince Dayo Adeyeye described EFCC’s action as unlawful, undemocratic, autocratic, oppressive and draconian.
According to Adeyeye, the Buhari’s […]