• Federal government frustrated my efforts to free Chibok girls trice – Boko Haram close pal, Salkida

    Federal government frustrated my efforts to free Chibok girls trice – Boko Haram close pal, Salkida

    Freelance journalist, Ahmad Salkida, has revealed that several attempts made by him to free the abducted Chibok girls from captivity had been frustrated by the federal government.

    Salkida, who is believed to have direct links to Boko Haram terrorists, said he met the girls and their captors at the instance of the federal government.

    In an email to Newsmen on Sunday, Salkida faulted the narratives of the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and President Muhammadu Buhari’s biographer, Professor John Paden, on […]

  • Nigerian governors frustrated us from saving for rainy day – Obasanjo

    Nigerian governors frustrated us from saving for rainy day – Obasanjo

    Obasanjo, who spoke at the 2016 World Pension Summit in Abuja, lamented that many of the former state executives frustrated his genuine attempt to save a substantial portion of the country’s resources when there was excess oil revenue.

    Obasanjo said at the event attended by global pension players and top government officials, “I remember when I was in government and I told, particularly, the governors, ‘please let us save for the rainy days.’

    They said no!. “There was no rain at that […]

  • How Jonathan frustrated amendment of 1999 Constitution – Ekweremadu explains

    How Jonathan frustrated amendment of 1999 Constitution – Ekweremadu explains

    The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said the failure of attempt to amend the 1999 Constitution in 2015 was not National Assembly’s fault.

    Ekweremadu stated this at the opening of a two-day retreat on the Review of the 1999 Constitution on Friday in Lagos.

    It was organised by the National Assembly.

    Ekweremadu, who attributed the failure of the process to non-assent by former President Goodluck Jonathan, explained that the Fourth Alteration Bill successfully scaled through all legislative processes.

    He said the […]