The International Conference Centre in Abuja, where the book presentation on the “Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria” took place on Monday, was packed with scores of high-ranking politicians and offcials, excluding Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.
But how come that Mr Abubakar ignored the event? A statement issued by Abubakar’s Media Adviser Paul Ibe reads in part: “For inexplicable reason, the former Vice President only received his invitation today (Monday) after the event had started.
It is on record that the invitation for […]
Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG) ignored a takeover bid from Chinese consortium The Sinofortone Group back in February, according to reports.
The letter of interest, for a bid in the region of £700 million (after the club was valued at £650m in the latest Forbes figures), received no response from the Boston-based owners and no further contact has been made as Sinofortone officials were shocked at the lack of dialogue over their offer.
The Sinofortone group specialise in “infrastructure and equity […]
Jamiu Abiola, one of the sons of late Chief MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, has said the late former military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.), allegedly refused to release his father from incarceration when his health was failing.
He also said some Nigerians would have made a hero out of Abdulsalami’s predecessor, the late Gen. Sani Abacha, who incarcerated Abiola till his (Abacha’s) death, if he was alive today.
Abiola’s son said […]