• No lesson learnt from budget padding scandal – Jibrin

    No lesson learnt from budget padding scandal – Jibrin

    Suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has expressed disappointment that the country has not learnt any lesson from the 2016 budget fraud commonly referred to as budget padding.

    He made this observation in Abuja on Friday, the eve of the first 100 days since the crisis in the House of Representatives over the budget padding saga became a national issue.

    The former Appropriations Committee chairman explained that nothing had changed from the process which allows budget fraud in the […]

  • (Final Episode 17) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    (Final Episode 17) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    Now in the police station, Kadir has the photo of Meenarh in his hands, staring at it with smiles on his face. The policemen who brought him in did not find it difficult to, he had obeyed them the moment they told him why his attention was needed at the station. The investigator does not force him to speak; an instruction from Hajiya Jemilah, he hands him the paper and pen, and then asks him to write a statement.

    Kadir: “Must […]

  • (Episode 16) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    (Episode 16) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    Mike: “It was on Friday, the 16th September. My friend, Kadir Muhammed, my supposed best friend invited me to the club, so I can meet his sister-in-law for the first time. He said she was very beautiful and decent; my kinda girl…”

    Police: “…which club be that, and which time” he cuts in

    Mike: “Like 12.00am or so, AsoBill Clubhouse in Wuse II.” He pauses

    Police: “You well so? Continue na, save me some time! You think you are the only suspect we […]

  • (Episode 15) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    (Episode 15) At the Eleventh Hour…A Life Lesson Story

    The following day, Uncle Karim has already told his brother to leave town, but Kadir is not ready to abandon his first Music Reality Show in Abuja because of an ordinary letter; he knows the letter must have been sent by Mike.

    Jemilah, on her part, is now getting ready to go to the house where Mike has been captured by her private investigators. She has paid them generously for a job well done; she has also invited a camera man […]

  • (Episode 4) At the Eleventh Hour… A Life Lesson Story!

    (Episode 4) At the Eleventh Hour… A Life Lesson Story!

    Mike runs after Kadir who tries to escape leaving him to solve his problem all by himself. He drags him back into the living room and they both fall on their backs. He thought Kadir would never abandon him in times like this- The only person who can save him right now is Kadir; Mike has gotten to a Cul-De-Sac.  He can’t let Kadir off his sleeve no way!  He tightens his grip on Kadir who struggles to free himself […]

  • (Episode 3) At the Eleventh Hour… A Life Lesson Story!

    (Episode 3) At the Eleventh Hour… A Life Lesson Story!

    Mike: “Ah-ahn! Good morning, Sir” still surprised, he shakes hands with Uncle Karim

    Uncle Karim: “Good morning Mike. I’m sure you are wondering why I am at your house at this hour”. He looks at his wrist watch. “Well, it is not too early neither is it too late”, looks back at Mike.”It is just some minutes past six”. He extends his left wrist so Mike can see the time. “Don’t worry, I am not here because of work” he smiles.

    Mike: […]

  • (Episode 1) At the Eleventh Hour… A Life Lesson Story!

    (Episode 1) At the Eleventh Hour… A Life Lesson Story!

    It is 2am on Friday, the 16th of September, 2016. Mike, in his late twenties is at AsoBill Clubhouse in Wuse II, Abuja. He is in the middle of a dancing crowd. His best friend, Kadir is approaching the crowd on the VIP section. Like many of the clubs in the city of Abuja, AsoBill Clubhouse is owned by one of the most popular Nigerian celebrities and located amidst other clubs on Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent. Mike and Kadir have been […]

  • Incarceration, failed presidential bids taught me lesson, says Buhari

    Incarceration, failed presidential bids taught me lesson, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said his three-and-half years’ incarceration, the nation’s civil war and his failed attempts to win presidential election, had taught him “an important lesson about social justice.”

    A statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, quoted the President as saying this while receiving the Imam of the Mosque of the Holy Prophet in Medina, Sheikh Abdul-Muhsin Al-Qassimi, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    Buhari said his administration would continue to promote unity and peaceful […]