• God amalgamated Nigeria to lead Africa, says Maitama Sule

    God amalgamated Nigeria to lead Africa, says Maitama Sule

    Elder statesman, Alhaji Maitama Sule, on Tuesday in Abuja said that the amalgamation of 1914 was God’s handiwork to make Nigeria the leader of the black race.

    He stated this at the public presentation of two books, “Know About Corruption” and “Rebirth of Conscience”, authored by Amina Othman, a member of staff of the Bureau of Public Enterprises.

    Sule, who was the keynote speaker, stated that Nigeria could only realise God’s will to lead Africa if its people were united, morally upright, […]

  • Nigeria needs a bloodless revolution, says Maitama Sule

    Nigeria needs a bloodless revolution, says Maitama Sule

    For Nigeria to move forward and take her leadership role in Africa, there is the need for a revolution without bloodshed, Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Sule, the Dan Masani Kano has said.

    Sule stated this in Gombe yesterday in a keynote address titled: “Restructuring Nigeria: Implications for National Unity and Integration,” which was delivered at a seminar organised as part of activities marking the 20th anniversary of the creation of the state.

    While decrying the country’s inability to positively harness its abundant natural […]

  • I had no oil well as petroleum minister – Maitama Sule

    I had no oil well as petroleum minister – Maitama Sule

    According to reports, the first minister of Petroleum Resources in the first republic, elder statesman and permanent representative in the United Nation, Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule, has said that he had no oil well even as the first minister of Petroleum Resources for seven years.

    “I did not allocate myself a single oil well, not even a drum of kerosene,” Maitama Sule said.

    The elder statesman stated that Nigeria was a decent country back then with its leaders ready to serve not […]

  • President, governors must quit office before elections – Maitama Sule

    President, governors must quit office before elections – Maitama Sule

    Elder statesman, Alhaji Maitama Sule, has said that serving elected public officials such as the president and governors seeking re-election must quit office before the conduct of elections.

    Sule’s position is contrary to the practice whereby serving public officials stay in office while seeking re-election.

    Sule, who is a former permanent representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, spoke at the University of Calabar, during the inaugural edition of the university’s Faculty of Arts international conference.

    The theme of the conference was ‘Globalisation […]

  • Stop blaming Buhari, fuel scarcity problem can’t be resolved in a day, says Maitama Sule

    Stop blaming Buhari, fuel scarcity problem can’t be resolved in a day, says Maitama Sule

    Elder statesman and former Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule, has called on Nigerians to exercise patience with the current government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    The Dan Masanin Kano, noted that the problems of the oil sector, including the current fuel scarcity, cannot be solved overnight.

    Addressing journalists in Abuja, yesterday, Alhaji Sule remarked that the ongoing fuel scarcity and economic hardship experienced in the country were inherited from the previous administrations, adding that with patience and cooperation […]