Monthly Archives: May 2016

Obasanjo queried me for proposing privatisation of NNPC – Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says he was queried by President Olusegun Obasanjo in 1999 for proposing the privatisation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Speaking on Tuesday at the launch of We Are All Biafrans, a book of essays by ...

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Tony Elumelu P​romotes Nigeria as top Investment Destination to the French Business Community

Serial entrepreneur, philanthropist and promoter of Africaptalism, Tony O. Elumelu on 27 May 2016, delivered an inspiring speech in Paris, France, selling Nigeria as an investment destination to the French business community. Elumelu, who is the Chairman of Pan-African banking ...

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Ben Bruce was barred for breach of protocol, says senator

A member of the National Assembly, Senator Sola Adeyeye, representing Osun central senatorial district, has expressed disappointment with Ben Bruce, for allegedly misleading the public over the incident that happened at the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday. Senator Ben ...

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Arase (IGP) orders disarmament of IPOB members

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, has ordered Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIG) and Commissioners of Police (CP) in the South-East and South –South geopolitical zones of the country to disarm members of the Independent People of ...

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BEN BRUCE: DSS wouldn’t allow me greet President Buhari

Security Operatives at the presidential villa on Monday, barred Ben Murray Bruce, a Senator, representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, from exchanging pleasantries with President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Bruce, who joined his colleagues to a dinner to mark the 2016 ...

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Al-Mustapha: I’ll soon reveal what killed Abacha and Abiola

Hamza Al-Mustapha, chief security officer to Sani Abacha, says he would soon give the details of what killed Abacha and MKO Abiola, self-acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 election. Abacha died on June 8, 1998, while Abiola died July ...

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Fayose begs NASS: Buhari is trying to cage me with DSS

The outspoken governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has called on the national assembly to be conscious of a “new threat to the constitution”, saying President Muhammadu Buhari is trying to compel him to seek clearance from the Department of ...

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Buhari to launch Ogoni land clean-up June 2

President Muhammadu Buhari will launch the Ogoni land clean-up on June 2, a statement has said. This is contained in a statement issued by Chijioke Amu-Nnadi, Head of Corporate Affairs unit, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in Port Harcourt on ...

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‘My ministers have lost weight because they sleep and eat less’ – Buhari

NIGERIA – President Muhammadu Buhari says he feels the pain of his ministers, but especially has pity for Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, for having the responsibility of explaining government’s actions or inaction to Nigerians.The President disclosed this, ...

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MASSOB, police clash in Delta, Imo

A fight broke out between policemen and some people suspected to be members of the Movement for the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) in Asaba on Monday, witnesses said. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the incident occurred along ...

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