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The Chairman, Alliance for Survival of COVID-19 and Beyond, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has faulted the claims made by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, that Nigeria’s revenue dropped by 65 per cent.
A Coalition of Northern Youths under the umbrella of Arewa Youths Parliament, has criticised former President Olusegun Obasanjo, for declaring Nigeria a failed state and trying to discredit President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says President Muhammadu Buhari inherited a terribly divided country from his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, in 2015.
According to Soyinka “I am notoriously no fan of Olusegun Obasanjo, General, twice former president and co-architect with other past leaders of the crumbling edifice that is still generously called Nigeria. I have no reasons to change my stance on his record. Nonetheless, I embrace the responsibility of calling attention to any accurate reading of this nation from whatever source, as a contraption teetering on the very edge of total collapse.”
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, commended President Muhammed Buhari’s led Federal Government for the support given at ensuring successful re-election of the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that political actors that midwifed national rot cannot chart a way forward for the country.
The Presidency on Sunday came down hard on former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his Thursday’s comment on the state of the nation, describing him as the country’s ‘Divider-in-Chief.’
The government’s response may not be unconnected to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s recent statement that the country was fast drifting to a failed and badly divided state.
The Pan Niger Delta Forum has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit the 2014 national conference report and use the recommendations to move Nigeria forward.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented that Nigeria is gradually becoming a failed state and a basket case and poverty capital of the world due to the recent mismanagement of Nigeria’s diversity
Retired military officer, General Alani Akinrinade, has said security architecture should not be exclusively control by the Federal Government, as efforts to secure the nation should be community driven rather than using a centralized structure.
Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, says only his principal has enough confidence to confront former President Olusegun Obasanjo and tell him his honest opinion on things.
This came as the Federal Government, yesterday, said despite the N2.3 trillion Economic Stimulus Plan put in place to contain impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the economy, there is the possibility that the third quarter, 2020 (Q3’20) Gross Domestic Product, GDP, growth rate will be negative, while the economy will relapse into a recession.
Former Ambassador to, Denmark, Finland, and Norway, Dr Godknows Igali, on Wednesday, declared intention to contest in the forthcoming Bayelsa Central Senatorial Bye-election in Bayelsa State.
President Muhammadu Buhari will deliver the opening speech at the 60th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
Sokoto State Governor, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has described former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, as a statesman, who is still relevant for consultations on issues of governance and challenges facing the country.
The Kaduna State Government said on Friday that it would revive guidance and counselling unit in public Secondary Schools in the state.
Akwa Ibom State Government has fixed September 21 2020 for the commencement of processes for the resumption of academic activities in the state-owned university, college of education and public primary schools.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State says Boko Haram insurgents have started recruiting children in the state due to the increase in unemployment.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned alleged siege on opposition governors by security agents in Benin City, the Edo State capital, ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state.
Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020/21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.
Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, former national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), says no ex-governor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can walk freely on the streets without being stoned.
Fresh evidence from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has revealed how Ramon Abbas, popularly called Hushpuppi, a Nigerian Instagram sensation, was involved in laundering unemployment benefits meant for citizens of the United States.
Barely a week to the September 19 gubernatorial election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu have once again had a reason to be at each other’s throat.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday the country would open its international borders selectively for travel and tourism from Oct. 1, bringing much needed relief to a sector largely dependent on high-spending foreign tourists.
A former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has forfeited a sum of N250,000,000 to the Federal Government.