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2019: Abdulsalami Abubakar warns against Nigeria’s disintegration

Former Head of state, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Friday said he will forever be an enemy of anyone that tried to hinder the democratic development of Nigeria or plunge Nigeria into crisis.

President Buhari hails ex-minister Tam David-West at 82

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday congratulated a former Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Prof. Tam David-West, on his 82nd birthday.

Tam David-West: Mistake President Buhari made that’s now haunting his government

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Tam David-West, has opined that President Muhammadu Buhari’s mistakes in his first four months in power are haunting his government.

Survival of Black race depends on existence of Nigeria – Governor Aregbesola

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has said that Nigeria must not just exist as a nation but lead the black race in the cause of advancing African renaissance.

Ex-Minister Tam David-West blames fuel scarcity on corruption, fraud in NNPC

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Prof. Tam David-West, has blamed the fuel scarcity on corruption and fraud in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

To whom does Buhari’s ‘human side’ matter?

For politicians, especially presidents, images matter a lot. Perception is reality. The eye can be tyrannical; it demands to be fed with images that contour its

I can fix fuel crisis – Tam David-West

Former Minister of Petroleum, Prof Tam David-West, has said he can fix the nagging fuel scarcity across the country if given the responsibility.

President Buhari better than General Babangida by far – Tam David-West

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Prof Tam David-West, has declared that he cannot vouch for retired Gen. Ibrahim Babangida’s integrity and that the former military president is not in the same league with President Muhammadu Buhari in terms of clean leadership.

Ibe Kachikwu is minister without portfolio – Tam David-West

A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Prof. Tam David-West, has described the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, as a “minister without portfolio.”

$25bn NNPC contract: Things not so bad as portrayed by Ibe Kachikwu – Tam...

Tam David-West, former minister of petroleum resources, says the allegations brought against Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) by Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, could not have been true.

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Muhammadu Buhari: Let anybody lead this country, not PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari has again faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly mismanaging the nation’s resources.
Mahmood Yakubu

INEC reaffirms commitment to deliver credible elections in 2019

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Group accuses Atiku Abubakar of tax evasion, asks FIRS to release his record

The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Court throws out contempt application against Lai Mohammed

Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.
Hafez Ghanem

World Bank grants Tanzania $300 million to support education sector

The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.