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Nigeria: Fẹmi Adesina “spoke” to Buhari just as another akédé, Ṣẹgun Adeniyi, “discussed” the Eagles with comatose Yar Adua 7 years ago ! – Tola Adenle

February 26, 2017

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I’ve wondered aloud on this blog long before now why Yoruba’s droppings from the masters’ tables almost always include iṣẹ akédé: ministers, p.rs., communication persons, et cetera, who generally left the positions with reduced stature and near-zero credibility.  I’m not the first to say so loudly, though perhaps, less eloquently than the late Wordmeister, Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola (SLA) […]

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NIGERIA: Kidnapped archeologists in Kaduna freed! Premium Times

February 26, 2017

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The two Germans kidnapped in Kaduna State have been released. A German archaeologist, Peter Breunig, and his colleague, Johannes Buringer, were released on Saturday night, police sources told PREMIUM TIMES. “Yes, they were released last night (Saturday) by their kidnappers. No ransom was paid,” a senior police officer said in Kaduna on condition of anonymity. […]

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Nigerian archeologists cry out as Kidnapping- for-Pay Industry strikes again with the abduction of Visiting German Archaeologists in Northern Nigeria

February 25, 2017

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Archeologists in Nigeria have cried out in the wake of the kidnapping of their colleagues, Professor Peter Breunig and Mr. Johannes Behringer from Germany. Members of the Nigerian Association of Archeologists have been particularly vociferous about the security problems in the country, seizing the occasion of their 8th World Archaeological Congress held in Kyoto to sponsor a resolution […]

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What happens if Muhammadu Buhari doesn’t return to Nigeria? – ibtimes.co.uk/Ludovica Laccino

February 23, 2017

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  Nigerians are becoming increasingly concerned with the health of their head of state, MuhammaduBuhari, who has been on medical leave in the UK for more than a month. In spite of the presidency’s efforts to dismiss allegations the 74-year-old leader is severely ill or even dead, fears that Buhari might no longer be able to lead the country are […]

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Nigeria:Sanusi Part of Nigeria’s Problem – S.B. Falẹgàn

February 23, 2017

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  S.B. Falegan Following the lecture allegedly given by the Emir of Kano and former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Alhaji Sanusi, I am reluctantly compelled to send this rejoinder on what Emir Sanusi, former Central Bank of Nigeria, boss was alleged to have written as a solution to the current recession facing Nigeria, […]

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Nigeria, World’s highest cassava producer, imports gari from India! -Sola Adeniyi

February 22, 2017

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INDIAN GARRI BEING SOLD IN NIGERIAN SUPERMARKETS! I would like to ask: how much were you paid in bribe? Is this how far we are mentally bankrupt?   This is sincerely an absurdity of monumental proportion and a shame! Nigerian government and regulatory agencies (if they still exist) should cover their faces in shame. I […]

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Nigeria: “Fortunately … the Buhari presidency has no ideological conviction to recant, no lofty admin. height to fall from …”- nothing to lose – Tola Adenle

February 14, 2017

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FROM THIS: God willing, I will cast my presidential vote for retd. General Buhari and that is more than a personal quantum leap. As recently as before the 2007 (s)elections sealed whatever shot retd. General Obasanjo (rGO) might have had at statesman-hood, I had wondered aloud in my rested weekly essays for this paper [The […]

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Nigeria/Ho-hum (2): It’s another EFCC discovery from NNPC $20 billion fraud – a $37.5m Lagos oil minister’s home!

February 11, 2017

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$20bn NNPC fraud: EFCC discovers Diezani’s $37.5m Lagos mansion – Punch/Eniola Akinkuotu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has discovered a $37.5m (N11.75bn) luxury high-rise building on Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, allegedly belonging to the embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. This is just as the EFCC revealed on Friday that it discovered $9.3m […]

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Nigeria: Ho-hum, just another former top govt official’s hidden $9.8 m at a Kaduna slum house!

February 11, 2017

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Nigerians may be the world’s most abused citizens by its government top civil servants and political office holders but strange, bizarre and obscene as the country’s corruption has become, the depths of the depravity of these agents of the country’s destruction, seem still  unplumbed. One of the country’s crime-fighting agencies, the EFCC, announced Friday the […]

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Here Nigeria goes again as President Buhari’s “medical check-up” extends indefinitely abroad – Tola Adenle

February 6, 2017

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A sense of deja vu is all over Nigeria now as a press statement announces that Buhari’s medical vacation which was supposed to see him back at his desk today, Monday, February 6 was postponed indefinitely. While the word “indefinitely” was not used in the statement, the president is reported to have completed “medical tests” whose results […]

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