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African Aid: China dumps labor & materials; Japan employs local labor and supplies – Tola Adenle

September 19, 2016

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The situation of employment for Chinese and back-door market for Chinese goods clothed as “aid” in Kenya is perhaps replicated all over Africa; any observer knows it’s the case in Nigeria. China gives “aid” or gets a contract and before you could spell c-h-i-n-a, hordes of Chinese descend on the country and fan out across […]

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Swiss Ambassador on Nigeria: Our govt officials don’t steal public funds; they don’t use private jets or fly first class – Premium Times/Sani Tukur

July 23, 2016

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Originally posted on emotanafricana.com:
Hans Rudolf Hodel, Switzerland ambassador to Nigeria On Federalism: … taxes are decided by the people themselves; that is a guarantee that the tax are executed well, because if my cantonal government in charge of the Cantonal University wants to improve it and needs more money, they have to convince…

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Nigeria’s Osun State moving towards chaos as Christian students dress in religious garments! – Tola Adenle

June 14, 2016

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“Students” pose/posture in photograph at school gate [Premium Times] “Students” dressed in their egúngún – masquerade – outfits on way to “school” in Osun in response to Muslim females wearing hijab A classroom at Iwo Baptist High School [Premium Times] With news reports showing some Christian students wearing religious garments, the stage is gradually being set for chaos […]

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The Panamapapers(3): Leak, including the faces of the “power players”, & – oh, hum – Nigerian dramatis personae – World news

April 5, 2016

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  The hands-in-the-cookie-jar-faces of alleged Panama account operators!   WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE PANAMA PAPERS LEAK http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/panama-papers-leak_us_57027188e4b0daf53af010d1?cps=gravity_5020_-6538044878759939875   GIANT LEAK OF OFFSHORE FINANCIAL RECORDS EXPOSES GLOBAL ARRAY OF CRIME AND CORRUPTION #PanamaPapers: Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Corruption   LAWYER AT CENTER OF PANAMA PAPERS DATA LEAK […]

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Falae’s kidnapping for ransom: Fulani herdsmen have taken Nigeria’s impunity lawlessness to new heights for many years – Tola Adenle

September 24, 2015

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By the 1990s, Fulani herdsmen have made the lives of farmers in Yorubaland’s Oyo North a living nightmare. They would graze their cattle on farmlands and whenever farmers raised voices in protest, they would resort to all sorts of violence, including the raping of farmers wives and female children. In the last decade or so, […]

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Ho-hum – big yawn – just another pittance $77m/monthly ripoff under Madueke’s NNPC – Premium Times investigation

September 16, 2015

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After reading the following investigative story by PT’s Ogala Emmanuel, most Nigerians must wonder how much lower could Nigeria’s corruption go, and if what a blogger – aguntasolo – wondered aloud is not the most lenient solution: “no ifs, no buts, people must go to prison …” If found guilty of the ongoing many probes. […]

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Nigeria’s war on corruption: APC must call its senators & House of Reps members to order on treasury looting through emoluments

August 18, 2015

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 Premium Times Infographic – [More at the bottom of page] With APC’s understandable position on party supremacy, where does the party stand on the insane emoluments that have been the norm since the days of the looting PDP? Has it issued a directive to its members on where to draw the line in this fleecing […]

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SHOCKING: Ex-FRSC boss buys off govt’s 7-day old N13m SUV as scrap, paying N150, 000 – Premium Times

August 7, 2015

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http://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/187950-shocking-ex-frsc-boss-buys-off-govts-7-day-old-n13m-suv-as-scrap-paying-n150-000.html   FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2015.  4:35 a.m. [GMT]

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Buhari’s War on Corruption: “I do not owe anybody”: bank debtors’ semantic gymnastics revisited – Tola Adenle

August 5, 2015

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With Nigeria’s Central Bank (CBN) knocking on bank debtors’ doors as proxy for the retired General on his War on Corruption,through the who-me(?) template seems being dusted for use as was done in the not-distant past. The name-them-shame-them approach of Nigeria’s President Buhari seems to be resurrecting words that were offered during the last bank […]

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Buhari vows to recover stolen billions – Press release

June 23, 2015

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“The next three months may be hard, but billions of dollars can be recovered, and we will do our best … ” President Buhari READ THE STORY: http://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/185559-buhari-talks-tough-vows-to-recover-billions-of-dollars-stolen-by-past-officials.html

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