EFCC: Protecting Looters?

By Oji Odu As controversies over the owner of the N13.3 billion recovered from Flat Seven B at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), become messier, Senate President, Bukola Saraki regrets that the anti-graft agency and the parties involved have not managed the issue well, bringing the nation to greater disrespect. He said that it has become embarrassing that the EFCC whose responsibility it is to tell Nigerians who the money belongs to, has not done so up till now and there was no clarity…

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Buhari buckles under pressure, Suspends SGF

President Mohamed Buhari surprised pundits by coming hard on some of the musketeers in Aso Rock, Babchir Lawal and Ambassador Ayo Oke. Lawal was axed due to the long standing case of Grass cutting at the Internally Displaced Person’s, IDP, camp. It was gathered that the president was being blind shielded as to the true situation of things by those who would want to rule on his behalf and feed him false information. sources indicated that the rubbishing of the anti corruption war- the only program the APC government is…

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Ngige Alters Anambra Guber Calculations

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   Seven months to the Anambra gubernatorial election, snippets of the reconfiguration in the state’s political arena have emerged. The main parties battling for the incumbent, Governor Willie Obiano’s position are the ruling party in the state, All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and All Progressives Congress, APC. While APGA is fighting hard to ward off PDP and APC’s onslaught and retain power, the two opposition parties in the state, for different reasons, are bent on wrestling power from Obiano. PDP for example, still…

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Nigerian Police Leads, Customs Follow

By Stephen Ubanna For years, there had been a major crisis in the Nigeria  public sector, government agencies and  the paramilitary  over the   discrimination of HND holders in career progression . The situation became   so bad  as Polytechnics students took up the matter with the leadership of the Academic Staff of Polytechnics at various times and to reassure them the HND Certificate is equivalent to the University degree. Indeed, worried by the  discrimination , the Association, it was gathered had been in the struggle for the past 20 years to…

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