Buhari salutes Akufo-Addo on historic win

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo, on his historic win of the December 7 Ghana presidential election. Mr Addo, 72,  had campaigned to be president of the country twice before. President Buhari also praised the Government and people of Ghana, the National Electoral Commission, and candidates of political parties, for the decorum, maturity and peaceful conduct of the election that produced a winner from an opposition party, who was contesting for the third time. President Buhari, who also won Nigeria’s…

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Scandalous MTN?

More troubles plague MTN as the telecommunications company loses its crown as Africa’s biggest mobile phone company By Oji Odu Months after MTN was supposed to put its problems in Nigeria behind by agreeing to pay a N330 billion ( $1.1 billion) fine for failure to deactivate about five million unregistered subscribers in its network, the once biggest mobile telecommunications provider in Africa is, again, facing more  problems. Nigerian legislators have strengthened their accusations that the company illegally shipped about $14 billion out of Nigeria. The money which was moved…

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End Game

Efforts to rid Abia State of criminal elements has paid-off as the Police paraded a 20-Year old who beheaded a woman and a 65-Year Old man who Allegedly defiled a 2-Year old baby in Umuahia, Abia capital By Stan Nwachukwu/ Umuahia THE popular aphorism which says that many days are for the thieves, but, one day for the owner played out in Abia state, South-Eastern Nigeria, when the robust energy of the state police command with the assistance of the Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, on 28th September,…

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Probe Hammer

Senate Committee on Customs begins a probe of  Nigeria Customs tagged by officials as a haven of Corruption By  Stephen Ubanna Bashar Yusuf, a World Customs   Organisation, WCO, trained Customs  officer of the Nigeria Customs  Service, NCS, appears to have won the ear of Hameed Ali, a retired Colonel and Comptroller General of the  NCS, over his diligence  at Tin Can Island Command  nipping in the bud,  unwholesome activities of fraudulent   importers. Given Yusuf’s technical background from  both World Customs Organisation, WCO and the NCS  Headquarters where  he spent close…

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Now That the real trouble has started from Buhari’s Bedroom

By Gwiyi Solomon Aisha’s outburst over the alienation of core progressives in the APC fold, and overtaking of the same by certain Cabals in her husband’s government brings us to the Tinubu saga – the tactical and willful ex-communication of the Yoruba born-political-hurricane in the political Party he single-handedly built to wrestle power from the then ruling PDP. Tinubu as was widely reported recently has been under severe and diplomatic attacks from men and women in the broom Party, owing to his perceived ever-growing political influence in the All Progressives…

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