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  • Fresh Anxiety In Aso Rock Over Buhari’s Health

    April 23, 2017 2:12 AM 16

    Fresh anxiety is mounting over the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to the country on March 10 after a 49-day medical sojourn in London, United Kingdom. The 74-year-old Nigerian leader was only seen in public once throughout last week, when he joined other Muslim faithful for a Juma’at service on Friday at a mosque located

  • NIA DG / SGF FG mounts surveillance on VP Osinbajo probe panel

    April 23, 2017 1:59 AM 14

    Indications emerged last night that the Federal Government might have tightened surveillance around the panelists probing the two suspended very senior officials of this administration, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Engineer David Babachir Lawal, and the Director General, National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke, over money-related

  • Furore Over Dogara’s Call For Postponement Of 2018 Census |

    April 23, 2017 1:40 AM

    population census is essential in the development of every nation, as it determines the population density in different locations and guides government in its economic planning. Government is expected to determine the number of people in a particular location at a given time, so as to provide social amenities, based on the population statistics

  • Oshodi:Grandma electrocuted by median street light pole

    April 23, 2017 1:22 AM 10

    The Ajayi family of Ayete, Okeho, Oyo State are mourning after one of their own, Fasilat Omogbojubola Ajayi, was electrocuted on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The 60-year-old petty trader was resident in Aguda, Surulere, Lagos, before she moved to her personal apartment at Ogungbade area of Ifo, Ogun State but due to the economic situation in the country

  • EX-Milad Ewang to Buhari- If anyone is corrupt in your govt, let him go home

    April 23, 2017 1:22 AM 18

    Captain Sam Ewang (retd) was, at different times, military administrator of Ogun and Rivers states. He vied to be Akwa Ibom State governor on the platform of the All Nigerian People’s Party, ANPP, before the merger of some opposition political parties that gave birth to the All Progressives Congress (APC). During the last general elections, he also aspired

  • Chibok Eye witness account: Boko Haram had a tight grip on our lives

    April 23, 2017 1:22 AM 14

    Huawa Musa Magaji, a native of Chibok, borno State where 219 schoolgirls were abducted in April 2014, is also a child protection consultant with UNICEF. Magaji tells an eye witness story of Boko Haram insurgency in Chibok. I come from a town called Chibok in Borno State. I moved to Maiduguri years ago but I still have family in Chibok and try to visit

  • Aso Rock since Friday March 10: How the President works behind the scene

    April 23, 2017 1:22 AM 17

    This is a Reporter’s Diary of the activities of President Muhammadu Buhari since his return, Friday, March 10, 2017, from London on medical vacation. It is his sixth week since the return and the President has been so busy but mainly working behind the scene. You will be amazed that a 74-year-old soldier in retirement has not lost his agility. Also, disappointment

  • The rise and fall of Babachir Lawal

    April 23, 2017 1:14 AM 15

    President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, shocked many Nigerians with the suspension of two key government officials, thereby reaffirming his resolve to stamp corruption out of Nigeria. This is how it happened. Anyone with rich knowledge of their affinity would not bat an eyelid to believe that his suspension wasn’t an easy decision to make. Obviously

  • DSS Deploys Team To PenCom Over Alleged Plans To Alter Documents |

    April 23, 2017 1:07 AM 14

    The Department of State Security (DSS) has sent some of its men to the headquarters of the National Pension Commission (PenCom) as part of a standby team, following alleged plans by some staff of the commission to tamper with documents containing sensitive information. A source in the DSS who confirmed the development to LEADERSHIP Sunday yesterday

  • The corrupt war against corruption (1)

    April 23, 2017 12:59 AM 16

    It is well known that the biggest selling point of Muhammadu Buhari as a presidential candidate in the last election was his reputation as an anti-corruption crusader which he attracted to himself when he and late Brigadier Tunde Idiagbon ruled Nigeria with iron fists from December 31, 1983, to August 27, 1985. Indeed, it was really one of the ironies