The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday weighed in on the debates about the first Nigerian-built unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). President Muhammadu Buhari sparked the debates when he claimed on Twitter Thursday night that he had just commissioned the ‘first-ever’ UAV (or drone) built by the NAF engineers.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday weighed in on the debates about the first Nigerian-built unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). President Muhammadu Buhari sparked the debates when he claimed on Twitter Thursday night that he had just commissioned the ‘first-ever’ UAV (or drone) built by the NAF engineers. “Today in Kaduna I attended the induction […]
In what appeared like renewed re-alignment, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday evening visited ex- President Goodluck Jonathan in his country home in Otuoke, Bayelsa State.
In what appeared like renewed re-alignment, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday evening visited ex- President Goodluck Jonathan in his country home in Otuoke, Bayelsa State. Obasanjo had earlier in the day arrived Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital on a 3-day visit at the instance of Governor Henry Seriake Dickson who was marking his six […]
Again, Ijaw leaders meet on true federalism Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, Thursday at his residence in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take a second look at the 2014 National Conference report, insisting that it holds the key to resolving several challenges currently being faced by the […]
By Reno Omokri At various occasions since coming to power on May 29, 2015, both President Muhammadu Buhari and his lying parrot, Lai Mohammed, have attempted to sell the false narrative that the Jonathan administration and the Peoples Democratic Party, destroyed Nigeria’s economy and handed over a collapsed polity and are the reason for the […]
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday, in a blistering and excoriating 13-page statement, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. Mr. Obasanjo, in a special press statement entitled, “The Wat Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement” said Mr Buhari has performed far below expectation and should honourably “dismount […]
By Wole Soyinka It is happening all over again. History is repeating itself and, alas, within such an agonizingly short span of time. How often must we warn against the enervating lure of appeasement in face of aggression and will to dominate! I do not hesitate to draw attention to Volume III of my INTERVENTION […]
The Federal Government approved N280.1m cash payments to former Presidents and Heads of State in 2017 to buy cars. Out of the money, N40m had already been released, but final releases would tally at “100 per cent.” There is an outstanding balance of N240.1m to be paid to the former leaders. Vehicles worth N120m were […]
By Ehi Ekhator A former Nigerian Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode has asked the Nigerian Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi to accuse the former president, Late Musa Yar’adua and his men on what they did with the money in the foreign reserve and the Excess Crude Account. (ECA) Fani-Kayode was responding to the […]
It is quite possible that Rotimi Amaechi is losing his marbles otherwise why else would he be asking former President Jonathan to account for the $65 billion that former Olusegun Obasanjo left in the Excess Crude Account when there was never any such amount? Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the former Governor of the […]
It is unfair to ask President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the report of the conference convoked by a former President, Goodluck Jonathan, Northern senators said yesterday in Katsina. The senators said President Buhari was neither privy to the conference’s underlying philosophy nor primary objectives, and therefore, was not obliged to implement it. The Chairman of […]