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Fayose cautions Buhari over probe of military chiefs, says “$2.1bn arms deal is a scam”

Fayose cautions Buhari over probe of military chiefs, says “$2.1bn arms deal is a scam”

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Read the press statement from Ekiti state government below...Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has advised President Mohammadu Buhari on his order for 18 Military Generals to be probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms deal.Governor Fayose, who reacted to the president order for the 18 serving and retired military chiefs to appear before the EFCC from Monday, through his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said the military officers ought to have been probed in accordance with the armed forces rules of engagement.The governor, who reiterated his support for the fight against corruption, said "the $2.1 billion arms deal is a scam because all that they are just doing is to brandi...
Photo: Obasanjo graduates from National Open University of Nigeria

Photo: Obasanjo graduates from National Open University of Nigeria

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was awarded a Masters Degree (MA) in Christian Theology by the management of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) at its fifth convocation ceremony held at its permanent site in Abuja today January 16th. He graduated with 4.25 Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA) at Abeokuta Study Centre of the University.The ceremony was witnessed by Nollywood stars including Desmond Elliot, Kenneth Okonkwo and others. Amongst the other grandaunts included a 52-year-old grandmother, Abdullahi Amina, who bagged a First Class degree in Islamic Studies. 70 year old Rear Admiral Orishamolade Stephen Ola bagged a First Class in Mathematics. A total number of 10,652 others students graduated. Congrats to all of them. .
Buhari departs for United Arab Emirates on Sunday

Buhari departs for United Arab Emirates on Sunday

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President Buhari will on Sunday, January 17th depart Nigeria for the United Arab Emirates on a three-day official visit. According to a statement by Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, President Buhari during his visit, will join the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki Moon, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan of Abu Dhabi and other participants as a special guest of honour at this year’s edition of the World Future Energy Summit.The Summit which is now in its ninth year of existence has developed into one of the world’s most influential events dedicated to advancing future energy, energy efficiency and clean technologies. President Buhari will also lead a team of his ministers to bilateral talks with the government of the UAE. After the talks, a number of agreements
Nnamdi Kanu apologises to Pres. Buhari, Jonathan, Igbo elders

Nnamdi Kanu apologises to Pres. Buhari, Jonathan, Igbo elders

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Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra and founder of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has expressed regret for referring to President Buhari as a terrorist, evil and a paedophile during one of his programmes on his radio station on August 1st this year. Kanu tendered the apology for his comment against Buhari, Jonathan and others in a statement which he made to the DSS on October 23rd.The statement in part reads"Reference to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as a terrorist, evil and a paedophile is regrettable and uncalled for and for that, I unreservedly apologise and will be doing so in a private letter to the President. Before PMB (President Buhari) there was the administration of Goodluck Jonathan. I also said uncomplimentary things about him and Igbo elders as well, which...

Friends of alleged murderers of Nigerian student in Cyprus claim he jumped to his death

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Yesterday, I posted a story here about a Nigerian student who was allegedly stabbed to death in his apartment by a group of boys, also said to be Nigerians, he had issues with at a club a day before his death. (Read story here).The man in the pic above is the person late Ebinabo Mendeinyo allegedly attacked at the Christmas party that led to a reprisal attack from his friends, who now claim that Ebi jumped from his apartment building to his death, that they didn't touch him. Continue to read a version of events they send to meI am really sorry this boy had to die but the details surrounding his death is false andCyprus police are only concerned about jailing someone for his suicide. I am not involved in the incident but someone I know was involved and this has made him want ...

‘Zakzaky ran a parallel government for 40 years’ – Sheikh Gumi

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While speaking with newsmen in Kaduna, renowned Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi accused the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, of running a parallel government in the North. He alleged that for 40 years of its existence, the Shiite sect conducted military training of its members. He said;“The Shiites have been embarking on military training and producing cadets and soldiers. The Islamic Movement of Nigeria does not recognize the corporate entity of Nigeria. The group is not registered. They operate above the law and they get direct foreign aid.”The cleric said that the late president Umara Yaradua informed him of the importation of large caches of weapons into the country by the sect with the cooperation of Iran, he also said he wrote a letter year warning a

OPEC says a $10 trillion investment is needed to prevent a massive spike in oil prices

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OPEC says that $10 trillion worth of investment will need to flow into oil and gas through 2040 in order to meet the world’s energy needs.The OPEC published its World Oil Outlook 2015 (WOO) in late December, which struck a much more pessimistic note on the state of oil markets than in the past. On the one hand, OPEC does not see oil prices returning to triple-digit territory within the next 25 years, a strikingly bearish conclusion. The group expects oil prices to rise by an average of about $5 per year over the course of this decade, only reaching $80 per barrel in 2020. From there, it sees oil prices rising slowly, hitting $95 per barrel in 2040.Long-term projections are notoriously inaccurate, and oil prices are impossible to predict only a few years out, let alone a few decades from no

See what Reuters said about Nigeria

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An article in Reuters by John Cohen detailing pervasive corruption in Ukraine was titled: Corruption In Ukraine Is So Bad, A Nigerian Prince Would Be Embarrassed.' Lol. Imagine. The article goes on to explain just how corrupt Ukraine is."When it comes to Ukrainian corruption, the numbers speak for themselves. Over $12 billion per year disappears from the Ukrainian budget, according to an adviser to Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau.And in its most recent review of global graft, anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International ranked Ukraine 142 out of 174 countries on its Corruption Perceptions Index — below countries such as Uganda, Nicaragua and Nigeria. Ordinary Ukrainians also endure paying petty bribes in all areas of life. From vehicle registration, to getting their childr