Two weeks after the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, publicly beratedher husband's administration, she has expressed unflinching support for the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. She said her priority is to ensure the President's administration succeeds, whichb, according to her, will require a collective effort. She stated this in Benisheik, one of the...
A discreet investigation conducted by the Nigerian Army led to the arrest of a major and a captain who are allegedly leaking information to Boko Haram. It was gathered that the investigation followed the October 22 attack on troops' location in Gashigar town in Borno State. Media reports had claimed that...
President John Mahama has said his government has already invested heavily in socioeconomic infrastructure, something he says, the Democratic candidate in the US Hilary Clinton is now promising to do if elected. According to the President, the magnitude of infrastructure developments Ghana has witnessed under his reign has put the...
The Federal Government and terrorist sect Boko Haram have entered the final stage of negotiations for the release of more Chibok schoolgirls. 276 schoolgirls were abducted from a Government Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State, two years ago. A fortnight ago, 21 of the girls were released following negotiations brokered by...
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday, October 24, said that his administration fought corruption, but not in the media. Jonathan said he reformed the anti-corruption agencies in the country to enhance their capacity to function effectively. "We reformed the institutions and introduced various mechanisms to stop the corruption problems in our...
At least 83 Nigerian soldiers, including a commanding officer, are said to have gone missing. The soldiers were unaccounted for after Boko Haram terrorists attacked their base in Gashigar village, Borno state, on October 17. According to Premium Times, which cited top military sources, as at Friday October 21, four...
he Minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun has spoken up for her boss, President Buhari, following the bashing he received for saying his wife, Aisha Buhari belongs to the kitchen. Buhari slammed his wife for alleging that some powerful people who did not work for him to come to power, have...
This is a satiric letter of a son to her mother. Any resemblance to any character living or dead is deeply regretted. Read and enjoy Dear mother, Can we skip the pleasantries today because I trust you are doing well? I know you have an anchor that keeps the soul, Christ....
In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene reflects on Muhammadu Buhari's recent comments about his wife and offers her view of what Nigeria's president got wrong. I went to a family wedding in Washington DC this past week. I mention it because wives have been...
The presidential nominee of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has promised to establish a ginger processing factory in the Atwima Kwanwoma constituency of the Ashanti region if voted into power. He believes this will create jobs for the teeming youth and do away with the...