Amidst the series of tough decisions rolled out by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Nigerian economy gasps for breath under the weight of low oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic, a mini-war broke out between the Central Bank of Nigeria … Read the rest
The poor in Nigeria are continually stripped of subsidies that subside the existential hurt that comes with living in the poverty capital of the world.
Petrol subsidies are particularly enduring emotional blackmail weapons against the poor by people in government.… Read the rest
Trump and Buhari
On Tuesday, at a ministerial performance retreat in Abuja, Nigeria’s President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), told an interesting story about his USA counterpart, Donald Trump. Given how taciturn he could be, those rare moments when he tells stories about … Read the rest
“So this is how we will just adjust to the new fuel price at the petrol stations, and government will get away with the imposition of greater hardship on the people?”
“No. Government is very clear. The fuel subsidy regime … Read the rest
The All Progressives Congress (APC) subsists on lies and deceit, like its twin the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but the party told a fundamental truth on September 2 when it said in a statement, according to the Sun, that Buhari’s … Read the rest
It wasn’t that long ago, 2016 to be exact, when Comrade Adams Oshiomhole—the then-governor of Edo—traversed the state with Mr. Godwin Obaseki urging the people to support his governorship bid. But this was no random act of gratuitousness. Obaseki had … Read the rest
Nigerians have hailed Big brother Naija housemate, Laycon for staying calm despite being called unprintable names by fellow housemate Erica.
After the Saturday night party, there was drama in the #BBNaija as BBNaija house as Erica went on insulting Laycon … Read the rest
BBNaija housemate Erica says she does not mind if she gets disqualified today after abusing Laycon earlier.
A few minutes after the Saturday night party, Erica insulted Laycon for telling fellow housemates that she tried to kiss him while she … Read the rest
Argentinean outlet TyC Sports insist that Lionel Messi will see out the final year of his contract at Barcelona and will issue a statement in due course to confirm his decision. Those claims were backed up by Sphera Sports earlier … Read the rest