Nuhu Ribadu for Governor Adamawa State

Nuhu Ribadu for Governor Adamawa State
Nuhu Ribadu for Governor Adamawa State


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Sunday, 1 March 2015

Boko Haram: Ribadu commends Jonathan, Nigerian soldiers, others for successes

By Premium Times
The Adamawa State People's Democratic Party, PDP, gubernatorial candidate, Nuhu Ribadu, has lauded the efforts of President Goodluck Jonathan and security operatives for routing the Boko Haram insurgents from occupied territories with minimal collateral damage.

He said both the political leadership and the armed forces deserve a vote of confidence from Nigerians as they stepped up efforts to totally dislodge the insurgents from communities they hitherto occupied.

Issues in Nigerian politics: The Gen. Buhari challenge

By Salihu Moh. Lukman
Background: The Democratic Context and Contest

Recently, His Excellency, Amb. (retd.) Ignatius C. Olisemeka, former Nigerian Ambassador to the United States, made the point "a leader must have a strong, solid, moral and disciplined background, the inspirational ability to galvanize his people to higher, lofty and common purpose." 

This was contained in one of the rarely expected testimonials endorsing Gen. Buhari's leadership and why he should be the next President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. 

Saturday, 28 February 2015

False ministration: How not to sell as a candidate

By Frank Opara
Personally, I find nothing wrong with a 72-year old who decides to seek medical attention after an exhaustive round of campaign rallies in a country like ours. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), the APC presidential flag bearer in the forthcoming general elections is human after all. 

He did what every sensible human being would do, irrespective of age. In all conscience, and as far as my knowledge can offer, he has not committed any crime or broken any law as a Nigerian.

Friday, 27 February 2015

No need for panic buying, NNPC assures - corporation injects additional 688 million litres of petrol into the market

Press Release
The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Friday, called on members of the public not to engage in panic purchase and hoarding of petroleum products as the Corporation is working with all downstream industry stakeholders to eliminate the noticeable artificially induced fuel queues in some fuel stations.

Human Rights Commission, civil society emphasize protection of rights during 2015 elections


Representatives of the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room (Situation Room) met with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday, 26th February 2015 in Abuja, concerning arrangements for the protection of the human right to franchise and participation in the 2015 elections (#Franchise2015).

Senator Lar praises EFCC’s professionalism

Press Release
Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde (left) and Senator Victor Lar, Chairman, Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics, Financial Crimes and Anti-Corruption (Photo: EFCC Media Unit)
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics, Financial Crimes and Anti-Corruption, Senator Victor Lar, has commended the efforts of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in projecting the image for Nigeria through the fight against economic and financial crimes.

He made the commendation on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the 2014 budget defence by EFCC, before the National Assembly.

Thursday, 26 February 2015

‘I'm irrevocably committed to Abuja Peace Accord’ - Buhari

Press Release 
The All Progressives Congress Campaign Office (APCCO) has restated General Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to the historic peace accord jointly entered into between him and President Goodluck Jonathan, as a means to forestall violence during and after the forthcoming general elections. 

In a statement released in London, United Kingdom on Thursday and signed by Malam Garba Shehu, Director of Media and Publicity of the campaign, General Buhari is quoted to have said that Nigeria was bigger than any political party or any individual, and that the country’s greatness would outlive any election. 

N6.5bn aviation scam: S’Court orders speedy trial of Borishade

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The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Monday, February 23, 2015, set aside the order of the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, which allowed the removal from the records of court, a confessional statement of the Personal Assistant to former Minister of Aviation, Professor Babalola Borishade in a case of N6.5bn (six billion, five hundred million naira) fraud.

Borishade is being prosecuted alongside Roland Iyayi and George Eder, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Avsatel Communications Limited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on a 15-count amended charge bordering on conspiracy, forgery and abuse of office.