Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tag "governance"

    Anglican primate describes act of blaming past governments as ‘moral evil’

Anglican primate describes act of blaming past governments as ‘moral evil’

Nicholas Okoh, primate of the church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), has warned leaders against shifting blame to others after being elected into power.He said it is "moral evil" for an elected public servant to blame past administrations for challenges being experienced by Nigerians, rather than improve the lives of the citizens.Okoh said this on Sunday in his presidential address to [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Buhari’s ‘one term’ statement of 2011 not applicable anymore

Femi Adesina: Buhari’s ‘one term’ statement of 2011 not applicable anymore

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says his principal's 2011 statement that he will only be president for one term is not applicable anymore.Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme on Tuesday, Adesina said Buhari entertained pleas for him to be president for the past one year before declaring his intention."The other one of running one term was [...]

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    Kachikwu: New oil licences will be issued when PIGB becomes law

Kachikwu: New oil licences will be issued when PIGB becomes law

Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, says new licences for oil blocks will be issued when the petroleum industry governance bill (PIGB) is passed by the national assembly. [...]

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    Osibanjo: Why Buhari and I didn’t visit Dapchi

Osibanjo: Why Buhari and I didn’t visit Dapchi

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has spoken on the reason he and President Muhammadu Buhari have not visited Dapchi in Yobe state where 110 students were abducted two weeks ago.Both men have been criticised for not paying condolence visits to places where abductions and avoidable deaths were recorded in recent times.Among these states are Benue, Zamfara and Taraba.Speaking with journalists over the [...]

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    Magu is going nowhere, says Osinbajo

Magu is going nowhere, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is “going nowhere”.The senate has demanded the replacement of the anti-graft czar who failed its screening on two separate occasions but the presidency has allowed Magu to carry on with his job.To protest the refusal to sack Magu, the upper legislative chamber suspended the screening [...]

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    ‘Nepotism, blame game, incompetence’ – the ‘sins’ of Buhari as listed by Obasanjo

‘Nepotism, blame game, incompetence’ – the ‘sins’ of Buhari as listed by Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo issued a blistering "special press release" on Tuesday, taking his “brother”, President Muhammadu Buhari, to the cleaners.Here is a rundown of the eight “sins” of Buhari  as revealed by the former president. ‘CORRUPTION’Obasanjo accused the president of “condoning corruption” within the presidency.According to him, even though Buhari should be given some credit in his fight against insurgency and [...]

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    The governance style of President Muhammadu Buhari

The governance style of President Muhammadu Buhari

BY MODESTUS UMENZEKWEPresident Muhammadu Buhari was studying this Nation in a very, very close and uncomfortable arena. He was all the while in London going through his ill health thinking how Nigeria could be. In spite of various accusations and name calling, still he was calm and humble.Criticise Mr President today and hear his explanation tomorrow you begin to regret [...]

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    INTERVIEW:  No country can function effectively under the current structure in Nigeria, says Onumah

INTERVIEW: No country can function effectively under the current structure in Nigeria, says Onumah

Chido Onumah is a Nigerian/Canadian journalist and author, who studied at the University of Calabar and received an MA in journalism from the University of Western Ontario.For over two decades, Onumah worked as a journalist, rights activist and media trainer in Nigeria, Ghana, Canada, India, US, The Caribbean and Spain.In this interview with TheCable, the distinguished scholar, who just authored [...]

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