The Screwing of Nigeria by Corruption – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nigeria: Why Looting May Not Stop by Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye; Oasis of Greatness Publishers Ltd, Benin City, Nigeria; 2019; 112pp It’s corruption, stupid! I am only aping Bill Clinton’s campaign slogan: “It’s the economy, stupid!” There have been many pretenders who…

South Africa election: ANC faces tough test 25 years after apartheid (BBC)

Anger over corruption, the faltering economy and land reform are key issues as South Africans vote in the sixth democratic national election since apartheid ended 25 years ago. Young people queuing to vote have been speaking of their difficulties in…

PMB’s Second Term: Looking back, and looking forward – Femi Adesina

To borrow the words of colourful First Republic politician, Chief Ozumba Mbadiwe, “come has finally come to become” for President Muhammadu Buhari, as he has won election to serve a second term in office, after a pulsating contest. The country,…

Buhari thanks Tinubu, Amaechi and Oshiomhole for victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked the trio of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Rotoimi Amaechi and Adams Oshiomhole for his victory in the presidential elections of Saturday February 23, 2019. In a 12 paragraph statement, Buhari who beat his main rival, Atiku…

Stop killing people anyhow, Buhari warns police

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Wudil, Kano State, warned the police to desist from acts which tend to bring the community in conflict with them. The President said unprofessional conducts such as illegal detentions, extrajudicial killings, torture and violation of…

Fighting corruption is not an economic policy – Peter Obi

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has advised that fighting corruption should not be regarded as an economic policy, arguing that once strong institutions are built, that it will automatically put a wedge…

Finally: Atiku heads to America (The Cable)

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has finally been issued a visa to the United States, TheCable can report. A family source disclosed this to TheCable on Saturday and confirmed that the former vice-president has left…

PMB to GEJ: Stop playing the ostrich

The Presidency has rejected what it describes as former president, Goodluck Jonathan’s astonishing claim that there is more corruption in the country compared to when he left office. “This is absolutely untrue,” said a statement by Special Adviser to the…

We said it!!! Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate

Weeks before the PDP primaries that produced Atiku Abubakar as presidential candidate, thisislagos.ng gave reasons why Atiku would pick Petet Obi and what an Atiku/Obi Ticket will mean for Nigeria. The reasons are reproduced below: Thisislagos tells you why an…

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