EFCC detains ex-AGF Aondoakaa over $182m Halliburton scandal

The Halliburton case relates to an alleged $182m contract involving a four-company joint venture to build a liquefied natural gas plant on Bonny Island. Aondoakaa had been accused of frustrating investigations into the case during his time as the AGF between…Read More

Something strange is happening in the South-West - by Azuka Onwuka

The killing of the street evangelist, Mrs Eunice Elisha, two weekends ago in Kubwa, Abuja was the final point that made me conclude that something strange and inexplicable has happened to the Yoruba in the past one year. Two Saturdays ago, The Punch broke…Read More

Buhari should come forward

It is now time to do so in the in the interest of Nigeria. Every attempt must be made to be guided by the truth and facts, because that's what Nigerians want Buhari to do. Not only is the fellowship program Buhari attended not a Masters program, the…Read More

Nigeria’s currency crisis; How to make a hard-currency shortage worse. The Economist

Mar 19th 2016 | ABUJA THE mutterings of discontent are growing louder in Nigeria’s street markets. The price of a bag of rice has surged by 12.5% in the past month. Supplies of bread have dwindled after bakers turned off their ovens to protest about the…Read More

Majority Nigerians unimpressed by Buhari government’s anti-corruption war – Transparency International

An overwhelming number of Nigerians think corruption is on the rise and that the government is doing little to fight it, a new survey by Transparency International and Afrobarometre published on Tuesday, has shown. The report, which is a result of a survey…Read More

NIGERIA IS A PATHETIC COUNTRY!

NIGERIA IS A PATHETIC COUNTRY! “Nigeria's national budget is 5 trillion Naira? [in 2013] Nigeria is not a poor country then, Nigeria is a miserable country. Five trillion Naira would be something like 33 billion USD or some 25 billion Euros. And this is the…Read More

CORRUPTION: Why Africa/Nigeria Isn't Rising By James Gibney

To understand why, pick up Tom Burgis's "The Looting Machine," a bracing look at why a continent blessed with one-third of the world's hydrocarbon and mineral wealth remains mired in poverty and dysfunction. A former Africa correspondent for the Financial…Read More
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