CSOs CLAIM POLITICS OF 2023 RESPONSIBLE FOR PLOT TO OUST KAWU MODIBBO AS NBC DG

Coalition of Civil Society Organizations comprising of Competence Governance for Accountability and Civic Trust and Beyond Boundaries Legacies Leadership Initiative, have expressed worries that the politics of 2023 is linked to the plot to remove Modibbo Kawu, the Director General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). In a press statement released to the media, they accused what they referred as the “Self Acclaimed National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), who claims to be the Jagaban of Nigerian politics” for being behind this plot because of his Presidential ambition in…

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A hypocritical Obasanjo and the theory of deliberate mischief

By Abiodun Israel Former President Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ) is more restless than a grasshopper on green fields. He is inexplicably an excited elder statesman, meaninglessly loquacious and implicitly spats at himself, with his self-centered criticisms, but thinks he is upbraiding incumbent leaders. Agreed, Nigeria has been messed up since independence; but more intensely, during the 16 years PDP held power in the country, after the return of democracy in 1999. And OBJ is a focal person in laying the foundation of this decay and degeneration in the system for eight…

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Emefiele: Scholars hail Buhari, task FG against replacing security chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has again received a pat on the back over the reappointment of Godwin Emefiele as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a final five-year term. The Association of Nigerian Scholars in Diaspora, an umbrella organization of Nigerian scholars in the Diaspora, which gave the commendation, noted that reappointment of Godwin Emefiele as the apex bank governor’s boss was indeed a welcome development that depicts a strong political will by the government of Nigeria towards repositioning Nigeria to take its pride of place in the comity of…

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