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OPINION: Anti-Graft War, Loot Recovery And Economic Development

By Jide Ayobolu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Island of Jersey and the United States to repatriate looted assets. To this end, the federal cabinet yesterday asked the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to sign tripartite assets sharing agreement […]

OPINION: Strengthening The Socio-Economic Wellbeing Of Corps Members

By Jide Ayobolu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) -The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has said the monthly allowance of corp members has been increased to N33,000. Ibrahim revealed this while addressing corps members during a working visit to the NYSC secretariat in Bauchi State. He said the increase is in […]

OPINION: Extraditing High Profile Looters, By Jide Ayobolu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – No fewer than 18 high-profile looters in different parts of the world will be extradited soon, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has said. He told reporters in Ilorin, yesterday that: “The request of President Muhammadu Buhari in London for the extradition of alleged looters […]

REJOINDER: Response By John Chiahemen To A Publication “On The Matter Of Gotel Expatriates”

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – My attention has been drawn to a publication in The News/PM News and Sahara Reporters online news sites, both of January 16, 2020, captioned ‘On the matter of Gotel Expatriates’ (“the publication”).  In the publication, Paul Ibe, the Media Adviser to Gotel’s Founder, His Excellency Atiku Abubakar, made some false and libelous […]

KPMG SME Report: Firstbank Named Biggest Mover In 2019

Written by Collins Nweze (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Capital is crucial in driving sustainable Small and Medium Enterprises'(SMEs’) growth and uplifting the economy. First Bank of Nigeria Limited, as part of the launch of its specialised SMEs’ propositions, has continually supported SMEs through diverse initiatives. The bank says its support for SMEs is in line with […]

OPINION – Refineries: Repairs Without Commensurate Results

By Jide Ayobolu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The three refineries owned by the Federal Government lost a total of N111.27bn from January to September this year, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said in its September report. The refineries posted a loss of N96.31bn in the same period in 2018, according to the NNPC data. Nigeria, Africa’s […]

OPINION: Obasanjo’s Visit to El Rufai, By Jideofor Adibe

 (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Obasanjo’s  recent visit to the Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El Rufai, has dominated the media the past one week.  During the visit, the former President reportedly reflected on the Kaduna state governor’s spat with the Senate when he was Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister and his refusal to apologise to […]

ECOWAS Ministers Focus On Financing Action-Plan To Combat Terrorism

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Financing action plans to combat terrorism ravaging ECOWAS Member States has been listed as top agenda among other matters to be discussed during the 83rd Ordinary Session of ECOWAS Council of Ministers. Mr Kalla Ankouroa, Chairman of the Council and Niger Republic’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, made this known on Tuesday in Abuja, […]

Bayelsa Government To Launch Student Higher Education Loan Scheme

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Government will on Thursday launch the State Higher Education Loan Scheme, as part of its efforts to ensure sustainable funding for students in tertiary institutions.   The scheme which is the first of its kind in the country will give indigent students of the state extraction in tertiary institutions […]

OPINION: Dealing With The Perennial Glitches Of The Physically Challenged Persons

By Jide Ayobolu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A commission that will be responsible for the activities and welfare of people living with disabilities in Nigeria will be established soon, the Federal Government has announced. It said the commission would be the next action to be taken by the present administration with respect to supporting the PLWDs. […]

Stakeholders In Enugu Want Citizens to Demand Rights In Water, Sanitation Issues

From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Stakeholders in Enugu state, South- East Nigeria, have expressed concern over the nonchalant attitude of elected political office holders in the state and country at large in the area of water sanitation and hygiene (WASH), challenging the citizens to rise up and demand for their rights in that regard. […]

Opinion: Increased VAT Accruals, By Jide Ayobolu

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The country earned a total of N876.09bn from Value Added Tax in the first nine months of this year, statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics have revealed. The NBS in its VAT report which was released recently said the sum of N289.03bn was generated in the first quarter while N311.94bn […]

OPINION: Making The Best Out Of Steel Development, By Jide Ayobolu

Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, Nigeria's Minister of Mines and Steel Development

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development says President Muhammadu Buhari has given marching orders to his ministry for the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Company. Adegbite disclosed this in Abuja during an interactive session with newsmen on the proposed Nigerian solid minerals downstream workshop scheduled to hold Dec. 2. […]

OPINION: Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu: Politics with Potentials, Dignity And Results

 Photo: Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu during the just concluded Kogi governorship and senatorial elections. By Igho Akengha, Abuja (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Politicians all over the world are interestingly different. Some politicians are mere noise makers and attention seekers. In most cases, characters under this category are lightweight when it comes to ratings and delivery of critical […]

OPINION:Kogi, Bayelsa 2019 Governorship Election: Foretelling The Outcome

By Omoshola Deji (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Democracy is earning the power to govern through free, fair and credible elections. Nigeria is a democratic state, but the leadership recruitment process is largely undemocratic. Material and financial inducements determines victory, the security agencies are political, and the umpire lacks the capacity and will to conduct credible polls. […]

OPINION: Sanwo-Olu’s Dilemma And The Burden Of Lagos State

By Akintokunbo A Adejumo (akinadejum@aol.com)  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – “Lagos is a shameful state with a lot of “promise” because of the access to funds relative to other states. Lagos gets a lot of unnecessary commendation and not enough scrutiny. The state of finance in the state is both shameful and annoying. Government keeps quiet, citizens […]

 OPINION: Restoring Pensioners Dignity in Imo, By Austin Uganwa

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Imo State Governor, Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha last Friday restored the self-worth and optimism of the largely distressed Imo retirees. At a stakeholder meeting he organized at Concorde Hotel in Owerri to interface with the senior citizens, he put to an end the anxieties surrounding the 5-year non-payment of pensions. He told […]

WANTED FOR NIGERIA: Good Leaders with Sacrificial Mien!

Akintokunbo A Adejumo (akinadejum@aol.com) (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – “Nigeria is 59 while United States of America is 243 years old, Japan was founded on 11th February 660 BC, Russia is 1156 years old, France is 1600 years old and Germany over a thousand years not forgetting England which was founded in 927 AD. If you tell […]

OPINION: A Sorry Tale of the South West of Nigeria

Akintokunbo A Adejumo, akinadejum@aol.com  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Western Region was a subdivision of the Federation of Nigeria until 1967 and its capital was at Ibadan. It was established in 1939 under British rule as a subdivision of the Southern Nigeria colony. Upon independence of Nigeria in 1960, it became one of the members of […]

Osinbajo: The Travails of a Vice President

By Jideofor Adibe (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – This is not the best of times for the Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Since the beginning of Buhari’s second term in office, there has been speculations on whether the VP would continue to enjoy the sort of legroom he was allowed in the government during the regime’s first […]

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