President Muhammadu Buhari has again knocked governors, accusing them of stealing local government funds and stifling development of rural communities. The criticism came barely 24 hours after the Minister for State Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba had blamed the state executives for the high rate of poverty in theContinue Reading

…As World Bank counsels FG, States to suspend N6trn subsidy, inject into Agriculture BY EFE MODESTUS As food prices remain unabated across the country President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, launched $575 million Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project, RAAMP, to provide roads for farmers and boost rural economy Buhari who wasContinue Reading

BY JAMES AKINOLA OSOGBO—Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, had a handful, yesterday, in his first 24 hours in office. He dethroned three monarchs enthroned recently by his predecessor, Adegboyega Oyetola; suspended the chairman and members of the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission, OSIEC; and sacked via executive orders, no fewer than 12,000Continue Reading

• Ex-VP most suitable choice, says ex-Bauchi gov, Mu’azau BY GODDY OBINWA Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said Nigeria, under the leadership of All progressives Congress (APC), is bleeding and required a qualified individual to rescue it from collapsing He said the people were hungryContinue Reading