$1.1 billion Deal: Adoke Kogi Home Raided Again

Three Former Presidents endorsed the Settlement Agreement, Adoke Insists   By Abdul Rahman Aliagan   Several times this year, the houses of the former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Muhammed Bello Adoke, SAN, has been raided by the men of Nigerian security agency in search of cash and unidentified documents involving […]

11th Abuja Housing Show to Offer Solutions to Housing Problems – Festus Adebayo

Barrister Festus Adebayo is the Chief Executive Officer of Fesadeb Communications Limited, the Founder and Convener of Abuja Housing Show, unarguably the biggest Housing Show in West Africa.  The lawyer turned communications expert has become synonymous with housing and construction in Nigeria.   The Osun-born entrepreneur has trudged   through the slippery track of the housing industry in […]

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Signs 2017 Appropriation Bill into Law

By Time Nigeria Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo signed the 2017 Appropriation Bill of the sum of N7.44 trillion into law, Monday.   Osinbajo who described the event as “an important milestone’’ in President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, also themed the budget as the budget of economic recovery and growth. “Budget of Economic Recovery and Growth’’ […]

Can Buharinomics fix Nigeria?

…By Abdul Rahman Aliagan It was certainly not the kind of outing the Progressive Governors Forum had envisaged when they invited Prof. Charles Soludo to address them as guest speaker in Kaduna, the old political capital of the North. The setting was the fourth edition of the Progressive Governance Lecture Series  held recently and which  had […]

Can They Pass Integrity Test?

By Abdul Rahman Aliagan Until lately, Nigeria used to be at the receiving end of snide remarks  in international circles with regards to its corruption indices. Of 168 countries surveyed by Transparency International, an anti-corruption group in Germany in its annual Corruption Perception Index, Nigeria ranked 32nd from the bottom. Tragically, it is even difficult […]

I am an incurable optimist on Project Nigeria – Omotosho

Dr Mike Omotosho is the Governor of Rotary International District 9125, the district that encompasses  23 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Rotary International has a rich history of about 110 years with more than 1.2 million neighbours, friends and community leaders aligning to create positive and  lasting change in their respective communities  around the […]

2015: The Religion Joker

By Abdul Rahma Aliagan When the well-known political theorist, Leo Strauss, turned attention to the issue of politics and religion in his reflections, he presented it as a problem—the “theologico-political problem.” He probably had Nigeria in mind as religion,  and  perhaps its underpinnings,  have become  paradoxically  a portent  danger as well as  magical elixir  to be […]

Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari: A New Vista Beckons

After decades of stagnation, the emergence of Muhammadu Buhari as President offers immense possibilities for  Africa’s largest economy, writes Muhammad Nuradeen, Editor. The Naira may have risen a notch higher from its   all-time low a  while ago,  the stock markets are down but not completely out while  foreign reserves has been depleted faster than ever. The economy in the face of   rebounding oil […]